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Savile Row, 1939

June 24, 2013

Savile Row, 1939

This article from England’s defunct Picture Post magazine depicts the process of ordering and making a suit at Williams, Sullivan,…

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Ebbets Field Flannels custom models

June 21, 2013

Ebbets Field Flannels Custom Models

Fortunately for those of us who like to wear ballcaps but don’t care for the synthetic fabrics and full crowns…

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Time to Reconsider Black Shoes

June 20, 2013

Time To Reconsider Black Shoes

Black shoes have been tagged for years with the stigma of the duckbilled, corrected grain kicks that crawled out of…

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Real People: Fatigue Pants

June 17, 2013

Real People: Fatigue Pants

Of course, we all read Put This On, so all of our pants are perfectly tailored: Fitted in the waist,…

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Mordechai Rubinstein visits the beach house of Doug Bihlmaier

June 14, 2013

Mordechai Rubinstein Visits The Beach House Of Doug Bihlmaier

Mordechai Rubinstein of Mister Mort recently visited the beach house of Doug Bihlmaier, who works in vintage for Ralph Lauren…

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It’s on Sale: Barney’s

June 14, 2013

It’s On Sale: Barney’s

Barney’s has added more items to its sale and dropped prices on stuff already on sale, discounting some things to…

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A guide goofing on Japanese men’s magazines

June 13, 2013

A Guide Goofing On Japanese Men’s Magazines

The New York Times’ T Magazine published a guide goofing on Japanese men’s magazines, including Free & Easy, Popeye, Men’s…

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Drape Yourself in Sulka

June 11, 2013

Drape Yourself In Sulka

Back in the 1920s, Nancy Kahn’s grandfather was welcoming patients into his home office on the east side of Manhattan,…

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The Start of Looking Back: Biba

June 10, 2013

The Start Of Looking Back: Biba

Nearly all cultural output today is at least a little retro. Pop music rides waves of revivals, reboots and remakes…

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Real People: Spring Scarves and Patterns

June 7, 2013

Real People: Spring Scarves And Patterns

Where I live, in the Washington, D.C. area, we’ve already had 4 days of 90 degree heat, so I’m envious…

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Closet Maintenance: Consider a “One in, One out” Policy

June 6, 2013

Closet Maintenance: Consider A “One In, One Out” Policy

When I began thinking about my clothing purchases beyond “Hey I like that shirt,” and building a wardrobe thoughtfully, season…

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a short guide to the different types of Japenese textiles

June 5, 2013

A Short Guide To The Different Types Of Japenese Textiles

Jonathan at the Bandanna Almanac has a short guide to the different types of Japenese textiles to help you differentiate…

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