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Very Early Morning Suit: What to Look for at the Royal Wedding

May 17, 2018

Very Early Morning Suit: What To Look For At The Royal Wedding

Weddings are one of the few remaining occasions where any real dress code applies, and even there, the rules today…

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Jason Jules on John Simons, Patron Saint of English Ivy

April 19, 2018

Jason Jules On John Simons, Patron Saint Of English Ivy

In an age where everyone buys almost everything off the internet, sometimes from far-flung warehouses located in other countries, it’s…

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Slightly Annoying Habit

April 11, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg’s Slightly Annoying Habit

Dozens of articles have been written about Mark Zuckerberg’s clothing choices this week. The usual hoodie-and-jeans clad CEO showed up…

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Bill Cunningham Left Behind a Secret Memoir

March 21, 2018

Bill Cunningham Left Behind A Secret Memoir

Finally, some good news. The New York Times announced today that Bill Cunningham left behind a secret memoir, which will be published…

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Hertling Trouser Factory Looking to Close

March 15, 2018

Hertling Trouser Factory Looking To Close

Well, this post has aged poorly. Just two months after we published a story on how Hertling is still going strong,…

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Velvet Draped the Oscars

March 7, 2018

Velvet Draped The Oscars

Trends in formalwear move at a glacial pace, as there’s only so much one can do with traditional black tie,…

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L.L. Bean Area Man Dissatisfied

February 14, 2018

L.L. Bean Area Man Dissatisfied

If you thought people returning yard sale finds to L.L. Bean were bad, some are taking the Freeport company to…

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LL Bean Scraps Legendary Lifetime Guarantee

February 9, 2018

LL Bean Scraps Legendary Lifetime Guarantee

LL Bean has a legendary guarantee. It’s not a 30-day guarantee or even a guarantee against defects. It’s a lifetime satisfaction…

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North Korea’s Miracle Fabric Made from Stone

January 18, 2018

North Korea’s Miracle Fabric Made From Stone

This might stretch the boundaries of what we talk about here at Put This On, but Reuters has one of…

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How Seriously Daniel Day Lewis Embraced His Role in Phantom Thread

January 17, 2018

How Seriously Daniel Day Lewis Embraced His Role In Phantom Thread

Vanity Fair has a nice article this week on how Daniel Day Lewis trained for his role in the new film…

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When Clothing Really Matters: Eva Hagberg Fisher’s Essay on Appearance and Credibility for Women

January 4, 2018

When Clothing Really Matters: Eva Hagberg Fisher’s Essay On Appearance And Credibility For Women

At Put This On, most of what we write about falls into two basic categories: dressing to make the right…

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More American Textile Plant Closures Ahead

December 4, 2017

More American Textile Plant Closures Ahead

It’s been a tough year for American textile companies, especially those with operations in North Carolina. Earlier this year, Cone…

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How A Swastika Shirt From a Skate Label Ended Up In Discount Stores

November 21, 2017

How A Swastika Shirt From A Skate Label Ended Up In Discount Stores

Business of Fashion has a fascinating read on how a shirt made by skate company Airwalk ended up in a…

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Bloomberg on What’s Causing the Retail Apocalypse

November 15, 2017

Bloomberg On What’s Causing The Retail Apocalypse

Over at Bloomberg, there’s an interesting article on what’s driving the retail apocalypse. If you haven’t heard, brick-and-mortar stores across…

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Ivy Style Guys are Bummed About Diversity

November 8, 2017

Ivy Style Guys Are Bummed About Diversity

Christian at Ivy Style reports this week that LL Bean is trying to reach out to a more diverse demographic….

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