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How to Understand Silhouettes (Pt. Two)

August 20, 2018

How To Understand Silhouettes (Pt. Two)

You’ve probably read the phrase “fit is king,” but the truth is, fit is just the starting point — what…

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How to Understand Silhouettes (Pt. One)

August 10, 2018

How To Understand Silhouettes (Pt. One)

One of the great things that has come out of menswear in the last twenty years is a better appreciation…

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Lean and Clean vs. Drape and Shape

March 19, 2018

Lean And Clean Vs. Drape And Shape

Men are more attuned than ever to how clothing fits. They think about shoulder seams, length, and how much room…

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Practical Advice for The Big Guy 

January 3, 2018

Practical Advice For The Big Guy 

Ethan Newton is a talented photographer and a trusted voice in the menswear community. Over the years, he’s worked everywhere…

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Shrunken, Unstructured Suits Look Bad

October 9, 2017

Shrunken, Unstructured Suits Look Bad

Slim, unstructured suits have been en vogue for almost twenty years now. They came out of the ‘90s, partly as a…

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Japanese Magazines Have the Best Suit Guides

August 28, 2017

Japanese Magazines Have The Best Suit Guides

In all the years I’ve been reading menswear magazines, the Japanese have always made the best suit guides – especially…

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Jackie Gleason and Dressing for the Big Man

April 10, 2017

Jackie Gleason And Dressing For The Big Man

In the early days of television a lot of the types of shows and performing traditions came from the theater…

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The Biggest Problem with Suits Today

February 20, 2017

The Biggest Problem With Suits Today

I’m not much of a late night show guy, but I’ve been really enjoying The Late Show with Stephen Colbert….

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Stop Wearing Suits Like This

November 21, 2016

Stop Wearing Suits Like This

We’ve written a lot of guides about fit – everything from sleeve pitch to balance. And sensible checklists you can…

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Short Suit Jackets Look Terrible

October 13, 2016

Short Suit Jackets Look Terrible

We mostly write about classic men’s style here at Put This On, but we’re not sticklers about it. Pete likes…

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What’s Up with Donald Trump’s Suits?

October 12, 2016

What’s Up With Donald Trump’s Suits?

Donald Trump has been an unusual politician, not just in terms of his politics and ability to survive controversies, but…

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Stop Wearing Suits Like This

September 15, 2016

Stop Wearing Suits Like This

I’d like to think that I have a reasonably healthy view on rules. Like Pete, I think rules change over…

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Going Shoulder to Shoulder: A Look at Three Different Shoulder Constructions

March 31, 2016

Going Shoulder To Shoulder: A Look At Three Different Shoulder Constructions

Torsten from Journal of Style recently commissioned three different suits from three different tailors. Their basic stylistic points are the…

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Six World-Class Tailors and Their House Styles

June 22, 2015

Six World-Class Tailors And Their House Styles

In the world of classic clothing, you can have a dozen navy suits and none of them will look the…

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Q & Answer: Can a Collar Gap Be Fixed?

February 11, 2015

Q & Answer: Can A Collar Gap Be Fixed?

John writes us to ask: Does a sport coat need to sit close to your neck at all times? I’ve…

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