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For $50 You Can Buy…

September 20, 2011

For $50 You Can Buy…

This handmade hoof pick belt by Narragansett Leathers. When I say “handmade,” I mean it. Handmade by the owners in…

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Brooks Brothers Friends and Family Sale

September 19, 2011

Brooks Brothers Friends And Family Sale

Brooks Brothers’ Friends and Family Sale begins this Thursday. Nearly everything in their stores will be discounted by 25%. It’s…

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Whenever I see people with their collars up...

September 19, 2011

Whenever I See People With Their Collars Up…

Whenever I see people with their collars up, I’m tempted to point it out to them like you would for…

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Ties for Fall

September 15, 2011

Ties For Fall

The first photo above has haunted me ever since I first saw it at 13th and Wolf. It’s what I would…

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J Crew and Loro Piana

September 15, 2011

J Crew And Loro Piana

J Crew uses Loro Piana cashmere yarn for its sweaters. So what accounts for the difference between $1,000+ Loro Piana…

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To be noticed without striving to be noticed

September 14, 2011

To Be Noticed Without Striving To Be Noticed

To be noticed without striving to be noticed, this is what elegance is about. Luciano Barbera (via abitofcolor, my new…

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For $50 You Can Buy …

September 14, 2011

For $50 You Can Buy …

It’s been a while since I did one of these entries, so I thought I’d make up for it by…

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Review of <em>Neither Pest Nor Puritan</em></a>, in <em>Time Magazine</em>, 1940

September 14, 2011

Review Of Neither Pest Nor Puritan, In Time Magazine, 1940

For almost half of his 79 years, E. (for Evander) Berry Wall set a smart sartorial pace as an international…

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Add to the list of problems I’ll probably never suffer from

September 13, 2011

Add To The List Of Problems I’ll Probably Never Suffer From

Here’s something you can add to the list of problems I’ll probably never suffer from. A photographer snaps a Chanel…

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Quercus Books is releasing a 296-page volume on Anderson & Sheppard

September 12, 2011

Quercus Books Is Releasing A 296-page Volume On Anderson & Sheppard

Quercus Books is releasing a 296-page volume on Anderson & Sheppard this October. It’s titled A Style is Born, and looks…

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A good basic summary by Alan Flusser from his book Clothes and the Man

September 9, 2011

A Good Basic Summary By Alan Flusser From His Book Clothes And The Man

The following is a good basic summary by Alan Flusser from his book Clothes and the Man. A simple white…

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Rise is Important

September 8, 2011

Rise Is Important

I strongly believe that pants look best when they sit on, not just at, your hips. Where your pants sit on you…

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Suit Supply’s Made-to-Measure Program

September 7, 2011

Suit Supply’s Made-to-Measure Program

Five months ago or so, this article in the Wall Street Journal generated quite a buzz over an Amsterdam-based company called Suit Supply….

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Talking With Mark Cho about Drake's of London

September 2, 2011

Talking With Mark Cho About Drake’s Of London

The Wall Street Journal published an interview some time ago with Michael Drake, the co-founder of Drake’s of London. In…

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The “Fit” and Proportions of Your Tie

August 31, 2011

The “Fit” And Proportions Of Your Tie

The fit of your tie is just as important as your other garments, and this is made up of the…

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