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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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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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