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Pelt Cute in This Pic: Leopard Print in Men’s Fashion

January 18, 2018

Pelt Cute In This Pic: Leopard Print In Men’s Fashion

It’s not news that men tend to stick to relatively safe colors and patterns–navy, gray, olive, white; stripes, checks, plaids,…

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If Someone Asked You to Tie Their Tie for Them, Would You?

January 12, 2018

If Someone Asked You To Tie Their Tie For Them, Would You?

File the above video under the genre of sweet internet ephemera. The setup is that a young man has to…

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Where Do Sneakers Go From Here?

January 11, 2018

Where Do Sneakers Go From Here?

If your tastes steer toward the classics, it’s a been a great decade or more for sneakers. Nike’s constant churn…

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Too Cheap to Be True: What’s Behind Those Instagram Clothing Ads

January 10, 2018

Too Cheap To Be True: What’s Behind Those Instagram Clothing Ads

For the Atlantic, Alexis Madrigal writes about his experience buying a camel-colored coat after seeing an ad for it pop up…

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When Clothing Really Matters: Eva Hagberg Fisher’s Essay on Appearance and Credibility for Women

January 4, 2018

When Clothing Really Matters: Eva Hagberg Fisher’s Essay On Appearance And Credibility For Women

At Put This On, most of what we write about falls into two basic categories: dressing to make the right…

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What You Can Really Afford: Hanes Plain Black Tshirts

December 28, 2017

What You Can Really Afford: Hanes Plain Black Tshirts

Plain white tshirts are unassailable. A perfect symbol of the 20th century’s march toward the casual and elevation of what…

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Kerouac Wore Khakis? A Gap Conspiracy Theory from 1993

December 14, 2017

Kerouac Wore Khakis? A Gap Conspiracy Theory From 1993

In 1993, the Gap was a dominant player in fashion retail, and their khakis ad campaign foreshadowed menswear blogging by…

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Glitter and Doom: Inspiration via Tom Waits

December 7, 2017

Glitter And Doom: Inspiration Via Tom Waits

Tom Waits’ style is akin to his music–it’s a continuation of traditions of sorts but roughed up to the point…

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Post Overalls Opens Outlet on Ebay

December 4, 2017

Post Overalls Opens Outlet On Ebay

One of my favorite, most consistent brands is Post Overalls. Designer Takeshi Ohfuchi’s heavily vintage-influenced, straightforward line puts out practical,…

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Paul Feig Talks Tailoring on Blamo!

November 28, 2017

Paul Feig Talks Tailoring On Blamo!

Director Paul Feig recently talked suits and dress codes with Blamo host Jeremy Kirkland in an episode that’s certain to…

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Another Option for Suits on a Budget: Jomers

November 16, 2017

Another Option For Suits On A Budget: Jomers

It’s hard to overstate what a wasteland the entry level suit market was a decade ago. When I was coming…

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The Strength of Knit Knowledge: Camber

November 2, 2017

The Strength Of Knit Knowledge: Camber

I’ve heard vintage pickers speak wistfully of how easy it was to find weird, cool American sportswear all over the…

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Jeff Goldblum on the Style of Director Taika Waititi

October 27, 2017

Jeff Goldblum On The Style Of Director Taika Waititi

Some say the best compliments a man can get on his style aren’t directly on clothes at all–you’d rather your…

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Onion Articles I Can’t Help but Identify With, Part 137

October 24, 2017

Onion Articles I Can’t Help But Identify With, Part 137

From The Onion, Area Woman Lovingly Lint Rolling Cardigan As If Tending To Prized Stallion: DURHAM, CT—Gently stroking the delicate piece…

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