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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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London: The Nigel Cabourn Army Gym

October 3, 2016

London: The Nigel Cabourn Army Gym

I couldn’t visit London without visiting the retail outlet of my favorite British designer, Nigel Cabourn. Cabourn makes clothes inspired…

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London: The Real McCoy’s

October 1, 2016

London: The Real McCoy’s

On the middle of an anonymous, tourist-ridden London street sits Real McCoy’s, the English outlet of the venerated Japanese repro…

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Vintage Menswear in London: Levison’s

September 30, 2016

Vintage Menswear In London: Levison’s

I just got home from two weeks on tour with the Judge John Hodgman podcast. We went from Maine to…

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New StyleForum Shopping Maps

September 12, 2016

New StyleForum Shopping Maps

Two kinds of questions will forever live on men’s clothing forums: “What should I wear to my wedding?” and “What stores should…

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What Should You Get for Your First Suit?

August 10, 2016

What Should You Get For Your First Suit?

There are a lot of articles about what you should get for your first suit. Maybe more than the number…

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What’s Worth Buying Used, Part III

March 16, 2016

What’s Worth Buying Used, Part III

Let’s be honest, one man’s trash is usually just trash. But you can still find awesome stuff at thrift, consignment,…

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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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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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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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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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From Trash to Treasure: Seventeen Years of Thrifting

July 23, 2015

From Trash To Treasure: Seventeen Years Of Thrifting

For most people, thrifting is a hobby – something to do on lazy afternoon, and hopefully, a way to score…

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