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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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Shoes for Rainy Days

December 15, 2014

Shoes For Rainy Days

We’ve been suffering through some pretty bad storms here in San Francisco. When the weather is this wet, you need…

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In Praise of Long Overcoats

December 11, 2014

In Praise Of Long Overcoats

Most overcoats these days come about mid-thigh. That’s partly because most are worn by men who drive on a regular…

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Three Ways To Wear Leather Jackets

November 3, 2014

Three Ways To Wear Leather Jackets

Purchasing a leather jacket for the first time can feel intimidating. They’re expensive, for one, and there’s always that nagging…

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The Classic Mac

October 27, 2014

The Classic Mac

The king of classic raincoats is the double-breasted trench, but nowadays, a single-breasted mac can feel a lot more practical….

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