Filter:

Q and Answer: Can I Wear a Tie and a Button-Down Collar?

November 28, 2011

Q And Answer: Can I Wear A Tie And A Button-Down Collar?

Matthew asks: I’ll often wear a knit tie with a button-down collar.  I figure, a casual tie for a casual…

Read More »

Q and Answer: How Should You Protect Your Suede Shoes?

November 14, 2011

Q And Answer: How Should You Protect Your Suede Shoes?

Brett writes to ask: I have a pair of suede plain-toe bluchers coming from Alden.  What do you do, if…

Read More »

Q and Answer: What’s the Difference Between Chukka Boots and Desert Boots?

November 3, 2011

Q And Answer: What’s The Difference Between Chukka Boots And Desert Boots?

Derek writes to ask: What’s the difference between Chukkas and Desert Boots?  They seem to be all the rage right…

Read More »

Q and Answer: Which Shirt Cuff Button Do I Use?

October 19, 2011

Q And Answer: Which Shirt Cuff Button Do I Use?

Brandon asks: I was wondering which button to use on a barrel cuff shirt.  There are two buttons to fasten…

Read More »

Q and Answer: What Makes a Quality Men’s Hat?

October 13, 2011

Q And Answer: What Makes A Quality Men’s Hat?

Ian writes: Your posts have repeatedly stressed the importance of quality hats, and explained that it’s very hard to find…

Read More »

Q and Answer: How Should I Hang Up My Pants?

October 12, 2011

Q And Answer: How Should I Hang Up My Pants?

Josh from Austin asks: How the heck should I hang up my pants? There’s tons of different options (folded over…

Read More »

Q and Answer: Should I Wear a Sweater with a Suit?

October 10, 2011

Q And Answer: Should I Wear A Sweater With A Suit?

Peter asks: As the weather gets cooler, but still too warm for topcoats, do you think it’s appropriate/advisable to layer…

Read More »

Q and Answer: Ten In-Between Shoes

October 7, 2011

Q And Answer: Ten In-Between Shoes

Matt asks: I need a new pair of shoes!  What I have right now is either too casual (a sneaker)…

Read More »

Q and Answer: Should I Wear an Undershirt?

September 6, 2011

Q And Answer: Should I Wear An Undershirt?

Ryan asks: I try to at least wear button-up shirts the majority of the days, the problem I have, however,…

Read More »

Q and Answer: Should I Worry About Fakes on eBay?

August 24, 2011

Q And Answer: Should I Worry About Fakes On EBay?

Pat asks: I know that in many departments such as athletic footwear and electronics, there is a huge problem with…

Read More »

Q and Answer: How Do I Fold My Pocket Square

August 16, 2011

Q And Answer: How Do I Fold My Pocket Square

John from Iowa writes: So I have a pocket square. How do I wear it? Let me start here: you’re…

Read More »

Q and Answer: How Can I Keep My Feet Comfortable Without Socks?

August 11, 2011

Q And Answer: How Can I Keep My Feet Comfortable Without Socks?

Andrew asks: I’ve been going sockless this summer, mostly with loafers, boat shoes, and plimsolls, and every time I come…

Read More »

Q and Answer: How To Get the Stink Out of a Barbour Jacket

August 4, 2011

Q And Answer: How To Get The Stink Out Of A Barbour Jacket

Warren asks: I bought a Barbour jacket on ebay a while back, and unfortunately it’s got a musty smell.  I’ve…

Read More »

Q and Answer: What is the meaning of numbered fabrics?

June 22, 2011

Q And Answer: What Is The Meaning Of Numbered Fabrics?

An anonymous reader asks: Would you briefly explain the meaning of numbered fabrics (like super 150’s, 120’s, etc)? I’ve never seen…

Read More »

Q and Answer: A Striped Jacket with Odd Trousers?

June 18, 2011

Q And Answer: A Striped Jacket With Odd Trousers?

Adam asks: In one of my best thrifting trips yet, I snagged a Brooks Brothers Golden Fleece suit jacket for…

Read More »