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Tremendous Value: Beckett Simonon

February 6, 2017

Tremendous Value: Beckett Simonon

I’ve always hated how good clothes can feel out of reach. If you’re not dropping a lot of money on…

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How to Fix a Hole in a Sweater

January 19, 2017

How To Fix A Hole In A Sweater

The other day, I was picking through my sweater closet and found an old Ralph Lauren Shetland I hadn’t worn…

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Style at Home

January 18, 2017

Style At Home

I know; I know. Who gives a shit what you wear around the house? I try to, although I have…

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Real People: A More Relaxed Silhouette

January 16, 2017

Real People: A More Relaxed Silhouette

The slim-fit trend has done a lot for menswear. In the ‘80s and ‘90s, most men wore baggy, oversized clothes – partly…

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Store Visits: Wellema Hat Shop in Altadena, California

January 9, 2017

Store Visits: Wellema Hat Shop In Altadena, California

I met Cody Wellema for the first time a few months ago, as he stood in his particularly well-groomed space…

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How To Do Business Casual Without Looking Like a Schmuck

January 4, 2017

How To Do Business Casual Without Looking Like A Schmuck

It’s never been harder to figure out how to dress for work. A generation ago, the average office uniform was…

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Store Visit: Museo in Los Angeles

December 20, 2016

Store Visit: Museo In Los Angeles

A few years ago, I bought a coat on eBay from a seller whose stuff I’d perused a thousand times….

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How to Dress for Every Holiday Event

December 19, 2016

How To Dress For Every Holiday Event

The holidays are a time of great cheer, but also of many, many social engagements. From office holiday parties to…

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Travel Tips From Eight Stylish Men

December 14, 2016

Travel Tips From Eight Stylish Men

I love traveling home for the holidays – except the traveling part. Airports are crowded, planes are uncomfortable, and I…

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A Guide to Fall/ Winter Shirts

December 8, 2016

A Guide To Fall/ Winter Shirts

More often than not, if I’m wearing a dress shirt, it’s an oxford cloth button down. Plain whites and light…

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Chicago Vintage Menswear Store Visits: US #1 and Richard’s Fabulous Finds

December 8, 2016

Chicago Vintage Menswear Store Visits: US #1 And Richard’s Fabulous Finds

My brief trip to Chicago afforded me just a smidge of time for vintage shopping, so I asked around and…

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Store Visit: Optimo Hats Chicago

December 6, 2016

Store Visit: Optimo Hats Chicago

There are precious few true hatters (and true hat shops) in America. Even most specialty hat stores sell cheap (or…

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Store Report: Independence Chicago

December 4, 2016

Store Report: Independence Chicago

I visited Chicago last month, and while my time was limited, I took some time to visit a few of…

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How to Think About Color

October 31, 2016

How To Think About Color

We’ve all been there before. You’re in a store, flipping through a stack of sweaters (or ties or jackets or…

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Finding Founders: A Solid, Affordable Shoe Brand

October 10, 2016

Finding Founders: A Solid, Affordable Shoe Brand

If you had $300 to spend on a pair of well-made shoes, you’d do a lot better in 2016 than…

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