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When Can You Wear a Tailored Jacket with a Tshirt?

August 16, 2017

When Can You Wear A Tailored Jacket With A Tshirt?

I’ve always considered the tshirt-with-tailoring combo to be the sort of look you only find in Monocle, something nice but…

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Oxfords for Suits; Derbies for Sport Coats

August 14, 2017

Oxfords For Suits; Derbies For Sport Coats

Someone interviewed me a few years ago and asked if I had any personal style rules. I struggled to think…

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The Easiest to Wear of Traditional Hats

August 9, 2017

The Easiest To Wear Of Traditional Hats

A lot has been written about the death of tailored clothing, as well as its accompanying necktie, but the first…

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How to Wear Sport Coats with Jeans

August 7, 2017

How To Wear Sport Coats With Jeans

StyleForum had a good thread recently about how to wear sport coats with jeans. For some, the combination is so…

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A Guide to Summer Shirts

July 17, 2017

A Guide To Summer Shirts

There’s an old saying about how there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes. I would amend that…

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Beyond the Basic Polo: Ban-lon and Related Styles

July 6, 2017

Beyond The Basic Polo: Ban-lon And Related Styles

Business casual killed the basic pique cotton polo. It took a trim, sporty shirt option and drowned it in the…

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Your In-Between Shirt Color

June 28, 2017

Your In-Between Shirt Color

There’s this old chestnut about the different ways in which English and Italian men dress. It’s said that men in…

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What to Wear When It’s Too Hot For Anything

June 21, 2017

What To Wear When It’s Too Hot For Anything

There are a lot of guides this time of year on how to dress for summer. Some are good; some…

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How to Wear Baggy Pants Again

June 14, 2017

How To Wear Baggy Pants Again

No item of clothing has been more maligned in the last fifteen years than baggy pants. They’re the signature of ‘90s…

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Eight Practical Tips for Wearing Tailored Clothes When it’s Burning Hot

June 12, 2017

Eight Practical Tips For Wearing Tailored Clothes When It’s Burning Hot

Dressing for fall and winter comes easy. There’s a whole range of tightly woven and napped materials for suits, such…

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Are Tassel Loafers Only For Old Guys?

May 29, 2017

Are Tassel Loafers Only For Old Guys?

A few weeks ago, I saw my friend Agyesh, the owner and designer behind the Italian-inspired casualwear line Stoffa. Agyesh…

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Modernizing Seersucker

May 24, 2017

Modernizing Seersucker

Seersucker is an American classic, but it carries a lot of baggage. A few years ago, as a joke, Missouri…

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Real People: Striking a Balance Between Interesting and Wearable

May 22, 2017

Real People: Striking A Balance Between Interesting And Wearable

Everyone loves complaining about how men dress these days. Everything is too sloppy or ill-considered; nothing fits well; things are…

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Better Ways to Wear a White Dress Shirt

May 11, 2017

Better Ways To Wear A White Dress Shirt

“I would have liked to invent the plain white shirt.“ -Rei Kawakubo After blue jeans, it’s hard to think of…

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