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Legendarily Snobbish Store Welcomes Pranking Goof

July 5, 2017

Legendarily Snobbish Store Welcomes Pranking Goof

London’s Harrod’s has a reputation for selling almost absurd–OK just absurd–luxury goods to the richiest of the rich, and for…

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Why Do Men Want So Badly to Wear Shorts to Work?

June 29, 2017

Why Do Men Want So Badly To Wear Shorts To Work?

Every summer we have the same debates: should men wear shorts? At all? If so, why can’t they wear them…

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Party Jeans!

June 27, 2017

Party Jeans!

Steve wears jeans at the party. Darker than his work pair, thinner than his everydays. These are his party jeans….

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Archives for Alpinists: Patagonia Documents Its Early Designs

June 22, 2017

Archives For Alpinists: Patagonia Documents Its Early Designs

I love when brands get serious about their archives. Levis has had a professional archivist since 1989, but Patagonia (to…

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Our Musical Taste Is Firmly Established in Our Teens–What about Our Taste in Clothing?

June 8, 2017

Our Musical Taste Is Firmly Established In Our Teens–What About Our Taste In Clothing?

The music you like at age 14 is music you will probably like for the rest of your life. For…

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Arts and Craft: Celia Pym’s Darned Sweaters

June 6, 2017

Arts And Craft: Celia Pym’s Darned Sweaters

Check out this cool Norwegian sweater, which is a finalist in the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize competition and on display…

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“The acquisition of goods simply for style… it’s just never seemed interesting to me.

June 5, 2017

“The Acquisition Of Goods Simply For Style… It’s Just Never Seemed Interesting To Me.

“The acquisition of goods simply for style… it’s just never seemed interesting to me. And yet I love fashion and…

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Style Inspiration: The 1970s Films of Jack Nicholson

June 1, 2017

Style Inspiration: The 1970s Films Of Jack Nicholson

Jack doesn’t necessarily make the Mount Rushmore of men’s style icons on film (McQueen, Connery, Newman, Grant?) but his rise…

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How you dress, and how you are treated

June 1, 2017

How You Dress, And How You Are Treated

“I feel like this world judges you from the outside, so if I walk into a store with a hoodie…

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Warning: Cool Bags on Ebay May Contain Moon

May 22, 2017

Warning: Cool Bags On Ebay May Contain Moon

The Wall Street Journal has a great story on how a rock buff ended up with a bag full of…

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What You Can Really Afford: Uniqlo’s Oversize Pocket T-shirt

May 18, 2017

What You Can Really Afford: Uniqlo’s Oversize Pocket T-shirt

I like a good fitted pocket t-shirt–in fact, they’re the backbone of my summer weekend wear. I have some loud-ass…

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My Print Shirt Spirit Animal: Elliot Gould in <i>California Split</i>

May 11, 2017

My Print Shirt Spirit Animal: Elliot Gould In California Split

We’ve talked up print shirts a decent amount in the last couple of years, maybe most prominently aloha shirts. Unfortunately,…

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Beyond Brown Duck: When Carhartt Went Western

May 10, 2017

Beyond Brown Duck: When Carhartt Went Western

James at 10Engines wrote about one of my favorite niches of 1990s vintage: Carhartt’s southwestern collection. He talked with the…

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Your Moment of Laser Denim Zen

May 6, 2017

Your Moment Of Laser Denim Zen

A reader sent me a video of denim being laser-etched with sick fadez, which sent me down a rabbit hole…

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Why Don’t People Want to Wear J. Crew Anymore?

May 4, 2017

Why Don’t People Want To Wear J. Crew Anymore?

It’s no secret that at Put This On, we like J. Crew. Broadly available and not a huge reach, price-wise,…

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