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Real People: A Restrained Palette for Early Fall

September 27, 2018

Real People: A Restrained Palette For Early Fall

  When you get a sunburn, you can find some relief with aloe or after-sun balms (I recommend Biggs and…

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Real People: Riding the Line

February 22, 2018

Real People: Riding The Line

It’s been almost fifty years since men have worn tailored clothing en masse. The hippie revolution of the 1970s did a…

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Real People: Chunky Cardigans for Home

January 1, 2018

Real People: Chunky Cardigans For Home

Along with his lessons on how we can become better people, Fred Rogers taught us something about clothing. Each of…

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The Casual American Look

October 25, 2017

The Casual American Look

When it comes to style, America’s best contributions have undoubtedly all been in casualwear. Even Brooks Brothers’ soft shouldered tweeds…

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Real People: Cutting It Loose

July 10, 2017

Real People: Cutting It Loose

A lot has been written over the years about how soft Italian tailoring can feel more comfortable than their British…

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Real People: How to Look Great in a Casual Suit

June 19, 2017

Real People: How To Look Great In A Casual Suit

Unless you work in certain industries – say, law, finance, or government – wearing a suit these days takes a…

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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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Real People: An Alternative to Polo Shirts

May 18, 2017

Real People: An Alternative To Polo Shirts

No summer outfit is more ubiquitous and God awful than a short-sleeved polo shirt worn with a pair of baggy…

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Real People: Everything Looks Better with a Beard

May 15, 2017

Real People: Everything Looks Better With A Beard

Everything looks better with a beard. At least that’s what I get from Jabari Brown, an actor and artist living…

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Some of Sean’s Cooler Thrift Finds

February 23, 2017

Some Of Sean’s Cooler Thrift Finds

Just for kicks, here are some things Sean has found thrifting. Note, this is only about a third of the…

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Real People: Mixing Thrift and Designer

February 23, 2017

Real People: Mixing Thrift And Designer

When you think of thrifted outfits, you probably think of very specific looks. Maybe it’s the sort of things you’d…

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Real People: That $29 Wrangler Shirt

February 13, 2017

Real People: That $29 Wrangler Shirt

Our friend Gerry in Melbourne took a chance on that $29 Wrangler shirt I wrote about last November. I admit,…

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Real People: Style for Older Men

February 1, 2017

Real People: Style For Older Men

I love this line from Steve Martin: “as the face gets worse, the clothes have to get better.” Neither he nor…

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Real People: A More Relaxed Silhouette

January 16, 2017

Real People: A More Relaxed Silhouette

The slim-fit trend has done a lot for menswear. In the ‘80s and ‘90s, most men wore baggy, oversized clothes – partly…

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Real People: The Cozy Cowichan Sweater

December 21, 2016

Real People: The Cozy Cowichan Sweater

If you’re not familiar with the term Cowichan, you’re almost certainly familiar with the style. These sweaters have been worn…

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