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Five Suggestions for Buying Better Sweaters

December 13, 2017

Five Suggestions For Buying Better Sweaters

I love good knitwear. Chunky, heavy-gauge sweaters, plush merinos, and various neckline styles, from crew to turtlenecks. This year has…

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Glitter and Doom: Inspiration via Tom Waits

December 7, 2017

Glitter And Doom: Inspiration Via Tom Waits

Tom Waits’ style is akin to his music–it’s a continuation of traditions of sorts but roughed up to the point…

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Guide to Getting Good Gloves this Winter

December 6, 2017

Guide To Getting Good Gloves This Winter

Good gloves are often worth the money. If you trust yourself not to lose a pair in a bar or…

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Five Suggestions on How to Dress For Winter

November 20, 2017

Five Suggestions On How To Dress For Winter

Fall and winter are my favorite seasons for clothes. Few things feel better against the skin than wool flannel trousers…

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The Strength of Knit Knowledge: Camber

November 2, 2017

The Strength Of Knit Knowledge: Camber

I’ve heard vintage pickers speak wistfully of how easy it was to find weird, cool American sportswear all over the…

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How To Dress Like a Sports Fan Without Looking Like a Total Dingus

November 1, 2017

How To Dress Like A Sports Fan Without Looking Like A Total Dingus

Have you been following the World Series? Serendipitously, the two teams wear uniforms on the opposite sides of the color…

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Old School Cult Classic Sneakers

October 26, 2017

Old School Cult Classic Sneakers

There are three types of sneakers that get discussed in menswear. One is the sporty basketball high-top, the other the…

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The Casual American Look

October 25, 2017

The Casual American Look

When it comes to style, America’s best contributions have undoubtedly all been in casualwear. Even Brooks Brothers’ soft shouldered tweeds…

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Ten Summer Essentials You Need This Fall

October 16, 2017

Ten Summer Essentials You Need This Fall

We all love fall for its weather. Or at least traditionally, as the cooler temps give us a chance to…

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Praise the Cord: A Guide to Wearing Corduroy

October 12, 2017

Praise The Cord: A Guide To Wearing Corduroy

  Corduroy may well be one of the best fabrics of our age, threatening to even surpass tweed. As each…

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What You Can Really Afford: Actual Workwear, Part II

October 4, 2017

What You Can Really Afford: Actual Workwear, Part II

What You Can Really Afford: Actual Workwear, Part II True workwear–as in clothes designed and worn to perform labor, from…

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Stan Ray: The Heritage Brand Americana Missed

October 2, 2017

Stan Ray: The Heritage Brand Americana Missed

It’s been almost fifteen years since menswear became obsessed with all things Americana. And since then, it feels like no…

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The Difference Between a $400 and $8,000 Suit

October 1, 2017

The Difference Between A $400 And $8,000 Suit

  Buzzfeed is known for their formulaic, clickbait content, but this video comparing $400 suits to $8,000 suits is ……

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What You Can Really Afford: Actual Workwear

September 28, 2017

What You Can Really Afford: Actual Workwear

Following up on Derek’s post yesterday about getting creative with a casual wardrobe based on workwear archetypes, I wanted to write a little about what remain some of my favorite brands, the ones that continue to make durable, inexpensive clothing for workers.

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Buy Workwear: Building on Menswear’s Easiest Look

September 27, 2017

Buy Workwear: Building On Menswear’s Easiest Look

Every once in a while, we’ll get an email from a reader asking if we have suggestions on how to…

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