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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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Five Starting Places for Building a Casual Wardrobe, Part One

May 21, 2018

Five Starting Places For Building A Casual Wardrobe, Part One

It’s hard to talk about casualwear in the way you can talk about tailoring because you have to think about…

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A Practical Guide to Getting Started

April 5, 2018

A Practical Guide To Getting Started

It’s crazy to think that Put This On is nearly ten years old, and while we have tons of posts…

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What’s Worth Shopping for Online Versus in Person

March 29, 2018

What’s Worth Shopping For Online Versus In Person

Browsing a site like Mr. Porter, with multiple, clear photos of nearly every item (on a model! with other clothes!), measurements,…

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Suggested “Essentials” for a Starting Wardrobe

March 27, 2018

Suggested “Essentials” For A Starting Wardrobe

So, I’ve recently gotten into coffee and I spend an embarrassing amount of time online reading about different brewing methods,…

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New England Workwear: Mighty Mac Out O’ Gloucester

March 19, 2018

New England Workwear: Mighty Mac Out O’ Gloucester

New England Workwear: Mighty Mac Out O’ Gloucester New England is known for its preppy clothing and wet-weather gear. Think…

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How to Put Together a Successful Outfit

February 25, 2018

How To Put Together A Successful Outfit

Bruce Boyer, one of my favorite writers on men’s style, has a great intro to one of his chapters in Eminently…

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A Basic Guide on Alterations

February 19, 2018

A Basic Guide On Alterations

The easiest way to improve your wardrobe is to take things to the alterations tailor. Since clothes are designed for…

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Q+A with Alexander Saunders of Saunders Militaria

January 25, 2018

Q+A With Alexander Saunders Of Saunders Militaria

Regular readers of Put This On know that our idea of a fun night might include board games, some kickin’…

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Dark, Tonal Dressing for the Holidays

December 21, 2017

Dark, Tonal Dressing For The Holidays

The holidays are a great time for dressing up, but not everyone has the opportunity to wear a tuxedo for…

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Digging in the Crates: Talking with Brian Davis of Wooden Sleepers

December 18, 2017

Digging In The Crates: Talking With Brian Davis Of Wooden Sleepers

Wooden Sleepers is the kind of store I wish was near me. Brian Davis, the shop’s founder, has been around…

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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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Crowley Vintage Hits Brooklyn

December 5, 2017

Crowley Vintage Hits Brooklyn

You may remember Sean Crowley from this PTO Man segment on our show – the Bertie Wooster enthusiast who has…

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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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Store Visits: Pasadena’s The Bloke

November 17, 2017

Store Visits: Pasadena’s The Bloke

If you’ve never been to Southern California, I will say this: Pasadena is an odd town. On the one hand,…

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