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The NYT Guide on Clothing Care

August 21, 2017

The NYT Guide On Clothing Care

There are hundreds of guides online on how to take care of your clothes, many of them terrible. The New…

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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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How to Beat the Endowment Effect

May 8, 2017

How To Beat The Endowment Effect

If you’re anything like me, you probably have a bunch of clothes in the closet that you love, but rarely…

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The Official List of Shoe Care Essentials

April 6, 2017

The Official List Of Shoe Care Essentials

1. Shoes. Hopefully nice ones.  2. Shoe polish or wax. Meltonian was discontinued last year, so if you’re looking for…

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How to Take Care of Knitwear

March 13, 2017

How To Take Care Of Knitwear

Spring doesn’t officially start for another week, but it already feels like it’s here. The songbirds are singing; the dandelions…

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Finding the Right Bag (Part Two)

March 2, 2017

Finding The Right Bag (Part Two)

Unless you’re one of those handsome Italian men who wear suits even when cycling – through what I can only…

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The Best Knitwear Detergent

February 8, 2017

The Best Knitwear Detergent

If you’ve been reading menswear blogs for a while, you probably have a bottle of Woolite Dark sitting somewhere. Ten years…

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Tremendous Value: Beckett Simonon

February 6, 2017

Tremendous Value: Beckett Simonon

I’ve always hated how good clothes can feel out of reach. If you’re not dropping a lot of money on…

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Esquire, 1968: The Deplorables

February 2, 2017

Esquire, 1968: The Deplorables

Hillary Clinton wasn’t the first to use the word deplorable as a noun. Back in 1968, the editors at Esquire…

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The Lure of Affordable Custom Tailoring

January 26, 2017

The Lure Of Affordable Custom Tailoring

A reader emailed me the other day with a question. He’s getting married this June and wanted a custom suit…

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How to Fix a Hole in a Sweater

January 19, 2017

How To Fix A Hole In A Sweater

The other day, I was picking through my sweater closet and found an old Ralph Lauren Shetland I hadn’t worn…

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#PTOMan Formal-Wear-palooza

January 9, 2017

#PTOMan Formal-Wear-palooza

The holidays have come and gone, leaving behind bottles of champagne and loosened bowties everywhere, and we’d be remiss if…

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