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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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Splurging on Outerwear and Knitwear

October 15, 2014

Splurging On Outerwear And Knitwear

The centerpiece of almost any ensemble tends to be outermost layer. It’s what people see most easily, and what covers…

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Chipp’s New Matka Cloth Ties

September 15, 2014

Chipp’s New Matka Cloth Ties

We’ve been longtime fans of Chipp Neckwear, well before they became one of our sponsors. The reason is, simply, they…

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So Long, Trad

September 8, 2014

So Long, Trad

Ivy Style reports that Brooks Brothers will no longer be stocking their traditional fit shirts on store shelves. Instead, shops…

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Q and Answer: What to Pack for Traveling to Cold Climates?

September 3, 2014

Q And Answer: What To Pack For Traveling To Cold Climates?

Erieking writes us to ask: I’m looking to travel to Europe next year, and will be in many different climates. I have…

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Real People: Tweed, Oxford, and Wool Challis

August 21, 2014

Real People: Tweed, Oxford, And Wool Challis

We’re still about a month away from fall, but I’m already thinking about heavy flannels and thick coats. Derek from Nashville …

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Q and Answer: How High Should Trousers Come Up?

August 4, 2014

Q And Answer: How High Should Trousers Come Up?

Peter writes to us to ask: I read Monty Don’s article about dirty attire and I love the idea of high…

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Where to Buy Good Pants (Part One)

July 9, 2014

Where To Buy Good Pants (Part One)

Readers often ask us if we have any recommendations for where to buy good trousers. Usually grey flannels, as those…

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A Summertime Favorite: Penny Loafers

June 25, 2014

A Summertime Favorite: Penny Loafers

Once the weather warms up and the days get long, I often find that the best shoes are either sneakers…

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Q and Answer: Where Can I Find Odd-Sized Suits?

June 7, 2014

Q And Answer: Where Can I Find Odd-Sized Suits?

Mike asks: Where can I find odd/less common suit sizes (my natural fit is a 45r, which is quite difficult…

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Expanding a Shirt Wardrobe in the Summertime

June 5, 2014

Expanding A Shirt Wardrobe In The Summertime

Luciano Barbera once said that while you can have too many clothes, you can never have too many shirts. “Shirts…

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The Very Versatile Casual Suit

April 28, 2014

The Very Versatile Casual Suit

I love suits, but being that I don’t work in law or finance, don’t live on the East Coast, and…

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