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A Guide to Summer Shirts

July 17, 2017

A Guide To Summer Shirts

There’s an old saying about how there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes. I would amend that…

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Real People: Cutting It Loose

July 10, 2017

Real People: Cutting It Loose

A lot has been written over the years about how soft Italian tailoring can feel more comfortable than their British…

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Special Guest Post: Taking PTO On The Road

July 6, 2017

Special Guest Post: Taking PTO On The Road

As an aspiring PTOMan, I try to find ways to test out the site’s tips IRL. I recently had the…

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Beyond the Basic Polo: Ban-lon and Related Styles

July 6, 2017

Beyond The Basic Polo: Ban-lon And Related Styles

Business casual killed the basic pique cotton polo. It took a trim, sporty shirt option and drowned it in the…

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A Darker Blue Shirt is Your Answer to Everything

July 3, 2017

A Darker Blue Shirt Is Your Answer To Everything

We’ve written before about how your shirt wardrobe should revolve around basic whites and light blues. And how you can…

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Writers and Their Clothes

June 30, 2017

Writers And Their Clothes

The New York Times has a great article today on the relationship between writers and their clothes. Although they’re often…

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Why Do Men Want So Badly to Wear Shorts to Work?

June 29, 2017

Why Do Men Want So Badly To Wear Shorts To Work?

Every summer we have the same debates: should men wear shorts? At all? If so, why can’t they wear them…

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Your In-Between Shirt Color

June 28, 2017

Your In-Between Shirt Color

There’s this old chestnut about the different ways in which English and Italian men dress. It’s said that men in…

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What to Wear When It’s Too Hot For Anything

June 21, 2017

What To Wear When It’s Too Hot For Anything

There are a lot of guides this time of year on how to dress for summer. Some are good; some…

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Real People: How to Look Great in a Casual Suit

June 19, 2017

Real People: How To Look Great In A Casual Suit

Unless you work in certain industries – say, law, finance, or government – wearing a suit these days takes a…

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How to Wear Baggy Pants Again

June 14, 2017

How To Wear Baggy Pants Again

No item of clothing has been more maligned in the last fifteen years than baggy pants. They’re the signature of ‘90s…

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Eight Practical Tips for Wearing Tailored Clothes When it’s Burning Hot

June 12, 2017

Eight Practical Tips For Wearing Tailored Clothes When It’s Burning Hot

Dressing for fall and winter comes easy. There’s a whole range of tightly woven and napped materials for suits, such…

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Style Inspiration: The 1970s Films of Jack Nicholson

June 1, 2017

Style Inspiration: The 1970s Films Of Jack Nicholson

Jack doesn’t necessarily make the Mount Rushmore of men’s style icons on film (McQueen, Connery, Newman, Grant?) but his rise…

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Are Tassel Loafers Only For Old Guys?

May 29, 2017

Are Tassel Loafers Only For Old Guys?

A few weeks ago, I saw my friend Agyesh, the owner and designer behind the Italian-inspired casualwear line Stoffa. Agyesh…

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Modernizing Seersucker

May 24, 2017

Modernizing Seersucker

Seersucker is an American classic, but it carries a lot of baggage. A few years ago, as a joke, Missouri…

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