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Better With Age: 10 Things Better Bought Used

January 12, 2021

Better With Age: 10 Things Better Bought Used

There’s a story about how Miuccia Prada, head designer of Prada and founder of its subsidiary Miu Miu, once found…

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What It Feels Like to Try Something On: I Miss Shopping

December 11, 2020

What It Feels Like To Try Something On: I Miss Shopping

Men don’t often like to admit we enjoy shopping. Our reluctance is one of the reasons many men’s stores soft…

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Brooks Brothers Appoints Michael Bastian as Creative Director

December 1, 2020

Brooks Brothers Appoints Michael Bastian As Creative Director

Readers may remember that Brooks Brothers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this year, blaming their woes on the toll…

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It's on Sale: Brooks Brothers OCBDs for $69

November 3, 2020

It’s On Sale: Brooks Brothers OCBDs For $69

Nice. I’m not going to parse this one for meaning, just relay it: Brooks Brothers’ oxfords, which are quite nice…

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Comfort Zone: My Favorite Clothes This Fall Are Vintage, and Vintage Me

October 13, 2020

Comfort Zone: My Favorite Clothes This Fall Are Vintage, And Vintage Me

For a guy with a closet full of clothes that call back to college campuses 60 years ago, I’m relatively…

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The Next Brooks Brothers Sale? Same Group That Bought Barneys Bidding for Brooks

August 13, 2020

The Next Brooks Brothers Sale? Same Group That Bought Barneys Bidding For Brooks

Brooks Brothers may have a future, but it’s likely not OCBDs and Aldens in every mall in America. The past…

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"I Can't Believe They're Going Out of Business," Says A Man Who Never Pays Full Price

July 8, 2020

“I Can’t Believe They’re Going Out Of Business,” Says A Man Who Never Pays Full Price

CHICAGO, IL — Following the news Wednesday morning that Brooks Brothers has filed for bankruptcy, Brian Frazier, 28, says he can’t…

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Gitman Bros. Latest to Close an American Factory

June 13, 2020

Gitman Bros. Latest To Close An American Factory

Ten years ago, men’s style was built on the idea that some brands will survive any economic downturn or political…

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Update on Brooks Brothers' Alden Shoes

September 30, 2019

Update On Brooks Brothers’ Alden Shoes

What a bummer. Earlier this year, we published a post about how Brooks Brothers is replacing their Alden-made shoes with…

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How to Get a Good White Dress Shirt

August 19, 2019

How To Get A Good White Dress Shirt

Joel writes to ask: I finally got around to buying a suit. I currently have two white dress shirts (a…

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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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It’s 2019 and You Still Need a Navy Blazer

July 29, 2019

It’s 2019 And You Still Need A Navy Blazer

Consider the neti pot. If you’ve never used one, a neti pot is a small ceramic pot, with a narrow…

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A Guide to Summer Shirts

June 5, 2019

A Guide To Summer Shirts

When it comes to dressing well for summer, the central problem is almost always the same: how do you look…

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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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