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What’s Worth Buying Used, Part II

March 15, 2016

What’s Worth Buying Used, Part II

Thrift stores and eBay are the perfect place to find rad men’s clothing. Certain rad men’s clothing, anyway. Continued from…

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What’s Worth Buying Used: Part I

March 14, 2016

What’s Worth Buying Used: Part I

A reader recently asked us what was okay to buy used vs new. The answer is different for everyone depending…

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A Service Directory for Cleaning and Repairing Clothes

February 29, 2016

A Service Directory For Cleaning And Repairing Clothes

There’s no way around it – no matter how expensive or well-made, all clothes are susceptible to staining, tearing, and…

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Allen Edmonds’ Wedding Promotion

February 25, 2016

Allen Edmonds’ Wedding Promotion

Allen Edmonds rolled out a nice promotion yesterday that allows grooms to say “I do” in a pair of well-made shoes….

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Q and Answer: Where to Find Higher-Rise Trousers <i>without </i>Pleats?

February 11, 2016

Q And Answer: Where To Find Higher-Rise Trousers without Pleats?

Following up on my post about high-rise, pleated trousers, a reader asks: “Any advice on where to find unpleated/ flat front…

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Q & Answer: Darts vs. Side Seams

January 4, 2016

Q & Answer: Darts Vs. Side Seams

Ken writes to ask: I know you can slim a shirt down by either taking it in at the sides…

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

December 31, 2015

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

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

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The Black Tie Alternative: A Black Tie

December 31, 2015

The Black Tie Alternative: A Black Tie

The Chippendales know – sometimes all you need to start a party is a black bow tie and some champagne. …

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Where Can I Find a Pair of Jeans That’s Like …

December 14, 2015

Where Can I Find A Pair Of Jeans That’s Like …

Every once in a while, a reader will email us and ask if we can recommend a pair of jeans….

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Q & Answer: The Whats and Whys of Unsanforized

December 10, 2015

Q & Answer: The Whats And Whys Of Unsanforized

Jimmy writes to ask: I’ve taken the plunge into raw, selvedge denim (which I really like) and I’m thinking about trying…

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Preventing Spotting on Shell Cordovan

December 7, 2015

Preventing Spotting On Shell Cordovan

I’m a big fan of wearing shell cordovan on rainy days. In addition to being a beautiful, lustrous leather, shell…

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Dealing with Stains This Holiday Season

November 23, 2015

Dealing With Stains This Holiday Season

Who doesn’t like a holiday party, with all the good food, drinks, and friends? (Sometimes also family members, but likely…

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How to Press a Suit Jacket or Sport Coat

November 5, 2015

How To Press A Suit Jacket Or Sport Coat

Simon Crompton has been working on a very useful video series on how to take care your tailored garments. The…

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How to Get the Smell Out of Vintage Clothing

November 4, 2015

How To Get The Smell Out Of Vintage Clothing

Sometimes authenticity can be a little too authentic. A few months ago, I bought a used double-rider off eBay, which…

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Fall Textures on Any Budget

October 29, 2015

Fall Textures On Any Budget

Perfect casual clothes for hanging out in the neighborhood? Shetland sweaters with oxford-cloth button-downs, corduroys, and suede shoes. Heavy Tweed…

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