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Snap Shirt Snap Shot: A Visit to Rockmount Ranch Wear

June 22, 2018

Snap Shirt Snap Shot: A Visit To Rockmount Ranch Wear

For the most part, regional style in America is gone. You’re a little more likely to see prep styles in…

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Store Visits: Wellema Hat Shop in Altadena, California

January 9, 2017

Store Visits: Wellema Hat Shop In Altadena, California

I met Cody Wellema for the first time a few months ago, as he stood in his particularly well-groomed space…

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Store Visit: Museo in Los Angeles

December 20, 2016

Store Visit: Museo In Los Angeles

A few years ago, I bought a coat on eBay from a seller whose stuff I’d perused a thousand times….

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Chicago Vintage Menswear Store Visits: US #1 and Richard’s Fabulous Finds

December 8, 2016

Chicago Vintage Menswear Store Visits: US #1 And Richard’s Fabulous Finds

My brief trip to Chicago afforded me just a smidge of time for vintage shopping, so I asked around and…

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Store Visit: Optimo Hats Chicago

December 6, 2016

Store Visit: Optimo Hats Chicago

There are precious few true hatters (and true hat shops) in America. Even most specialty hat stores sell cheap (or…

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Store Report: Independence Chicago

December 4, 2016

Store Report: Independence Chicago

I visited Chicago last month, and while my time was limited, I took some time to visit a few of…

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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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A Victory in Copenhagen: Goods

October 5, 2015

A Victory In Copenhagen: Goods

After my disaster in Malmo, Sweden, my friend Eskar and I retreated to his quiet Copenhagen neighborhood, Osterbro.   As…

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Stockholm: Skoaktiebolaget (Sp?)

October 2, 2015

Stockholm: Skoaktiebolaget (Sp?)

As I wandered around Stockholm in a jetlagged haze, I managed to throw open the door on a remarkable little…

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Stockholm: Our Legacy

October 1, 2015

Stockholm: Our Legacy

Modernist boutiques aren’t usually my style – I tend to prefer the dusty and fusty. While in Stockholm, though, I…

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Stockholm Vintage: Herr Judit

September 30, 2015

Stockholm Vintage: Herr Judit

I didn’t have data on my cell phone in Sweden, so I was wandering nearly blind. I’d downloaded a map…

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Stockholm: Vintage and Country Clothes

September 29, 2015

Stockholm: Vintage And Country Clothes

I had a few hours to enjoy myself in Stockholm, and found myself wandering in search of menswear. My path…

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This Week: Menswear in Stockholm & Copenhagen

September 28, 2015

This Week: Menswear In Stockholm & Copenhagen

I just got back from a whirlwind tour of Northern Europe. I spoke at the national radio conferences of Sweden,…

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