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One must know the rules first, even if you are going to break them.

October 20, 2011

One Must Know The Rules First, Even If You Are Going To Break Them.

One must know the rules first, even if you are going to break them. Your pocket square should never match…

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Ochre, Burnt Orange, Rust, and Camel

October 20, 2011

Ochre, Burnt Orange, Rust, And Camel

It’s easy to wear color in the summer, but it takes a bit of thinking to do it in the…

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Scrimp, Save, and Shop Slowly

October 19, 2011

Scrimp, Save, And Shop Slowly

In the past week, I’ve been reading The Craftsman by Richard Sennett, a wonderful book that Bruce Boyer recommended to me…

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Here’s a tip

October 18, 2011

Here’s A Tip

Try doing your shoe shopping after 3pm. Feet swell after a bit of walking, so by trying on shoes in…

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We Got It For Free: Kent Wang’s Rugby

October 17, 2011

We Got It For Free: Kent Wang’s Rugby

Rugbys can be to fall what polos are to summer. I’ve been looking for a good one for a while…

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Blizzards of Tweed

October 15, 2011

Blizzards Of Tweed

From Glen Baxter’s Blizzards of Tweed.

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Getting a Good Comb

October 13, 2011

Getting A Good Comb

Most men these days buy their combs at drug stores, usually for about a dollar. The problem with cheap combs…

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Plackets and Pockets: Know the Details

October 12, 2011

Plackets And Pockets: Know The Details

For classic men’s style, expressions are often in the tiniest of tiny details. Closed eyelets on shoes express formality, cuffs…

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eBay Round Up

October 11, 2011

EBay Round Up

Man, if this fit, I would have bought it with the quickness. What a great sweater to layer underneath a…

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My Father’s Fashion Tips

October 10, 2011

My Father’s Fashion Tips

I have a sense of style, I guess, but it is not like my father’s—it is not earned, and consequently…

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For $50 You Can Buy …

October 10, 2011

For $50 You Can Buy …

By going through this Gilt City sale, you can buy SWIMS galoshes for $50. That’s the cheapest I’ve ever seen…

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The Shady Series, Part V: How to Clean and Maintain Your Sunglasses

October 6, 2011

The Shady Series, Part V: How To Clean And Maintain Your Sunglasses

With most sunglasses retailing between $100 and $300, actually buying a pair can be quite expensive. So for the last…

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New Sponsor Alert: Goodsie!

October 6, 2011

New Sponsor Alert: Goodsie!

For those of you who’re among our tens of thousands of RSS and tumblr subscribers: please welcome a new sponsor…

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The Shady Series, Part IV: How to Pick the Right Sunglasses

October 5, 2011

The Shady Series, Part IV: How To Pick The Right Sunglasses

The Shady Series, Part IV: How to Pick the Right SunglassesWe’ve covered how to determine quality in sunglasses, and reviewed…

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“Street Fashion Photography Is Messing With Me”

October 4, 2011

“Street Fashion Photography Is Messing With Me”

I’m sorry, but a 50-year-old Asian man wearing a Paul Smith suit, a denim jacket, a mink stole, a Louis…

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