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Why Do Men Want So Badly to Wear Shorts to Work?

June 29, 2017

Why Do Men Want So Badly To Wear Shorts To Work?

Every summer we have the same debates: should men wear shorts? At all? If so, why can’t they wear them…

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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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It’s On Sale: Dapper Classics Trousers

March 29, 2017

It’s On Sale: Dapper Classics Trousers

One of our sponsors, Dapper Classics, is having a really great sale today. Take 30% off select trousers with the…

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Revisiting Military Surplus Cargo Pants

February 23, 2017

Revisiting Military Surplus Cargo Pants

At Put This On, we love military surplus. Vintage, deadstock, or reproduction (sort of cheating), surplus offers interesting and purpose-driven…

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Consider a Military Hem

February 9, 2017

Consider A Military Hem

The above photo (subject redacted) represents one of my pet peeves in the no-break-pants age. I don’t mind a short…

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Real People: Wearing Navy Trousers

September 26, 2016

Real People: Wearing Navy Trousers

Navy is a linchpin in men’s wardrobes. It’s a staple color for suits and sport coats, great for knitwear, and…

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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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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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They’re Baaaccckkkkk: Full Legged Trousers

May 19, 2016

They’re Baaaccckkkkk: Full Legged Trousers

Blame it on the fashion cycle. After fifteen years of slim leg-lines (culminating in a “tight pants” skit on The Tonight…

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Best Affordable Trouser Option?

April 28, 2016

Best Affordable Trouser Option?

After our post yesterday on Berg & Berg’s trousers, our friend Aliotsy tipped us to these $135 “Bella Spalla” pants…

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$133 for Wool Pants? Not Bad

April 27, 2016

$133 For Wool Pants? Not Bad

We try to recommend well-made, affordable items here at Put This On, but some things are just tough. Wool trousers,…

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A Service Directory for Cleaning and Repairing Clothes

February 29, 2016

A Service Directory For Cleaning And Repairing Clothes

There’s no way around it – no matter how expensive or well-made, all clothes are susceptible to staining, tearing, and…

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The Shy Pleat

February 15, 2016

The Shy Pleat

Pete had a good post last week about high-waisted, pleated trousers. I’ve been wearing them for a few years, and…

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Q and Answer: Where to Find Higher-Rise Trousers <i>without </i>Pleats?

February 11, 2016

Q And Answer: Where To Find Higher-Rise Trousers without Pleats?

Following up on my post about high-rise, pleated trousers, a reader asks: “Any advice on where to find unpleated/ flat front…

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Let It Out: What to Do When You’ve Gone <i>Too</i> Slim

January 27, 2016

Let It Out: What To Do When You’ve Gone Too Slim

Men’s fashion coming out of the ‘90s was all about slimming the silhouette from the broader and baggier looks that…

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