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How to Dress for a Successful Green Card Interview

May 5, 2011

How To Dress For A Successful Green Card Interview

I had two titles prepared for this post.  “How to Dress for a Successful Green Card Interview” “How to Dress…

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How Leathers are Made

May 5, 2011

How Leathers Are Made

A good friend, GW, sent me this wonderful video about shell cordovan. The film reminded me of another video I’ve…

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Gant finally opened a website for American customers

May 4, 2011

Gant Finally Opened A Website For American Customers

Gant finally opened a website for American customers. My favorite item right now is this oxford pullover shirt. I already…

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Instead of buying new shorts, make your own

May 4, 2011

Instead Of Buying New Shorts, Make Your Own

My post about affordable summer style got a lot of positive response, so I thought I’d post something else in the…

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Brooks Brothers, Ralph Lauren, and Yoox Sales

May 3, 2011

Brooks Brothers, Ralph Lauren, And Yoox Sales

A while ago, I wrote about Brooks Brothers’ upcoming sale. Turns out it actually starts tomorrow, May 4th, not May…

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Guide to Going Sockless

May 3, 2011

Guide To Going Sockless

With Esquire and Brooks Brothers’ recent tweets, the menswear Twittersphere has been buzzing over whether it’s too early to forgo socks….

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Drake and Barbera on British and Italian Style

May 2, 2011

Drake And Barbera On British And Italian Style

I recently came across this article by Michael Drake, the founder of Drakes of London, where he details his sartorial…

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"No Fear" T-Shirts Based On Board Games

April 30, 2011

“No Fear” T-Shirts Based On Board Games

“Out of jail. Two hotels on St. James. NO FEAR.” “Up by 9. One turn left. You’ve got the Q. NO FEAR.”…

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The Five Days of Summer Series, Part V: Summer Style on the Cheap

April 29, 2011

The Five Days Of Summer Series, Part V: Summer Style On The Cheap

Before Jesse let me start writing here, I was a dedicated PTO reader for more than a year. One of the…

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The Five Days of Summer Series, Part IV: Swim Shorts

April 28, 2011

The Five Days Of Summer Series, Part IV: Swim Shorts

While Jesse grew up in the Bay Area and later moved to Southern California, I grew up in Southern California…

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The Five Days of Summer Series, Part III: Polo Shirts

April 27, 2011

The Five Days Of Summer Series, Part III: Polo Shirts

Aside from maybe chinos, there are few things more quintessential to summer style than polos. It was invented in 1933…

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The Five Days of Summer Series, Part II: Plimsolls

April 26, 2011

The Five Days Of Summer Series, Part II: Plimsolls

Let’s be honest – nothing beats the comfort of sneakers. That comfort comes in handy when you’re taking long strolls…

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There’s one way to enjoy menswear and booze at the same time

April 26, 2011

There’s One Way To Enjoy Menswear And Booze At The Same Time

I was just at a bar last night and realized how easy its been to finance my menswear interest since…

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The Five Days of Summer Series, Part I: Bretons

April 25, 2011

The Five Days Of Summer Series, Part I: Bretons

The trees in my neighborhood have been leafing and flowering for some time now, but this weekend, as the weather…

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a five day series about other summer items you may need

April 24, 2011

A Five Day Series About Other Summer Items You May Need

I’ve already talked about linen shirts and fabrics for hot weather, but starting tomorrow, I’m going to do a five day series about other…

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