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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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Fathering Your Whole Style: How Might Becoming a Dad Change What You Wear?

September 21, 2017

Fathering Your Whole Style: How Might Becoming A Dad Change What You Wear?

There are a few images that come to mind when I think of dads and style. There’s the Free & Easy “dad,” a…

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But What Clothes Do You <i>Truly</i> Wear?

September 14, 2017

But What Clothes Do You Truly Wear?

Most of us have more clothes than we need, and while there’s always that temptation to get more, the truth…

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But What Clothes Do You <i>Truly</i> Wear?

September 13, 2017

But What Clothes Do You Truly Wear?

Apparently, people in fashion are just like us. Despite having closets overflowing with options, most people in this business rely…

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The Controversial Yellow Shirt

September 11, 2017

The Controversial Yellow Shirt

One of the wonderful things about classic men’s style is that anyone can look great, provided they have the basics….

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Five Suggestions on How to Dress for a Heatwave

September 6, 2017

Five Suggestions On How To Dress For A Heatwave

One of the things I love about living in the Bay Area is the temperate weather – winters never get…

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Dressing for a Life in Academia

September 1, 2017

Dressing For A Life In Academia

Shahidha Bari has a nice article in The Chronicle of Higher Education about how to dress for academia. There’s a…

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