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What You Can Really Afford: A Decent Belt

August 5, 2019

What You Can Really Afford: A Decent Belt

I love wearing things into the ground. Like many guys, I repair my jeans (or pay someone more qualified to…

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Adding Interesting Accessories

March 8, 2017

Adding Interesting Accessories

Accessories can be tricky things. Especially for guys who are just learning how to dress better, there’s often the urge…

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Kicking It Up A Notch

February 26, 2017

Kicking It Up A Notch

Tailoring is serious business. The perfect shoulder, the right trouser rise, cuff or no cuff- these are the quests and…

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My Favorite Thing: Michael Hill

June 7, 2016

My Favorite Thing: Michael Hill

My Favorite Thing is a column where Put This On asks stylish, interesting, and otherwise cool people to name their…

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Reviewing Worcestershire Leather Company’s Belts

April 14, 2016

Reviewing Worcestershire Leather Company’s Belts

If you’re looking for a good, casual belt that’ll last nearly forever, you could do worse than by going with…

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How Did the Belt Win?

September 28, 2015

How Did The Belt Win?

How did belts beat suspenders in the holding-up-our-pants contest? It’s not because the organ-squeezing tourniquet is more comfortable, or even…

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Rugged Belts For Jeans

June 9, 2014

Rugged Belts For Jeans

There’s probably a theory about why a guy my size would like such rugged belts (overcompensating for something, perhaps?), but…

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Vintage Leather Belts

January 23, 2014

Vintage Leather Belts

I’m not as experienced as Jesse it when it comes to thrifting, but I do enjoy going to thrift stores….

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The Beauty of a Naturally Aged Leather Belt

October 16, 2013

The Beauty Of A Naturally Aged Leather Belt

I’ve been wanting an undyed leather to be to wear with jeans for a while now. Something thick, heavy, and…

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A Very Useful Belt for Summer

July 10, 2013

A Very Useful Belt For Summer

As much as I enjoy the “coat and tie” look, it admittedly can look a bit too formal for certain…

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Vestis Legis: Grades of Leather (Glossary)

December 14, 2012

Vestis Legis: Grades Of Leather (Glossary)

Vestis Legis: Grades of Leather (Glossary) A very useful and informative guide to what the stuff stamped on the back…

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Getting a Good Leather Belt

October 15, 2012

Getting A Good Leather Belt

Belts are one of those things you can skimp on without looking too much worse for it. I wrote a…

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Finding Cheaper Belts

May 31, 2012

Finding Cheaper Belts

After I wrote Monday’s post about where to get affordable basics, a reader emailed me to ask if I had…

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Q and Answer: What’s that little loop above my trouser fly for?

March 12, 2012

Q And Answer: What’s That Little Loop Above My Trouser Fly For?

Andrew asks: A recent post, Spotted: Incotex at Daffy’s, mentioned a “belt prong loop above the fly”. What is this…

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For $50 You Can Buy…

September 20, 2011

For $50 You Can Buy…

This handmade hoof pick belt by Narragansett Leathers. When I say “handmade,” I mean it. Handmade by the owners in…

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