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Fall Sports: Track Jackets

September 6, 2018

Fall Sports: Track Jackets

Damon Albarn, rudely awakened by the dustman. I hesitated to write about track jackets. As synthetic, shapeless, valuing-comfort-over-appearance leisurewear, they’re…

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Bobby From Boston’s Warehouse: Vintage Menswear Heaven

August 31, 2018

Bobby From Boston’s Warehouse: Vintage Menswear Heaven

This summer, I made a trip to the legendary Brimfield Antique Market to buy for the Put This On Shop. I…

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Inspiration LA 2018

February 10, 2018

Inspiration LA 2018

I love visiting Inspiration, an annual menswear show in Los Angeles headed by the Japanese vintage fiend Rin Tinaka. The…

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Q+A with Alexander Saunders of Saunders Militaria

January 25, 2018

Q+A With Alexander Saunders Of Saunders Militaria

Regular readers of Put This On know that our idea of a fun night might include board games, some kickin’…

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Bayard in the 1930s: Formal Wear, Kids & Women’s

December 13, 2017

Bayard In The 1930s: Formal Wear, Kids & Women’s

This is the final entry in our series of looks at a 1930s-era catalog for the French brand Bayard. Certainly…

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Bayard in the 1930s: Suits

December 12, 2017

Bayard In The 1930s: Suits

Yesterday we shared some 1930s illustrations of outerwear from Bayard, a French menswear retailer in business since 1925. Today, the…

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Bayard in the 1930s: Outerwear

December 11, 2017

Bayard In The 1930s: Outerwear

In my vast stacks of menswear books and ephemera, I found this beautiful catalog for Vetements Homme Bayard, a French…

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Crowley Vintage Hits Brooklyn

December 5, 2017

Crowley Vintage Hits Brooklyn

You may remember Sean Crowley from this PTO Man segment on our show – the Bertie Wooster enthusiast who has…

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Like Someone Was Thinking about You as They Made It: Repurposed Vintage with Tim Haught of Countyline General

September 14, 2017

Like Someone Was Thinking About You As They Made It: Repurposed Vintage With Tim Haught Of Countyline General

There’s nothing quite like a great vintage find–flipping through hanger after hanger of throwaway junk on a thrift store rack…

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Revisiting Military Surplus Cargo Pants

February 23, 2017

Revisiting Military Surplus Cargo Pants

At Put This On, we love military surplus. Vintage, deadstock, or reproduction (sort of cheating), surplus offers interesting and purpose-driven…

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Inspiration LA 2017: Shoot Your Shot (Part Three)

February 14, 2017

Inspiration LA 2017: Shoot Your Shot (Part Three)

Here’s our third and final round of awesome shots from Inspiration LA, the annual vintage-industry-Americana-Japanese-American-hybrid show in Los Angeles. To…

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Inspiration LA 2017 Day 2: Shoot Your Shot

February 13, 2017

Inspiration LA 2017 Day 2: Shoot Your Shot

Here’s our second day of candid shots from Inspiration LA 2017, the huge men’s Americana show in Los Angeles. There…

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Inspiration LA 2017: Shoot Your Shot

February 12, 2017

Inspiration LA 2017: Shoot Your Shot

I wasn’t expecting to make it to Inspiration LA, the huge vintage-and-vintage-inspired Americana show, this year because I was supposed…

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What’re the Most Under-Appreciated Vintage Items?

December 22, 2016

What’re The Most Under-Appreciated Vintage Items?

You could argue that vintage clothing was overshopped and overdone a decade ago, that the well of thrift shops and…

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