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How Small, Traditional Menswear Retailers are Surviving

September 10, 2018

How Small, Traditional Menswear Retailers Are Surviving

  If you’re traveling and want to do a bit of menswear shopping, you have to trawl the internet for…

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Bobby From Boston’s Warehouse: Vintage Menswear Heaven

August 31, 2018

Bobby From Boston’s Warehouse: Vintage Menswear Heaven

This summer, I made a trip to the legendary Brimfield Antique Market to buy for the Put This On Shop. I…

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Snap Shirt Snap Shot: A Visit to Rockmount Ranch Wear

June 22, 2018

Snap Shirt Snap Shot: A Visit To Rockmount Ranch Wear

For the most part, regional style in America is gone. You’re a little more likely to see prep styles in…

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Q+A with Alexander Saunders of Saunders Militaria

January 25, 2018

Q+A With Alexander Saunders Of Saunders Militaria

Regular readers of Put This On know that our idea of a fun night might include board games, some kickin’…

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Digging in the Crates: Talking with Brian Davis of Wooden Sleepers

December 18, 2017

Digging In The Crates: Talking With Brian Davis Of Wooden Sleepers

Wooden Sleepers is the kind of store I wish was near me. Brian Davis, the shop’s founder, has been around…

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Crowley Vintage Hits Brooklyn

December 5, 2017

Crowley Vintage Hits Brooklyn

You may remember Sean Crowley from this PTO Man segment on our show – the Bertie Wooster enthusiast who has…

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Store Visits: Pasadena’s The Bloke

November 17, 2017

Store Visits: Pasadena’s The Bloke

If you’ve never been to Southern California, I will say this: Pasadena is an odd town. On the one hand,…

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Like Someone Was Thinking about You as They Made It: Repurposed Vintage with Tim Haught of Countyline General

September 14, 2017

Like Someone Was Thinking About You As They Made It: Repurposed Vintage With Tim Haught Of Countyline General

There’s nothing quite like a great vintage find–flipping through hanger after hanger of throwaway junk on a thrift store rack…

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Would You Rent Out Your Underutilized Clothing?

August 24, 2017

Would You Rent Out Your Underutilized Clothing?

If you haven’t heard, fashion retail as an industry is imploding. Major department stores such as J.C. Penney and Macy’s have…

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The Armoury Introduces Drop93

July 31, 2017

The Armoury Introduces Drop93

The online market for second-hand clothes and discounted stock seems to be the new frontier of retailing. Ten years ago,…

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Store Visits: Wellema Hat Shop in Altadena, California

January 9, 2017

Store Visits: Wellema Hat Shop In Altadena, California

I met Cody Wellema for the first time a few months ago, as he stood in his particularly well-groomed space…

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Store Visit: Museo in Los Angeles

December 20, 2016

Store Visit: Museo In Los Angeles

A few years ago, I bought a coat on eBay from a seller whose stuff I’d perused a thousand times….

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Chicago Vintage Menswear Store Visits: US #1 and Richard’s Fabulous Finds

December 8, 2016

Chicago Vintage Menswear Store Visits: US #1 And Richard’s Fabulous Finds

My brief trip to Chicago afforded me just a smidge of time for vintage shopping, so I asked around and…

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Store Visit: Optimo Hats Chicago

December 6, 2016

Store Visit: Optimo Hats Chicago

There are precious few true hatters (and true hat shops) in America. Even most specialty hat stores sell cheap (or…

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Store Report: Independence Chicago

December 4, 2016

Store Report: Independence Chicago

I visited Chicago last month, and while my time was limited, I took some time to visit a few of…

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