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Men’s Wearhouse Said to Weigh Bid for Allen Edmonds

October 23, 2013

Men’s Wearhouse Said To Weigh Bid For Allen Edmonds

Men’s Wearhouse Said to Weigh Bid for Allen Edmonds In a strange bit of news, Men’s Wearhouse is apparently putting…

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What A Clown Taught Me About Dressing

September 23, 2013

What A Clown Taught Me About Dressing

Or: How Not To Be A Lonely Nerd In A Fedora I’ll admit it here and now: I went to…

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The Point of Distinction

September 20, 2013

The Point Of Distinction

Here at Put This On, we’re all about encouraging a simple, classic aesthetic. You won’t find Ed Hardy t-shirts or…

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The Problem with Labeling

September 5, 2013

The Problem With Labeling

Pete posted a great excerpt yesterday from a recent New Yorker article about the relevancy of country-of-origin labels in the…

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Men (British men, anyway) are spending more on shoes than women

August 19, 2013

Men (British Men, Anyway) Are Spending More On Shoes Than Women

Industry analysts were shocked by recent market research reports that show that men (British men, anyway) are spending more on…

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New York Times piece on Spivack’s exhibit

August 14, 2013

New York Times Piece On Spivack’s Exhibit

It’s probably BS that Hemingway’s shortest story was the six-word “For sale: baby shoes, never worn,” but nevertheless the clothes…

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Clothes & the Quiet Movie Theater <em>How To Gain Super Powers With Your Clothing Alone </em>

August 8, 2013

Clothes & The Quiet Movie Theater How To Gain Super Powers With Your Clothing Alone

– At the Movies with Anil Dash At least in my quiet corner of the internet, all anyone’s talking about…

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The Importance of a Good Fit

August 8, 2013

The Importance Of A Good Fit

Following Pete’s post on Panta, I thought I’d share this great photo of our friend Ed Morel. There are so…

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When You Need It NOW! (You Shoulda Got It THEN!)

August 1, 2013

When You Need It NOW! (You Shoulda Got It THEN!)

A huge portion of the emails I get at Put This On are about men who NEED IT NOW! They’ve…

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The Personal Uniform

July 23, 2013

The Personal Uniform

I try and abide by Archival Clothing’s resolutions, in particular “Come up with a signature uniform. Wear it once a…

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Anthony Weiner gets 2 legs up on NYC mayoral competitors with bright trousers

July 1, 2013

Anthony Weiner Gets 2 Legs Up On NYC Mayoral Competitors With Bright Trousers

New York Daily News: Anthony Weiner gets 2 legs up on NYC mayoral competitors with bright trousers “Is it a…

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Why Pay for Canvas?

June 24, 2013

Why Pay For Canvas?

As many readers know, suit jackets and sport coats mainly come in three types of construction: fused, half-canvassed, and fully-canvassed….

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What I Learned From My Father

June 13, 2013

What I Learned From My Father

Recently Max Wastler of All Plaid Out asked me to write a brief piece about what I’d learned from my…

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A Shade Lighter

May 2, 2013

A Shade Lighter

I’m a big believer in dressing seasonally. Consider a simple, basic pairing: a blue oxford cloth button down shirt with…

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Professionalism

April 30, 2013

Professionalism

Several years ago, I started reading Put This On and started to think with slightly more purpose about how I…

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