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How to Get Rid of Pilling

March 2, 2015

How To Get Rid Of Pilling

Nothing makes a sweater look worse than pilling, and the bad news is: no matter the fiber composition or the…

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How to Wash a Sweater

February 9, 2015

How To Wash A Sweater

Sweaters don’t have to be washed after every wear, but they do need to be cleaned every so often. I…

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying About My Shoes

November 12, 2014

How I Learned To Stop Worrying About My Shoes

I remember my first pair of good shoes. They were Ralph Lauren penny loafers, which I bought as an undergrad…

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A Review of an $800 Iron

November 10, 2014

A Review Of An $800 Iron

An $800 iron sounds like a joke. Like John Edwards’ $1,250 haircut, you can imagine a politician getting caught spending money on one and…

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Fixing Snags

October 13, 2014

Fixing Snags

Fall is the season for sweaters and … snagging sweaters. If you end up getting a snag, there’s a good…

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Most Common Types of Denim Damage (and How to Avoid Them)

September 29, 2014

Most Common Types Of Denim Damage (and How To Avoid Them)

Coincidentally, shortly after Jesse’s post last week on patching jeans, I received my 3sixteens back from Denim Therapy – one…

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How to Get Rid of Your Clothes

September 23, 2014

How To Get Rid Of Your Clothes

As James Taylor sang of the changing seasons: “The frost is on the pumpkin / and the hay is in…

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Cleaning Sneakers

August 14, 2014

Cleaning Sneakers

Some things look better new; some things look better old. Anyone who has ever bought a brand new pair of…

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Building a Patina

August 6, 2014

Building A Patina

As a guy who owns more footwear than he probably should, I’ve found that my best looking shoes aren’t the…

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Ten Tips for Ironing Shirts

July 30, 2014

Ten Tips For Ironing Shirts

Most people hate ironing, but I admit to finding a strange pleasure in it. There’s something gratifying about passing a…

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Breaking News: Waxed Cotton Jackets are Waxy

July 28, 2014

Breaking News: Waxed Cotton Jackets Are Waxy

I recently ruined a brand new leather jacket, which taught me a thing or two about storage and cleaning. First,…

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The Most Important Step in Storage

April 16, 2014

The Most Important Step In Storage

Every time we transition into fall or spring, I pack away the clothes I know I won’t be wearing for…

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Q & Answer: Fixing Holes or Tears in Tailored Clothing

March 31, 2014

Q & Answer: Fixing Holes Or Tears In Tailored Clothing

Craig asks: I recently developed a small tear on the right side of my suit pants, and the place that made…

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Wear

March 6, 2014

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Wear

Like anyone who feels guilty about how much they’ve spent on their shoes, I’m fairly good at taking care of…

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Just a little over a year ago, I adopted a cat

March 3, 2014

Just A Little Over A Year Ago, I Adopted A Cat

Just a little over a year ago, I adopted a cat. She was originally my neighbor’s, but when she started…

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