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If You See These Clothes for Sale on Black Friday, It’s Because They’re About to Be Uncool

November 26, 2014

If You See These Clothes For Sale On Black Friday, It’s Because They’re About To Be Uncool

Laura Bradley of Slate writes: Come Black Friday, retailers will slash prices on everything from iPads to high-end loose leaf…

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Fake Deals

August 21, 2014

Fake Deals

Medium has a story today on the less-than-honest business practices of discount and outlet stores. An excerpt: Despite common belief,…

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Where to Buy Good Pants (Part Two)

July 10, 2014

Where To Buy Good Pants (Part Two)

The market for trousers is pretty wonky. There’s surprisingly not that many good options, and despite there being a new…

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Where to Buy Good Pants (Part One)

July 9, 2014

Where To Buy Good Pants (Part One)

Readers often ask us if we have any recommendations for where to buy good trousers. Usually grey flannels, as those…

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Alternatives to Common Projects

June 11, 2014

Alternatives To Common Projects

The price of minimalist sneakers has really gone through the roof in the last few years. Common Project’s low top…

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Q and Answer: Where Can I Find Odd-Sized Suits?

June 7, 2014

Q And Answer: Where Can I Find Odd-Sized Suits?

Mike asks: Where can I find odd/less common suit sizes (my natural fit is a 45r, which is quite difficult…

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John Helmer Haberdasher in Portland

May 1, 2014

John Helmer Haberdasher In Portland

I found myself puttering around downtown Portland on a recent morning, and decided to type “menswear” into my phone and…

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How Much Should You Spend on Dress Shoes?

March 27, 2014

How Much Should You Spend On Dress Shoes?

One of the questions I frequently get in my inbox is: “I’m looking to buy a better pair of dress…

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Building an Affordable Neckwear Collection

February 6, 2014

Building An Affordable Neckwear Collection

If you want to build a necktie wardrobe for not too much money, there’s no better place to start than…

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Alternative Markets

January 25, 2014

Alternative Markets

If you purchase your clothes online (and you probably do), you’re aware that the online marketplace for clothing–sure, for everything–has…

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Where to Shop in San Francisco

December 13, 2013

Where To Shop In San Francisco

Earlier this year, StyleForum asked if I could put together a “menswear shopping map” for San Francisco. That is, all…

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Updated Backpacks

December 2, 2013

Updated Backpacks

Put This On is on record as against backpacks with suits (a position I stand by–it usually looks silly and…

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Shopping Japan

November 19, 2013

Shopping Japan

Although, technically, legal trade between the United States and Japan has been going on since the 1850s, and Americans and…

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Where To Look First for a Suit (Part Two)

October 24, 2013

Where To Look First For A Suit (Part Two)

Finding the right suit can be really difficult if you’re not familiar with the terrain. And even when you are,…

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Where To Look First for a Suit (Part One)

October 23, 2013

Where To Look First For A Suit (Part One)

Far and away, the most common question I get in my inbox is: “Where should I go to buy a…

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