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Your Synthetic Clothes Are Hurting the Environment

September 19, 2018

Your Synthetic Clothes Are Hurting The Environment

Vox posted a great story today on how synthetic fibers in our clothing are winding up in the ocean. All…

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What's Going on With Congressman Jim Jordan's Jacket?

July 2, 2018

What’s Going On With Congressman Jim Jordan’s Jacket?

The news has been covered lately with stories about Congressman Jim Jordan, a House Republican and founding member of the…

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Get Ready to Pay Even More for Clothes

June 21, 2018

Get Ready To Pay Even More For Clothes

Breaking with previous decisions, the Supreme Court ruled today that states can require online retailers to collect sales tax, which…

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Did Kim Jong-Un Wear Platform Shoes?

June 12, 2018

Did Kim Jong-Un Wear Platform Shoes?

Here at Put This On, we strive to bring you the most insightful and critical analysis on men’s style and…

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Hertling Trouser Factory Looking to Close

March 15, 2018

Hertling Trouser Factory Looking To Close

Well, this post has aged poorly. Just two months after we published a story on how Hertling is still going strong,…

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Horse Power: Hip-Hop's Impact on Polo Ralph Lauren

February 13, 2018

Horse Power: Hip-Hop’s Impact On Polo Ralph Lauren

Complex just dropped a documentary on hip hop’s relationship with Ralph Lauren — and it’s incredible. Tons of great footage…

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North Korea’s Miracle Fabric Made from Stone

January 18, 2018

North Korea’s Miracle Fabric Made From Stone

This might stretch the boundaries of what we talk about here at Put This On, but Reuters has one of…

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When Clothing Really Matters: Eva Hagberg Fisher’s Essay on Appearance and Credibility for Women

January 4, 2018

When Clothing Really Matters: Eva Hagberg Fisher’s Essay On Appearance And Credibility For Women

At Put This On, most of what we write about falls into two basic categories: dressing to make the right…

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More American Textile Plant Closures Ahead

December 4, 2017

More American Textile Plant Closures Ahead

It’s been a tough year for American textile companies, especially those with operations in North Carolina. Earlier this year, Cone…

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Bloomberg on What’s Causing the Retail Apocalypse

November 15, 2017

Bloomberg On What’s Causing The Retail Apocalypse

Over at Bloomberg, there’s an interesting article on what’s driving the retail apocalypse. If you haven’t heard, brick-and-mortar stores across…

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Ivy Style Guys are Bummed About Diversity

November 8, 2017

Ivy Style Guys Are Bummed About Diversity

Christian at Ivy Style reports this week that LL Bean is trying to reach out to a more diverse demographic….

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How the Fight for Civil Rights Helped Popularize Denim

November 3, 2017

How The Fight For Civil Rights Helped Popularize Denim

Racked had a great article yesterday on how the fight for civil rights helped popularize denim. Most of us think…

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White Nationalism, White Polos

August 22, 2017

White Nationalism, White Polos

Nylon has an interesting article on the dress rules around the recent “Unite the White” rally, otherwise known as the Charlottesville…

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American Apparel Asks if You Want to Pay More for the Same Thing

August 10, 2017

American Apparel Asks If You Want To Pay More For The Same Thing

Would you pay more for the same thing? American Apparel is asking that question with their new “made in USA” capsule…

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The Classic, Never Changing Tuxedo

June 7, 2017

The Classic, Never Changing Tuxedo

The idea of something being classic is often oversold in menswear, but some things really don’t change. The best example:…

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