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Danzig on Beachwear

October 13, 2017

Danzig On Beachwear

“Sometimes, to have a good time, you have to dress a little lame.” –Glenn Danzig, as Radu from Romania, on…

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John Hodgman on Why He Grew a Beard

October 5, 2017

John Hodgman On Why He Grew A Beard

“Many people have asked why I grew this beard, and most of those people are my wife. And my answer…

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What You Can Really Afford: Actual Workwear, Part II

October 4, 2017

What You Can Really Afford: Actual Workwear, Part II

What You Can Really Afford: Actual Workwear, Part II True workwear–as in clothes designed and worn to perform labor, from…

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My favorite shirts are vintage Brooks Brothers’ oxford dress shirts

October 3, 2017

My Favorite Shirts Are Vintage Brooks Brothers’ Oxford Dress Shirts

“My favorite shirts are vintage Brooks Brothers’ oxford dress shirts. I like seeing the old tags and knowing it’s from…

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What You Can Really Afford: Actual Workwear

September 28, 2017

What You Can Really Afford: Actual Workwear

Following up on Derek’s post yesterday about getting creative with a casual wardrobe based on workwear archetypes, I wanted to write a little about what remain some of my favorite brands, the ones that continue to make durable, inexpensive clothing for workers.

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Learn about Fashion and Design from MoMA Curators: Free Online Course Related to New Exhibit

September 27, 2017

Learn About Fashion And Design From MoMA Curators: Free Online Course Related To New Exhibit

Museum of Modern Art curators have created a 7-week online course on fashion and design in conjunction with this fall’s…

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Fathering Your Whole Style: How Might Becoming a Dad Change What You Wear?

September 21, 2017

Fathering Your Whole Style: How Might Becoming A Dad Change What You Wear?

There are a few images that come to mind when I think of dads and style. There’s the Free & Easy “dad,” a…

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Congrats to Donald Glover on the Emmys, and Also on Daring to Look Rad

September 18, 2017

Congrats To Donald Glover On The Emmys, And Also On Daring To Look Rad

Donald Glover (you can’t really say actor Donald Glover or director Donald Glover or rapper Donald Glover without underselling his…

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Like Someone Was Thinking about You as They Made It: Repurposed Vintage with Tim Haught of Countyline General

September 14, 2017

Like Someone Was Thinking About You As They Made It: Repurposed Vintage With Tim Haught Of Countyline General

There’s nothing quite like a great vintage find–flipping through hanger after hanger of throwaway junk on a thrift store rack…

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The Roots of Labor Day

September 4, 2017

The Roots Of Labor Day

For Americans, Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer–we celebrate by taking a load off and savoring the season…

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Don’t Let Crayons Cramp Dad’s Style

August 30, 2017

Don’t Let Crayons Cramp Dad’s Style

Becoming a dad means you get used to certain changes from your pre-kid life. Rarely do you get to sleep…

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Steve Caballero describes the origins of the iconic Vans from 1989

August 22, 2017

Steve Caballero Describes The Origins Of The Iconic Vans From 1989

  “As far as the design goes, I’d been wearing a lot of Puma Prowlers and Air Jordans so I…

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When Can You Wear a Tailored Jacket with a Tshirt?

August 16, 2017

When Can You Wear A Tailored Jacket With A Tshirt?

I’ve always considered the tshirt-with-tailoring combo to be the sort of look you only find in Monocle, something nice but…

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Zelda Fitzgerald to F. Scott Fitzgerald, fall 1930

August 15, 2017

Zelda Fitzgerald To F. Scott Fitzgerald, Fall 1930

Do you still smell of pencils and sometimes of tweed? Zelda Fitzgerald to F. Scott Fitzgerald, fall 1930, letter from…

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