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Three Places to Get Discounted Aldens

August 9, 2019

Three Places To Get Discounted Aldens

There was a time when it was almost impossible to find Aldens on sale. In the past, if a store…

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Best of What's Around: What Clothing of Today Would We Miss?

May 23, 2019

Best Of What’s Around: What Clothing Of Today Would We Miss?

“Things were better then.” That’s the implicit caption on every archival photo of a menswear icon, traditional or otherwise, on…

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The End of Brooks Brothers' Alden-Made Shoes?

May 20, 2019

The End Of Brooks Brothers’ Alden-Made Shoes?

For decades, Brooks Brothers has been one of the best places to buy shoes, even for people who don’t care…

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Three Great Sales This Weekend

May 4, 2018

Three Great Sales This Weekend

American Trench is holding their biggest sale ever. There’s a ton of new and old-season stock marked down as much…

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New Alden Factory Seconds Drop

January 24, 2018

New Alden Factory Seconds Drop

Among the companies that have started offloading their factory seconds online, Alden is the most exciting. In the past, their…

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Shell Cordovan for Winter

December 27, 2017

Shell Cordovan For Winter

It’s been a while since menswear was obsessed with all things shell cordovan, but if you’re looking for a great…

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Are Tassel Loafers Only For Old Guys?

May 29, 2017

Are Tassel Loafers Only For Old Guys?

A few weeks ago, I saw my friend Agyesh, the owner and designer behind the Italian-inspired casualwear line Stoffa. Agyesh…

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The Laziest Shoes Money Can Buy: Penny Loafers for Spring

April 19, 2017

The Laziest Shoes Money Can Buy: Penny Loafers For Spring

Writer George Plimpton was many things, including an occasional actor. Among his credits was a stint as an extra in…

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Alden Factory Seconds Now Online

February 27, 2017

Alden Factory Seconds Now Online

Every factory has factory seconds – an industry phrase for items that don’t pass quality control tests – it’s just…

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It’s on Sale: Really Nice Shoes at Leffot

July 8, 2016

It’s On Sale: Really Nice Shoes At Leffot

One of our favorite shoe-centric shops, New York’s Leffot, has a number of shoes (and socks) on sale for 30%…

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It’s on Sale: Aldens and Other Things at Roden Gray

May 17, 2016

It’s On Sale: Aldens And Other Things At Roden Gray

I really like browsing Canadian shops like Haven and Roden Gray online–they carry some offbeat lines and take good photos….

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The Wonderful Split Toe

February 22, 2016

The Wonderful Split Toe

If I had to stick to one style of footwear for the rest of my life, it might have to…

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Don’t Buy These Awful Kiwi Outdoor Boot Laces

January 13, 2016

Don’t Buy These Awful Kiwi Outdoor Boot Laces

The shoes I wear most all through the cooler months are a pair of Alden “Indy” boots. I bought them on…

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Layering Cold Weather Textures

December 30, 2015

Layering Cold Weather Textures

Winter isn’t just a good time for layering – it’s also the best season for textures. In the spring and…

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