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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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The Great English Outdoors

May 16, 2011

The Great English Outdoors

So after my post about that 1786 Russian leather, some of you apparently bought the wallets I mentioned. The Great…

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The Necktie Series: An Introduction

May 16, 2011

The Necktie Series: An Introduction

While I don’t believe a tie is a requisite to being well dressed, I do believe that dressing well begins…

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Ironing for People Who Like It

May 14, 2011

Ironing For People Who Like It

For the past month, I’ve been using Pierre’s method of ironing, which he demonstrates step by step here. The really…

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One of the great things about summer

May 13, 2011

One Of The Great Things About Summer

One of the great things about summer is that you get to wear suede shoes more often. Here then is a…

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Made Tailor

May 12, 2011

Made Tailor

Made Tailor is having a promotion right now where they’re going to give away a custom shirt to one lucky…

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