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eBay Round Up

March 2, 2012

EBay Round Up

As Jesse noted over a year ago, a basic, navy, silk necktie is one of the most versatile and classy…

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the no dimple, small dimple, and big dimple

March 1, 2012

The No Dimple, Small Dimple, And Big Dimple

Michael Alden, Jean-Claude Colban, and Yukio Akamine demonstrate the no dimple, small dimple, and big dimple.  There’s also, of course,…

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Q and Answer: What Should I Get for My Second Pair of Dress Trousers?

March 1, 2012

Q And Answer: What Should I Get For My Second Pair Of Dress Trousers?

Chris writes: I mostly wear jeans and chinos, but I’m slowly working my way towards a more work-appropriate wardrobe. As such,…

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Luxury-end ties on sale at A Suitable Wardrobe

March 1, 2012

Luxury-end Ties On Sale At A Suitable Wardrobe

Luxury-end ties on sale at A Suitable Wardrobe: $65.10, down from $155

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J Press shaggy dog sweaters: $108, down from $180

February 29, 2012

J Press Shaggy Dog Sweaters: $108, Down From $180

J Press shaggy dog sweaters: $108, down from $180 People who are curious about sizing can use this as a…

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The More Affordable Grenadine

February 29, 2012

The More Affordable Grenadine

This past Monday, I received a gold grenadine from Paul Winston. Mr. Winston, as you may know, is heir to…

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<em>Fashion</em>, August 1899

February 28, 2012

Fashion, August 1899

The conspicuously well dressed man is not a well dressed man at all, but merely a block for displaying the…

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eBay Round Up

February 28, 2012

EBay Round Up

Our good friend, RJ, has a few items up for sale. In addition to those auctions, check out what he, Jesse,…

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Three Thoughts on Trousers

February 27, 2012

Three Thoughts On Trousers

1. You need more than jeans. In an interview published earlier this month, Luciano Barbera said he objected to men…

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Put This On's Inside Track for the week of February 20th - March 4th

February 27, 2012

Put This On’s Inside Track For The Week Of February 20th – March 4th

Here are our hand-selected favorites from eBay for this week. If you’re a member of the Inside Track, click through,…

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Robert Noble’s Gamekeeper tweed

February 27, 2012

Robert Noble’s Gamekeeper Tweed

Above are samples of Robert Noble’s Gamekeeper tweed. I found them after reading Eric Musgrave’s post about Kathryn Sargent, and seeing the handsome…

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Old fabric books and artifacts from the 1910s through 1940s

February 26, 2012

Old Fabric Books And Artifacts From The 1910s Through 1940s

I had a wonderful time visiting Cilento, the oldest men’s shop in Naples (if not all of Italy), when I in…

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eBay Round Up

February 24, 2012

EBay Round Up

Today’s list is somewhat short, but I think the highlights include this Sartoria Partenopea coat, Zegna tie, and Pringle shawl collar cardigan. If…

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Quality as Taste

February 23, 2012

Quality As Taste

A friend of mine recently asked me for my opinion on what makes a well-made tie, and the conversation got…

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A basic wardrobe of a smart man should have at least five ties

February 23, 2012

A Basic Wardrobe Of A Smart Man Should Have At Least Five Ties

A basic wardrobe of a smart man should have at least five ties. This should include one self-coloured dark blue;…

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