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Why British fascism will never catch on if he insists on making his members wear black shirts

December 1, 2012

Why British Fascism Will Never Catch On If He Insists On Making His Members Wear Black Shirts

You must be mad. Whenever the British feel strongly about anything, they wear grey flannel trousers and tweed jackets. Prime…

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It’s On Sale: TM Lewin Shirts

November 22, 2012

It’s On Sale: TM Lewin Shirts

British shirtmaker TM Lewin is having a sale: 5 shirts for $160. That puts them at about $32 per shirt, which…

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I’m a big fan of grey and white Bengal striped shirts

October 2, 2012

I’m A Big Fan Of Grey And White Bengal Striped Shirts

After light blue solids, checks, and stripes, I’m a big fan of grey and white Bengal striped shirts. Here’s the…

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Pendleton Board Shirts and CPOs

August 27, 2012

Pendleton Board Shirts And CPOs

I was clearing out my closet last month when I “rediscovered” an old Pendleton board shirt I bought many years…

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Patterned (and Textured) Shirts

August 15, 2012

Patterned (and Textured) Shirts

As long time readers may know, I’m a graduate student in his mid-30s, and I teach and study at a…

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It’s On Sale: TM Lewin Shirts

July 1, 2012

It’s On Sale: TM Lewin Shirts

TM Lewin is having a storewide sale and dress shirts can be had for as little as $30. I recommend…

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You see men in lavender dress shirts everywhere in Moscow

June 27, 2012

You See Men In Lavender Dress Shirts Everywhere In Moscow

You see men in lavender dress shirts everywhere in Moscow. In fact, I’m convinced that there’s no male Muscovite that…

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Madras Shirts for Summer

June 20, 2012

Madras Shirts For Summer

I love madras – the colorful, airy fabric named after the Indian city from which it originally came. The stuff…

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It’s On Sale: Uniqlo Pants, Shirts, and Polos

June 19, 2012

It’s On Sale: Uniqlo Pants, Shirts, And Polos

Uniqlo has a decent sale going on right now, including some discounts on summer attire: All jeans and pants labeled “dry”: $29.90 Flat front…

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My favorite casual shirts of all time

May 28, 2012

My Favorite Casual Shirts Of All Time

What better day to feature one of my favorite casual shirts of all time, courtesy of our friend Giuseppe? I…

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It’s On Sale: Uniqlo Chinos, Shirts, and Outerwear

May 17, 2012

It’s On Sale: Uniqlo Chinos, Shirts, And Outerwear

Uniqlo is holding an unannounced sale this week on select items. These include: Chino Flat Front Pants: $19.90, down from…

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The Custom Shirts Series, Part VII: Talking with Ascot Chang

April 25, 2012

The Custom Shirts Series, Part VII: Talking With Ascot Chang

One of my favorite shirtmakers is Ascot Chang, a family-run business with almost sixty years of history. Founded in Hong…

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The Custom Shirts Series, Part VI: How to Tell if a Shirt Is Well-Made

April 16, 2012

The Custom Shirts Series, Part VI: How To Tell If A Shirt Is Well-Made

Whether you have something custom-made or buy ready-to-wear, it’s useful to know how to examine the quality of a shirt….

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The Custom Shirts Series, Part V: Using Online Tailors

April 12, 2012

The Custom Shirts Series, Part V: Using Online Tailors

The traditional way to have a custom shirt made is to go through a local or traveling tailor. Unfortunately, the…

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The Custom Shirts Series, Part III: A Quick Primer on Fabrics

April 5, 2012

The Custom Shirts Series, Part III: A Quick Primer On Fabrics

The number of options available through a custom shirtmaker can be both a pleasure and a pain. Any good shirtmaker, for…

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