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Storing Heavy Leather Jackets

January 30, 2014

Storing Heavy Leather Jackets

In the past year or so, I’ve come to appreciate the value of good hangers. Suit jackets and sport coats…

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At-Home Repairs

January 29, 2014

At-Home Repairs

Not nearly as cool as Jesse’s repair, but following his post, I thought I’d share these photos from StyleForum member Ghost01….

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Conditioning Leather Jackets

September 26, 2013

Conditioning Leather Jackets

Folks who have read our blog for a while are probably familiar with the importance of treating leather shoes to…

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The Switch

September 16, 2013

The Switch

Rigidity about the beginnings and ends of seasons for clothing denies the variability of our climate. Labor Day has come…

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Five Tips for Better Shoe Polishing

September 2, 2013

Five Tips For Better Shoe Polishing

I spent a little bit of time this weekend polishing an old pair of chukkas of mine. Though their pebble…

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Should You Use Sole Protectors?

August 15, 2013

Should You Use Sole Protectors?

A long time ago, when I first started buying high-quality footwear, I used to have my cobbler put sole protectors…

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Q and Answer: What Shoe Care Products Should You Consider (Part One)

July 1, 2013

Q And Answer: What Shoe Care Products Should You Consider (Part One)

Lookyoungspeakold writes us to ask: I just watched the PTO episode on shoes and am now working on picking up some…

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The Unnecessary but Useful</strong><strong> Sleeve Board

June 13, 2013

The Unnecessary but Useful Sleeve Board

Ironing is a pretty simple and straightforward task that only requires an ironing board and iron. However, I’ve found it’s useful to…

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Closet Maintenance: Consider a “One in, One out” Policy

June 6, 2013

Closet Maintenance: Consider A “One In, One Out” Policy

When I began thinking about my clothing purchases beyond “Hey I like that shirt,” and building a wardrobe thoughtfully, season…

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Reweaving Holes

April 24, 2013

Reweaving Holes

Want to see something neat? If you ever develop a hole in your clothes – whether from a moths, pulled…

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A Tale of Two Hangers

March 25, 2013

A Tale Of Two Hangers

Over the weekend, I was going through the archives of Tutto Fatto a Mano, a blog about tailoring I really…

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The Single Most Important Shoe Care Tip

March 20, 2013

The Single Most Important Shoe Care Tip

I accepted some time ago that few people – including the people I know who are as interested in men’s…

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Finding a Good Dry Cleaner

March 14, 2013

Finding A Good Dry Cleaner

With the amount of information online about clothing construction and quality, there’s surprisingly little about how to find a good…

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Seasonal Transitions

March 13, 2013

Seasonal Transitions

Spring officially starts next week, which means now is a good time to start thinking about whether or not you’d…

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A Cheap Iron

February 22, 2013

A Cheap Iron

A year or two ago, I got inspired to up my ironing game. I read some iron reviews and bought…

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