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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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Style in the Open Era: Arthur Ashe in 1968

August 29, 2018

Style In The Open Era: Arthur Ashe In 1968

Tennis is one of the most stylish sports–it’s an individual competition, so players can largely wear what they want, rather…

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The Restrained 1970s: Paul Newman in The Drowning Pool

August 23, 2018

The Restrained 1970s: Paul Newman In The Drowning Pool

As eras recede into the past, it’s tempting to narrow our view of them. Thinking about how people dressed in…

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5 Non-Tie-Dye-Related Style Tips from the Grateful Dead

August 16, 2018

5 Non-Tie-Dye-Related Style Tips From The Grateful Dead

In the mid-1960s, two rock bands on opposite American coasts were working toward new sounds. Both were called the Warlocks….

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Art Dad Style: Geoff McFetridge

August 9, 2018

Art Dad Style: Geoff McFetridge

Geoff McFetridge is one of those culturally omnipresent artists who, if you don’t know him, you probably know his work….

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The French Tuck: Guys Still Can't Decide What to Do with Shirttails

August 2, 2018

The French Tuck: Guys Still Can’t Decide What To Do With Shirttails

Fifteen Years Since “Zhuzh” Don’t underestimate the cultural significance of the original Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, which aired…

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Prosecco Features on a Beer Budget: Spier and Mackay Neapolitan Jacket Review

July 26, 2018

Prosecco Features On A Beer Budget: Spier And Mackay Neapolitan Jacket Review

Toronto’s Spier and Mackay has spent a couple of seasons refining its “Neapolitan” cut jacket, attracting attention for providing a…

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Still Time to Wear Some New Summer Gear: Five Good Sales

July 20, 2018

Still Time To Wear Some New Summer Gear: Five Good Sales

  Summer’s about half over, but retail stores are already clearing out warm-weather clothing to make room for the long…

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Summer Favorites: Olive Sack Suits

July 12, 2018

Summer Favorites: Olive Sack Suits

For the mild brow-mopping misery that is wearing a suit in the middle of the summer, I have a lot…

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Where All the Fits Went: Inspiration on Instagram

July 5, 2018

Where All The Fits Went: Inspiration On Instagram

With the amount of imagery mainlined into the eyeballs of the average smartphone user these days, it’s almost hard to…

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It's on Sale: Summer Stuff at Sid Mashburn

June 29, 2018

It’s On Sale: Summer Stuff At Sid Mashburn

The more I shop at Sid Mashburn, the more I like it. Their Atlanta retail store is maybe the most…

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What Happens When Your Style Fave Is Problematic?

June 28, 2018

What Happens When Your Style Fave Is Problematic?

It’s often hard to separate the artist from their art, and why should we? A lot of the art we…

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Getting Rid of That Thrift Store Smell

June 23, 2018

Getting Rid Of That Thrift Store Smell

It’s probably happened to you–browsing thrift store racks, you spy a diamond in the moth-nibbled rough. You grab it before…

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Snap Shirt Snap Shot: A Visit to Rockmount Ranch Wear

June 22, 2018

Snap Shirt Snap Shot: A Visit To Rockmount Ranch Wear

For the most part, regional style in America is gone. You’re a little more likely to see prep styles in…

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Are We Doing This? Shirt Collars Worn over Lapels

June 14, 2018

Are We Doing This? Shirt Collars Worn Over Lapels

I like my shirt collars like I like my dogs: domesticated. Tamed. Often buttoned-down (not talking about dogs anymore). When…

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