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Fall Inspiration and That Annie Hall Look

October 8, 2015

Fall Inspiration And That Annie Hall Look

Maybe it’s because of the tweed jackets and plaid shirts. Or maybe it’s the soft colors in the cinematography. Whatever…

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Outerwear That Won’t Break the Bank, Part Two

September 24, 2015

Outerwear That Won’t Break The Bank, Part Two

It’s harder and harder to find well-made, well-priced clothes these days. Everything is either cheap crap from fast fashion brands,…

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Outerwear That Won’t Break the Bank, Part One

September 23, 2015

Outerwear That Won’t Break The Bank, Part One

We all love the cold weather seasons for the opportunity to wear tweed and chunky sweaters, but nothing will transform…

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Another Man’s Poison

September 17, 2015

Another Man’s Poison

“One night at Nick’s, a jazz club in New York’s Greenwich Village and a favorite hangout of O’Hara’s, trumpeter Bobby…

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The NYT’s Panel on Ivy, 1958

August 12, 2015

The NYT’s Panel On Ivy, 1958

From a September 28, 1958 edition of the New York Times, a panel discusses what they think of the then-trending…

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Vintage Oxford Cloths

August 10, 2015

Vintage Oxford Cloths

More awesome goodness from Heavy Tweed Jacket. Pictured above: scans from vintage Brooks Brothers catalogs, published between the years of…

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Possibly the coolest thing ever:

July 4, 2015

Possibly The Coolest Thing Ever:

Possibly the coolest thing ever: new old stock shirt from 1971. Brooks Brothers oxford cloth button down in red, white,…

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High Rise, Slim Leg Trousers Around the Corner

July 2, 2015

High Rise, Slim Leg Trousers Around The Corner

One of the questions we frequently get in our inboxes is: “where can I find a slim legged, higher rise trouser?”…

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How to Shop for a Knit Tie

June 11, 2015

How To Shop For A Knit Tie

For the kind of guy who likes a little imperfection in his clothes, there’s no better neckwear than a knit…

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Bringing Back the American Button-Down

May 21, 2015

Bringing Back The American Button-Down

The arrival of a new custom-shirt company is hardly anything to write about (they pop up more often than raw…

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Raekwon listing some of the things he considers to be fly international luxurious arts

May 1, 2015

Raekwon Listing Some Of The Things He Considers To Be Fly International Luxurious Arts

Clear jets, Versace shower sprinklers, suede walls, Bally sneakers from ‘86, Brooks Brothers shit … Raekwon listing some of the…

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Q & Answer: How to Wear Seersucker

April 23, 2015

Q & Answer: How To Wear Seersucker

David asks: I really want to wear a seersucker suit this spring, but I’m not sure how to pull it…

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Brooks Brothers Changes Shirt Fit Names from Words That Mean Something to Words That Don’t Mean Anything

April 6, 2015

Brooks Brothers Changes Shirt Fit Names From Words That Mean Something To Words That Don’t Mean Anything

I must’ve missed this when it happened a couple of months ago, but Brooks Brothers has changed what it calls…

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Karl Marx’s Shoes

March 19, 2015

Karl Marx’s Shoes

Here’s a surprise. Apparently Karl Marx bought his shoes from the famous bespoke shoemaking firm Peal & Co. He had…

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Back When Santa Wore Brooks Brothers

December 20, 2014

Back When Santa Wore Brooks Brothers

From a 1928 catalog of Brooks Brothers, back when Santa wore soft shouldered, 3-roll-2 suit jackets and trousers with deep…

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