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How to Thrift for Menswear

August 10, 2011

How To Thrift For Menswear

Part One: Thrifting Philosophies Thrifting has been a lifelong habit for me. When I was a kid, my mom worked…

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Lotuff and Clegg: A Review

August 10, 2011

Lotuff And Clegg: A Review

Lotuff and Clegg contacted me about reviewing one of their products, so I agreed to have them send me their English…

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Collar Gaps & Shoulder Divots: An Explanation

July 4, 2011

Collar Gaps & Shoulder Divots: An Explanation

There seems to have been some confusion about this post, in which our pal GW criticized some catalog photos for…

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J. Hilburn: A Potential Revolution in the Custom Tailoring

June 9, 2011

J. Hilburn: A Potential Revolution In The Custom Tailoring

It’s probably be a bit too early for me to say, but I think J. Hilburn could revolutionize custom clothing….

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What Is Traditional American Style?

May 12, 2011

What Is Traditional American Style?

Our most recent video, Tradition, features a conversation with Jay Walter, a true-blue American style traditionalist. The American aesthetic is…

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The Importance of Gray Pants

February 4, 2011

The Importance Of Gray Pants

There are two essential casual pants: blue jeans and chinos. For every other situation that doesn’t call for a suit,…

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Q and Answer: What Men’s Watch Should I Wear?

January 5, 2011

Q And Answer: What Men’s Watch Should I Wear?

Trevor asks: Can you outline what kind of watches are appropriate for what occasions?  Surely everything comes down to preference…

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Q and Answer: Converting European Sizes to American Sizes for Jackets and Pants

December 23, 2010

Q And Answer: Converting European Sizes To American Sizes For Jackets And Pants

Ryan asks: Why in the hell are US sizes always exactly 10 under the Euro size. Is that totally arbitrary?…

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How to Dress for TV

October 6, 2010

How To Dress For TV

I’ve been doing some TV work lately, and I dress myself for camera, so I’ve had to familiarize myself with…

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What Price Glory

September 27, 2010

What Price Glory

I was reminded today by a mention in Valet of What Price Glory, a really remarkable military surplus and reproduction…

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Q & A: Where to Shop For Men’s Clothes in San Francisco?

September 6, 2010

Q & A: Where To Shop For Men’s Clothes In San Francisco?

Chris writes from Germany: Next month, I’ll be in California for vacation and would like to get some recommendations for…

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Q and Answer: Choosing an Engagement Ring

August 17, 2010

Q And Answer: Choosing An Engagement Ring

A reader (whose name will not be disclosed for obvious reasons) writes: I understand that Put This On is primarily…

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The Essential Man’s Wardrobe

June 18, 2010

The Essential Man’s Wardrobe

Perhaps the most frequent question we get at Put This On is: “what are the essential elements of a man’s…

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How to Really Clean A Shirt

March 11, 2010

How To Really Clean A Shirt

From our friends over at StyleForum, a five-step system for getting rid of stubborn stains in shirts using vinegar and…

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Store Visit - Everything’s Jake Vintage, Los Angeles

December 2, 2009

Store Visit – Everything’s Jake Vintage, Los Angeles

On my way back from the tailor this afternoon (2″ cuffs?  yes, please!) I stopped into Everything’s Jake Vintage.  It’s…

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