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The Switch

September 16, 2013

The Switch

Rigidity about the beginnings and ends of seasons for clothing denies the variability of our climate. Labor Day has come…

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Five Tips for Better Shoe Polishing

September 2, 2013

Five Tips For Better Shoe Polishing

I spent a little bit of time this weekend polishing an old pair of chukkas of mine. Though their pebble…

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Should You Use Sole Protectors?

August 15, 2013

Should You Use Sole Protectors?

A long time ago, when I first started buying high-quality footwear, I used to have my cobbler put sole protectors…

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Q and Answer: What Shoe Care Products Should You Consider (Part One)

July 1, 2013

Q And Answer: What Shoe Care Products Should You Consider (Part One)

Lookyoungspeakold writes us to ask: I just watched the PTO episode on shoes and am now working on picking up some…

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The Unnecessary but Useful</strong><strong> Sleeve Board

June 13, 2013

The Unnecessary but Useful Sleeve Board

Ironing is a pretty simple and straightforward task that only requires an ironing board and iron. However, I’ve found it’s useful to…

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Closet Maintenance: Consider a “One in, One out” Policy

June 6, 2013

Closet Maintenance: Consider A “One In, One Out” Policy

When I began thinking about my clothing purchases beyond “Hey I like that shirt,” and building a wardrobe thoughtfully, season…

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Reweaving Holes

April 24, 2013

Reweaving Holes

Want to see something neat? If you ever develop a hole in your clothes – whether from a moths, pulled…

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A Tale of Two Hangers

March 25, 2013

A Tale Of Two Hangers

Over the weekend, I was going through the archives of Tutto Fatto a Mano, a blog about tailoring I really…

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The Single Most Important Shoe Care Tip

March 20, 2013

The Single Most Important Shoe Care Tip

I accepted some time ago that few people – including the people I know who are as interested in men’s…

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Finding a Good Dry Cleaner

March 14, 2013

Finding A Good Dry Cleaner

With the amount of information online about clothing construction and quality, there’s surprisingly little about how to find a good…

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Seasonal Transitions

March 13, 2013

Seasonal Transitions

Spring officially starts next week, which means now is a good time to start thinking about whether or not you’d…

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A Cheap Iron

February 22, 2013

A Cheap Iron

A year or two ago, I got inspired to up my ironing game. I read some iron reviews and bought…

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Proper Garment Care

January 21, 2013

Proper Garment Care

Buying high quality garments, with the assumption that they’re built to last, only means something if you know how to…

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Men’s Ex on Shoe Care

January 14, 2013

Men’s Ex On Shoe Care

If you’re interested in knowing how to fully take care of your shoes, StyleForum member Nutcracker has kindly taken the…

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Beware of Steamers

December 27, 2012

Beware Of Steamers

A garment steamer, like the one you see above, can be useful to take out wrinkles. If you use one,…

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