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The Necktie Series, Part VI: Is the Four-in-Hand Really the Only Knot You Need to Know?

May 30, 2011

The Necktie Series, Part VI: Is The Four-in-Hand Really The Only Knot You Need To Know?

You know what the menswear blogosphere needs more of? Disagreement and debate. So long as we keep it friendly and…

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It’s on Overstock.com

May 28, 2011

It’s On Overstock.com

I like the fact that this post is going to reward people who spend their Friday nights at home surfing…

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The Necktie Series, Part V: “Novelty” ties

May 27, 2011

The Necktie Series, Part V: “Novelty” Ties

It may seem strange to talk about novelty ties when discussing a basic, minimal necktie wardrobe. However, an overly basic…

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bracelets that look kind of similar to the Flathead’s

May 26, 2011

Bracelets That Look Kind Of Similar To The Flathead’s

I was poking around Rakuten the other night and found a bunch of bracelets that look kind of similar to…

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Gshen

May 26, 2011

Gshen

Gshen, the maker of those handmade ties we talked about, found this really great video of Eric Clapton talking about…

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The Necktie Series, Part IV: Expanding your collection

May 25, 2011

The Necktie Series, Part IV: Expanding Your Collection

Yesterday, I talked about the bare bones of a minimal tie collection. Today, I’ll talk about how to expand from…

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The Necktie Series, Part III: Starting Your Basics

May 24, 2011

The Necktie Series, Part III: Starting Your Basics

In my estimation, a well dressed man needs at least a dozen or two neckties. A dozen if he doesn’t…

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What ties should be part of a basic, minimal collection

May 23, 2011

What Ties Should Be Part Of A Basic, Minimal Collection

Starting tomorrow, I’ll talk this week about what ties should be part of a basic, minimal collection. First, however, I…

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There has been a lot of buzz over raw silk ties. I’m a big, big fan.

May 23, 2011

There Has Been A Lot Of Buzz Over Raw Silk Ties. I’m A Big, Big Fan.

Lately, there has been a lot of buzz over raw silk ties. I’m a big, big fan. However, almost without…

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American Style: My Inspiration

May 21, 2011

American Style: My Inspiration

Jesse wrote a great post last week about American style. As he noted, much of this style has been shaped…

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Jeeves

May 20, 2011

Jeeves

I recently had a wonderful conversation with Gerald, who runs Jeeves, a company that offers custom handcleaning services for high-end, bespoke garments. …

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The Necktie Series, Part II: The Manufacturing Process

May 19, 2011

The Necktie Series, Part II: The Manufacturing Process

I used to read a lot about how shoes are constructed, but one of the most educational experiences was watching…

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I’m going to Beijing this summer

May 19, 2011

I’m Going To Beijing This Summer

I’m going to Beijing this summer, so I’ve been looking for clothing that I can wear in really hot, humid…

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I don’t really care for cotton sweaters

May 18, 2011

I Don’t Really Care For Cotton Sweaters

I’ve said in the past that I don’t really care for cotton sweaters, but one of the exceptions I make…

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The Necktie Series, Part I: Construction and Quality

May 17, 2011

The Necktie Series, Part I: Construction And Quality

If you’re like me, you like to know how things are made. Sometimes this is so that you can know…

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