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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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London: The Nigel Cabourn Army Gym

October 3, 2016

London: The Nigel Cabourn Army Gym

I couldn’t visit London without visiting the retail outlet of my favorite British designer, Nigel Cabourn. Cabourn makes clothes inspired…

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London: The Real McCoy’s

October 1, 2016

London: The Real McCoy’s

On the middle of an anonymous, tourist-ridden London street sits Real McCoy’s, the English outlet of the venerated Japanese repro…

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Vintage Menswear in London: Levison’s

September 30, 2016

Vintage Menswear In London: Levison’s

I just got home from two weeks on tour with the Judge John Hodgman podcast. We went from Maine to…

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New StyleForum Shopping Maps

September 12, 2016

New StyleForum Shopping Maps

Two kinds of questions will forever live on men’s clothing forums: “What should I wear to my wedding?” and “What stores should…

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A Guide to Retro Running Shoes

August 29, 2016

A Guide To Retro Running Shoes

In the 1970s, shortly after Japan fell in love with Ivy Style, the Japanese started noticing that American college students…

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A Basic Guide to Sport Coat + Trouser Combinations

August 22, 2016

A Basic Guide To Sport Coat + Trouser Combinations

So you’ve bought a new jacket, or eyeing something on the rack, and you’re wondering what kind of trousers would…

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What Should You Get for Your First Suit?

August 10, 2016

What Should You Get For Your First Suit?

There are a lot of articles about what you should get for your first suit. Maybe more than the number…

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Q and Answer: How Useful are Navy Trousers?

July 14, 2016

Q And Answer: How Useful Are Navy Trousers?

Oliver writes to ask: How useful are navy trousers? I recently bought a pair and can’t seem to match them…

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Bindle & Keep: Suits without the Gender Baggage of Traditional Men’s Tailoring

June 17, 2016

Bindle & Keep: Suits Without The Gender Baggage Of Traditional Men’s Tailoring

We talk a lot about the finer points of tailoring on Put This On—what fabrics are out there, how a suit…

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Reviewing Worcestershire Leather Company’s Belts

April 14, 2016

Reviewing Worcestershire Leather Company’s Belts

If you’re looking for a good, casual belt that’ll last nearly forever, you could do worse than by going with…

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The Opposite of Workwear: Vintage-Inspired Vacation Wear (Part 2)

April 14, 2016

The Opposite Of Workwear: Vintage-Inspired Vacation Wear (Part 2)

We got the history of American vacation wear out of the way in part 1, so now we can focus…

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Send Your Torso on a Trip with Vintage-Inspired Vacation Wear (Part 1)

April 7, 2016

Send Your Torso On A Trip With Vintage-Inspired Vacation Wear (Part 1)

Like many moms before her, my mom recently moved to Florida–and last time I visited she’d picked me up a…

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How to Fix a Snag (in Almost Anything)

March 23, 2016

How To Fix A Snag (in Almost Anything)

Our friends at Sam Hober recently made a video on how to fix a snag in a grenadine. The loosely…

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