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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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The Duke of Devonshire’s Chucks

August 11, 2017

The Duke Of Devonshire’s Chucks

Andrew Cavendish, the 11th Duke of Devonshire, was a master of what has been called the old British dude look–tailored…

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Restaurateur and writer Eddie Huang talks about Sneakers

August 2, 2017

Restaurateur And Writer Eddie Huang Talks About Sneakers

“Sneakers to me was the illest symbol of the American dream. The thing that got me into sneakers was, when…

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J. Crew’s New Oxford: More Same Old Than Old School

July 27, 2017

J. Crew’s New Oxford: More Same Old Than Old School

Today, guys have more options for a decent oxford button-down shirt than they did a decade ago, but few seem…

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Why Is the Air Monarch the Ultimate Dad Sneaker?

July 24, 2017

Why Is The Air Monarch The Ultimate Dad Sneaker?

The nostalgia cycle ensures that things that were once cool, that then seemed dumb, will one day rise again, harder…

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Way Down in This: Subcultural Cachet in <i>Cool: Style, Sound, and Subversion</i> by Greg Foley and Andrew Luecke (part II)

July 20, 2017

Way Down In This: Subcultural Cachet In Cool: Style, Sound, And Subversion By Greg Foley And Andrew Luecke (part II)

Yesterday we posted part I of an interview with Greg Foley and Andrew Luecke, the authors of Cool: Style, Sound,…

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Way Down in This: Subcultural Cachet in <i>Cool: Style, Sound, and Subversion</i> by Greg Foley and <b>Andrew Luecke </b>(part I)

July 19, 2017

Way Down In This: Subcultural Cachet In Cool: Style, Sound, And Subversion By Greg Foley And Andrew Luecke (part I)

I grew up listening to a lot of punk rock, and sometimes I take it for granted that everyone I…

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It’s on Sale: Modern Classics from Sid Mashburn

July 16, 2017

It’s On Sale: Modern Classics From Sid Mashburn

At a time when southern style, to many, means pink and green slogan tshirts, Sid Mashburn’s shop remains a beacon…

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Next Level Thrifting: the Designs of Emily Adams Bode

July 13, 2017

Next Level Thrifting: The Designs Of Emily Adams Bode

All of us at Put This On dig repurposed garments and vintage/one of a kind fabrics, so I was happy…

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Beyond the Basic Polo: Ban-lon and Related Styles

July 6, 2017

Beyond The Basic Polo: Ban-lon And Related Styles

Business casual killed the basic pique cotton polo. It took a trim, sporty shirt option and drowned it in the…

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