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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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Guide to Buying a Good Aran Sweater

January 8, 2018

Guide To Buying A Good Aran Sweater

In his book, The Aran Islands, John Millington Synge wrote about the set of three islands located off the west of…

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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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The Secret to Building a Tie Collection For Less Money

October 18, 2017

The Secret To Building A Tie Collection For Less Money

When you’re just starting to build a wardrobe, costs can be daunting. Well-tailored suits often run into the four-figures; good…

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Praise the Cord: A Guide to Wearing Corduroy

October 12, 2017

Praise The Cord: A Guide To Wearing Corduroy

  Corduroy may well be one of the best fabrics of our age, threatening to even surpass tweed. As each…

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My favorite shirts are vintage Brooks Brothers’ oxford dress shirts

October 3, 2017

My Favorite Shirts Are Vintage Brooks Brothers’ Oxford Dress Shirts

“My favorite shirts are vintage Brooks Brothers’ oxford dress shirts. I like seeing the old tags and knowing it’s from…

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A Guide to Fall and Winter Trousers

September 25, 2017

A Guide To Fall And Winter Trousers

Trousers are usually in the background of an outfit. They play a secondary role, setting the stage for whatever you’re…

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J. Crew’s New Oxford: More Same Old Than Old School

July 27, 2017

J. Crew’s New Oxford: More Same Old Than Old School

Today, guys have more options for a decent oxford button-down shirt than they did a decade ago, but few seem…

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A Guide to Summer Shirts

July 17, 2017

A Guide To Summer Shirts

There’s an old saying about how there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes. I would amend that…

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Your In-Between Shirt Color

June 28, 2017

Your In-Between Shirt Color

There’s this old chestnut about the different ways in which English and Italian men dress. It’s said that men in…

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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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Modernizing Seersucker

May 24, 2017

Modernizing Seersucker

Seersucker is an American classic, but it carries a lot of baggage. A few years ago, as a joke, Missouri…

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Good Morning, My Sweet Prints

April 26, 2017

Good Morning, My Sweet Prints

Long time readers know how much I love oxford-cloth button-downs. Particularly in light blue, which I find to be more…

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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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A Rundown of Oxford Shirt Colors

February 20, 2017

A Rundown Of Oxford Shirt Colors

I hesitate to call anything a staple, but I can’t imagine getting by without a handful of oxford-cloth button-down shirts…

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