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The Darker Dress Shirt

September 13, 2018

The Darker Dress Shirt

Summer is often a more daring time for clothing — for loud prints, short shorts, and unbuttoned buttons — and…

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Fall Sports: Track Jackets

September 6, 2018

Fall Sports: Track Jackets

Damon Albarn, rudely awakened by the dustman. I hesitated to write about track jackets. As synthetic, shapeless, valuing-comfort-over-appearance leisurewear, they’re…

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Our Favorite Things This Summer

August 13, 2018

Our Favorite Things This Summer

The term wardrobe essential is often used to describe those generic items in our closet that almost everyone owns (or…

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Art Dad Style: Geoff McFetridge

August 9, 2018

Art Dad Style: Geoff McFetridge

Geoff McFetridge is one of those culturally omnipresent artists who, if you don’t know him, you probably know his work….

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The French Tuck: Guys Still Can't Decide What to Do with Shirttails

August 2, 2018

The French Tuck: Guys Still Can’t Decide What To Do With Shirttails

Fifteen Years Since “Zhuzh” Don’t underestimate the cultural significance of the original Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, which aired…

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On Riviera Style

July 27, 2018

On Riviera Style

  Look, it’s dumb hot out right now. It’s tempting to raise a middle finger to the sun, wear some…

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Prosecco Features on a Beer Budget: Spier and Mackay Neapolitan Jacket Review

July 26, 2018

Prosecco Features On A Beer Budget: Spier And Mackay Neapolitan Jacket Review

Toronto’s Spier and Mackay has spent a couple of seasons refining its “Neapolitan” cut jacket, attracting attention for providing a…

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Going Sockless Tastefully

July 9, 2018

Going Sockless Tastefully

Few things rile up traditionalists more than the look of men not wearing socks. While there are plenty of historical…

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Where All the Fits Went: Inspiration on Instagram

July 5, 2018

Where All The Fits Went: Inspiration On Instagram

With the amount of imagery mainlined into the eyeballs of the average smartphone user these days, it’s almost hard to…

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Three Small Ways to Look Better this Summer

July 2, 2018

Three Small Ways To Look Better This Summer

I don’t love dressing for summer. The clothes are often less interesting; there are fewer opportunities for layering. The hard…

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What Happens When Your Style Fave Is Problematic?

June 28, 2018

What Happens When Your Style Fave Is Problematic?

It’s often hard to separate the artist from their art, and why should we? A lot of the art we…

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Finding the Right Watch for Your Wardrobe

June 26, 2018

Finding The Right Watch For Your Wardrobe

Even if they’re both into style, the online communities for men’s clothing and fine horology exist on different islands. The…

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Are We Doing This? Shirt Collars Worn over Lapels

June 14, 2018

Are We Doing This? Shirt Collars Worn Over Lapels

I like my shirt collars like I like my dogs: domesticated. Tamed. Often buttoned-down (not talking about dogs anymore). When…

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Five Starting Places For Building A Casual Wardrobe, Part Two

May 29, 2018

Five Starting Places For Building A Casual Wardrobe, Part Two

Casualwear can sometimes feel messy. Without the guidelines in traditional tailored clothing, many guys feel it’s hard to understand how…

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Quiet Soles: Clarks and Crepe-soled Shoes

May 24, 2018

Quiet Soles: Clarks And Crepe-soled Shoes

The current ugly footwear movement has roots in comfort footwear: shoes that marketed themselves as valuing orthopedic health over elegance,…

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