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Ten Things I’m Excited About This Spring

April 12, 2017

Ten Things I’m Excited About This Spring

It’s easy to get down on spring clothes. They don’t have the natural appeal of fall/ winter wardrobes – no…

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Real People: Losing the Necktie

August 26, 2015

Real People: Losing The Necktie

Conservative commentator Ben Stein once lamented the death of neckties on a CBS Sunday Morning segment eight years ago. This…

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Splurging on Outerwear and Knitwear

October 15, 2014

Splurging On Outerwear And Knitwear

The centerpiece of almost any ensemble tends to be outermost layer. It’s what people see most easily, and what covers…

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Lightweight Jackets

October 8, 2014

Lightweight Jackets

California has been going through a heat wave in the last week, so I’ve been unexpectedly getting a little more…

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Causal Dress Shirts

August 28, 2014

Causal Dress Shirts

If you want to dress down a tailored jacket, there are few better ways to do it than wearing a…

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High Waist & Pleats

August 19, 2014

High Waist & Pleats

Here’s another great example of how higher waisted trousers can give you nice proportions between your torso and legs, and…

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The Popover Shirt

July 17, 2014

The Popover Shirt

Summer is a great time for slightly more casual takes on tailored clothing, and there’s no easier way to dress…

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The Very Versatile Casual Suit

April 28, 2014

The Very Versatile Casual Suit

I love suits, but being that I don’t work in law or finance, don’t live on the East Coast, and…

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Real People: Dressing Down a Suit

April 7, 2014

Real People: Dressing Down A Suit

Open any men’s fashion magazine nowadays and you can read about the 101 ways to dress down a suit. The…

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An Affordable Spring Look

April 2, 2014

An Affordable Spring Look

Outerwear tends to be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Depending on your budget, you can get relatively affordable…

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Tartan Shirts for Fall

October 21, 2013

Tartan Shirts For Fall

These old tartan shirts by Brooks Brothers are great examples of the kind of fall shirts that pair well with…

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The Basic Shirt Wardrobe

August 14, 2013

The Basic Shirt Wardrobe

I recently accepted that my shirts don’t fit me anymore. Every time I sit down, the placket gapes, which either…

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A Popover for Summer

June 6, 2013

A Popover For Summer

The spate of hot weather recently had me thinking about what kind of shirts I might like to get this…

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A Simple Summer Look

June 5, 2013

A Simple Summer Look

I love this Apparel Arts illustration. I found it last year on an online men’s clothing forum, and put it…

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The OCBD Shirt Series, Part VI: Our Recommendations

April 24, 2013

The OCBD Shirt Series, Part VI: Our Recommendations

After reviewing so many companies, we thought it’d be useful to say which we recommend the most. Obviously much depends…

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