Illustrated Style: Norman Rockwell

March 6, 2020

Illustrated Style: Norman Rockwell

Say you’re at your grandparents house, and you’re in the bathroom washing your hands, and you notice a framed print…

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Tuck with/Not Tuck with: Do You Need an Untucked Shirt?

February 7, 2020

Tuck With/Not Tuck With: Do You Need An Untucked Shirt?

Sometimes marketing is convincing people you can solve their problems, and sometimes it’s convincing them they have a problem to…

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Retailed: Big Chains Are Giving Secondhand a Shot

January 31, 2020

Retailed: Big Chains Are Giving Secondhand A Shot

Like my viewing habits and listening habits, my shopping habits have changed a lot in the last few years, largely…

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The Art of  Wearing Wild Pants

January 20, 2020

The Art Of Wearing Wild Pants

George Frazier’s classic essay “The Art of Wearing Clothes” is at its heart an argument in favor of conservative clothing….

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Post-Christmas Sale Picks at Mr. Porter, Ralph Lauren, and More

December 26, 2019

Post-Christmas Sale Picks At Mr. Porter, Ralph Lauren, And More

The day after Christmas, all those holiday decorations go from being celebratory decor to an impending task: “Take me down,”…

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5 Things to Wear to the Office Holiday Party to Make Your Coworkers Roll Their Eyes

December 13, 2019

5 Things To Wear To The Office Holiday Party To Make Your Coworkers Roll Their Eyes

It’s prime holiday party time — a month or so of fireside cocktails with the neighbors, of sharing time and…

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Deeper in the Pile: Seven Alternatives to the Standard Patagonia Fleece

November 22, 2019

Deeper In The Pile: Seven Alternatives To The Standard Patagonia Fleece

If you know your Greek myths (or Ray Harryhausen movies), you likely know the story of Jason and the Argonauts….

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Where Do You Buy Your Suits, Tom? Tailoring and Wardrobe on Succession

November 8, 2019

Where Do You Buy Your Suits, Tom? Tailoring And Wardrobe On Succession

There’s a scene in Succession’s second season, in episode 2, where born-to-money Shiv (played by Sarah Snook) and her brother…

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7 pieces of olive outerwear worth the strain on your relationship

October 28, 2019

7 Pieces Of Olive Outerwear Worth The Strain On Your Relationship

It’s been argued that men are, by nature, collectors. That humans have a biological drive to accumulate things, and that…

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Both Sides Now: Intarsia and Other Knits

October 18, 2019

Both Sides Now: Intarsia And Other Knits

I don’t think well in three dimensions — moving a sofa up or down a set of winding stairs is…

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Room Service: Clothing-Related Hotel Hacks

October 11, 2019

Room Service: Clothing-Related Hotel Hacks

Early in my career, I traveled around the Northeast to high schools and college fairs as an admissions officer for…

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It's a Short Season for Long Sleeves with Short Pants

October 7, 2019

It’s A Short Season For Long Sleeves With Short Pants

When summer is at its sweaty zenith, or winter its dark, shivering nadir, you don’t really have to make many…

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Area Men Struggle to Find New Ways to Freak Out Squares

September 27, 2019

Area Men Struggle To Find New Ways To Freak Out Squares

Area man Todd Frazer, 24, knew he was in trouble when he was offered the position of Software Development Engineer…

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How to Read Japanese Fashion Magazines Online

September 20, 2019

How To Read Japanese Fashion Magazines Online

Even in the era of unlimited content, you can run out of interesting things to read pretty quickly, especially when…

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Inspiration from Emma Thompson in Late Night

September 13, 2019

Inspiration From Emma Thompson In Late Night

When it comes to style inspiration in film, we often look to older movies or stories set in the past,…

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