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Real People: Northern Lights

March 16, 2015

Real People: Northern Lights

Tailored clothing is expensive, but the good news is that you don’t need much of it to be well dressed….

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Real People: Simple Principles

February 25, 2015

Real People: Simple Principles

Michael Alden of The London Lounge used to say about menswear writers: “read what they write, but remember they need…

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Real People: Sport Coats with Jeans

February 19, 2015

Real People: Sport Coats With Jeans

Erik in Stockholm shows how you can pair a sport coat with jeans without giving yourself a “sartorial mullet” (all…

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Real People: Having a System

February 12, 2015

Real People: Having A System

Having a system for how you get dressed sounds needlessly complicated, but it can also simplify a lot of your…

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Real People: Mixing It Up

January 21, 2015

Real People: Mixing It Up

One concept we consistently champion at Put This On is building personal style. I know we’re all super-jaded postmodernists for…

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Real People: The Secret to Dressing Boldly

January 12, 2015

Real People: The Secret To Dressing Boldly

The usual advice for how to wear bold items goes something like this: pair one or two wild items with…

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Real People: Doing It Up on New Year’s Eve

January 5, 2015

Real People: Doing It Up On New Year’s Eve

There’s no better opportunity to wear black tie than New Year’s Eve, when having the right clothes can give you…

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Real People: American Sprezzatura

December 22, 2014

Real People: American Sprezzatura

In the world of classic men’s clothing, Bruce Boyer is something of a legend. He’s been a fashion writer for…

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Real People: The Well-Tailored Overcoat

December 17, 2014

Real People: The Well-Tailored Overcoat

There are few things better in the colder months than a well-tailored overcoat. The one above, worn by Gustaf in…

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Peter in San Francisco

December 11, 2014

Peter In San Francisco

Congrats to our friend Peter in San Francisco for being featured in SF Gate today. Pete’s one of the best dressed guys we…

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Real People: Dressing with a Parisian Closet

December 4, 2014

Real People: Dressing With A Parisian Closet

Parisian homes are notorious for having small closets. That’s partly because the homes themselves are already small, and partly because…

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Real People: Tonal Combinations, Revisited

November 20, 2014

Real People: Tonal Combinations, Revisited

Contrast is one of the bedrocks of traditional men’s clothing, and one of the easiest ways of selecting what pieces…

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Real People: Not Taking Yourself Too Seriously

October 22, 2014

Real People: Not Taking Yourself Too Seriously

My wardrobe sometimes feels like it suffers from being too serious. I wear lots of leather jackets with jeans and…

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Real People: A Foolish Consistency Is the Hobgoblin of Little Minds

October 3, 2014

Real People: A Foolish Consistency Is The Hobgoblin Of Little Minds

I’m on record as saying I like having a “uniform”—clothes I can rely on, that I commit to wearing, and…

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Real People: Reconsidering Black Shoes

September 25, 2014

Real People: Reconsidering Black Shoes

Although black shoes have always been considered de rigueur for traditional men’s suiting, they haven’t always been well loved. It…

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