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The Custom Shirts Series, Part II: How Should a Shirt Fit?

April 4, 2012

The Custom Shirts Series, Part II: How Should A Shirt Fit?

Most men can find a well-fitting shirt off the rack. The question is just how well fitting they want it….

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These aren’t just shirts

October 11, 2011

These Aren’t Just Shirts

These aren’t just shirts; they’re vehicles of self-mortification, sackcloth and ashes adorned with stripes and spread collars. Slate’s Daniel Akst…

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We Got It For Free: Rich in Clothing T-shirts

August 18, 2011

We Got It For Free: Rich In Clothing T-shirts

A new t-shirt company called Rich in Clothing recently approached me about doing a review of their products. I don’t wear t-shirts…

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A primer on combining shirts, ties, jackets and squares

July 4, 2011

A Primer On Combining Shirts, Ties, Jackets And Squares

Simon Crompton at Permanent Style offers a primer on combining shirts, ties, jackets and squares.

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Hanging to dry is better for your shirts <em>and</em> better for mother nature

June 21, 2011

Hanging To Dry Is Better For Your Shirts and Better For Mother Nature

Hanging to dry is better for your shirts and better for mother nature. If you have a backyard, take advantage…

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Q and Answer: Should I Wear Non-Iron Shirts?

May 11, 2011

Q And Answer: Should I Wear Non-Iron Shirts?

Shai writes to ask about non-iron shirts: I love the convenience but am not 100% sure what I’m giving up…

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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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Polo Shirts: How I Roll

April 27, 2011

Polo Shirts: How I Roll

Two categories of clothing entered my wardrobe when I moved from San Francisco to Los Angeles that I never expected:…

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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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Ways in which the Midwest Express In-Flight Catalog Describes Shirts That Won't Wrinkle

April 23, 2011

Ways In Which The Midwest Express In-Flight Catalog Describes Shirts That Won’t Wrinkle

Won’t wrinkleResists wrinklesWrinkle resistantHeroically wrinkle resistantWrinkle defiantA wonder of wrinkle-defying eleganceWrinkle-freeVirtually wrinkle-freeWrinkleproofVirtually wrinkleproofGuaranteed not to wrinkleNo wrinkles — guaranteedNever needs…

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Sales of Ironic T-shirts Down

April 15, 2011

Sales Of Ironic T-shirts Down

Apparently, even college kids don’t want to dress like college kids: Urban Outfitters president Stephen Murray is leaving the company…

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You know what makes summer truly great? Linen shirts.

April 13, 2011

You Know What Makes Summer Truly Great? Linen Shirts.

I talked yesterday about some lesser known summer fabrics, but let’s get back to basics for a moment. You know…

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Five white shirts, button-down collars…

March 10, 2011

Five White Shirts, Button-down Collars…

BoingBoing asks Errol Morris, perhaps the greatest documentarian of all time, what’s in his bag. Five white shirts, button-down collars……

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It’s On eBay - Benjamin Bixby Polo Shirts

March 6, 2011

It’s On EBay – Benjamin Bixby Polo Shirts

I’ve written already about how much I already miss Benjamin Bixby, Andre Benjamin’s wonderful Gatsby-esque clothing line. I bought a…

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Q and Answer: What Sweaters With What Shirts?

November 23, 2010

Q And Answer: What Sweaters With What Shirts?

Jason asks: What are the rules re: sweaters and vnecks and wearing shirts underneath them again? V-necks = no collars….

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