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Atomic Swimwear: Cabana Sets

June 7, 2018

Atomic Swimwear: Cabana Sets

I never met my grandfather, but I know he liked the beach. In the 1960s, my family would spend weekends…

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Lessons from Kate Spade via The Cut

June 6, 2018

Lessons From Kate Spade Via The Cut

You have likely heard by now that Kate Spade died yesterday. According to reports, Spade died by suicide in the…

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Dressed by the Internet: Social Media Influence and Men’s Clothing

June 1, 2018

Dressed By The Internet: Social Media Influence And Men’s Clothing

Jacob Gallagher in The Wall Street Journal this week describes how social media — specifically Instagram — may be driving…

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Quiet Soles: Clarks and Crepe-soled Shoes

May 24, 2018

Quiet Soles: Clarks And Crepe-soled Shoes

The current ugly footwear movement has roots in comfort footwear: shoes that marketed themselves as valuing orthopedic health over elegance,…

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Very Early Morning Suit: What to Look for at the Royal Wedding

May 17, 2018

Very Early Morning Suit: What To Look For At The Royal Wedding

Weddings are one of the few remaining occasions where any real dress code applies, and even there, the rules today…

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So You Want to Sell Your Clothes Online

May 14, 2018

So You Want To Sell Your Clothes Online

If you, like me, are chipping away at your spring cleaning day-by-day, you’ve probably dug out some clothes that you…

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What You Can Really Afford: Dickies Work Pants

May 2, 2018

What You Can Really Afford: Dickies Work Pants

A significant influence on my personal style was a joke-y name tag sticker from an early 2000s magazine whose title…

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Is Your Tshirt Cooler Than You?

April 27, 2018

Is Your Tshirt Cooler Than You?

Remember the “Jesus is my homeboy” tshirt? For a long time, when I thought of graphic tshirts, I thought of…

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The Greatest Sweater of a Generation?

April 19, 2018

The Greatest Sweater Of A Generation?

Daniel Day-Lewis likes clothes. He is a second generation Anderson and Sheppard customer, and once studied how to make handmade…

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The Most Practical Impractical Jacket: The Denim Jacket (part 2)

April 12, 2018

The Most Practical Impractical Jacket: The Denim Jacket (part 2)

Yesterday I talked a bit about the different styles of denim jacket that are out there, and what makes a…

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The Most Practical Impractical Jacket: The Denim Jacket (Part One)

April 12, 2018

The Most Practical Impractical Jacket: The Denim Jacket (Part One)

On balance, denim sort of sucks, especially for outerwear. It’s stiff when new and wears out reliably, ripping at stress…

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Feeling Pretty Psyched: The Style of Michael Stipe

April 4, 2018

Feeling Pretty Psyched: The Style Of Michael Stipe

Rock stars weren’t meant to stick around. They ignite, burn, and burn out. Rock music as a genre is reaching…

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What’s Worth Shopping for Online Versus in Person

March 29, 2018

What’s Worth Shopping For Online Versus In Person

Browsing a site like Mr. Porter, with multiple, clear photos of nearly every item (on a model! with other clothes!), measurements,…

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Transitioning out of Dress Codes Altogether

March 22, 2018

Transitioning Out Of Dress Codes Altogether

I’ve always paid attention to what I wear — I specifically remember the floral tie and pegged pants I wore…

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Flyin’ the Flannel: A Comparison of Five Affordable Gray Flannel Trousers

March 15, 2018

Flyin’ The Flannel: A Comparison Of Five Affordable Gray Flannel Trousers

No one wants to be a flâneur anymore. It sounds too dandy, too affected. Even if the idea of strolling…

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