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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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A Buyer’s Guide to Barbour

October 26, 2015

A Buyer’s Guide To Barbour

It’s been five years since Barbour came into fashion with the rise of the heritage trend. Despite them being a…

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Q & Answer: Fear and Clothing (aka How to Take Care of Your Suede Shoes)

October 22, 2015

Q & Answer: Fear And Clothing (aka How To Take Care Of Your Suede Shoes)

Nathan writes: I recently bought a pair of Alden unlined chukkas as a graduation present for myself. The process wasn’t…

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How to Look After Your Suit

October 21, 2015

How To Look After Your Suit

Savile Row tailor Richard Anderson and Permanent Style’s Simon Crompton go over some of the basics of how to look…

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Outerwear That Won’t Break the Bank, Part Two

September 24, 2015

Outerwear That Won’t Break The Bank, Part Two

It’s harder and harder to find well-made, well-priced clothes these days. Everything is either cheap crap from fast fashion brands,…

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Outerwear That Won’t Break the Bank, Part One

September 23, 2015

Outerwear That Won’t Break The Bank, Part One

We all love the cold weather seasons for the opportunity to wear tweed and chunky sweaters, but nothing will transform…

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Q & Answer: Is There Sun Protective Clothing Out There That Isn’t Supremely Dorky?

September 1, 2015

Q & Answer: Is There Sun Protective Clothing Out There That Isn’t Supremely Dorky?

Joel asks, and adds: I have looked at various outdoor clothing brands, but everything has a million buckles and zippers….

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Q & Answer: Bringing The Right Shoes for a Trip

August 20, 2015

Q & Answer: Bringing The Right Shoes For A Trip

Terry asks: Do you have any recommendations for travel shoes? I’d like to find something that’s dressy enough to wear…

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Q and Answer: New Life For Old Ties

August 13, 2015

Q And Answer: New Life For Old Ties

Justus writes to us to ask: My family has been divvying up my grandfather’s clothes after he recently passed away. Most of…

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Pick-Up Lining: Man Prints Interior of Wedding Suit with First Conversations with His Wife

August 13, 2015

Pick-Up Lining: Man Prints Interior Of Wedding Suit With First Conversations With His Wife

Graphic designer Nick Reeve wanted to make his wedding suit special. He had met his wife on an online dating…

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Be Careful with Garment Steamers

August 10, 2015

Be Careful With Garment Steamers

Here’s a good example of why you should be careful with garment steamers. StyleForum member Rysla recently went to his…

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