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The story behind Muhammad Ali’s first bespoke suit

June 10, 2016

The Story Behind Muhammad Ali’s First Bespoke Suit

One morning, Ali said, “We’ll go for a drive into town, I’ve got an appointment.” We drove to Mayfair, to…

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Style & Fashion Drawings: Tokyo Artists, Part Two

June 9, 2016

Style & Fashion Drawings: Tokyo Artists, Part Two

I recently had an art exhibition in Tokyo. Last week, I wrote about some of the artist friends I caught…

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Big Changes Ahead at Ralph Lauren

June 8, 2016

Big Changes Ahead At Ralph Lauren

The Wall Street Journal had an article yesterday on Ralph Lauren’s financial woes. The company has seen a 50% drop…

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My Favorite Thing: Michael Hill

June 7, 2016

My Favorite Thing: Michael Hill

My Favorite Thing is a column where Put This On asks stylish, interesting, and otherwise cool people to name their…

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Ode on Apprecian’ Weird Sneakers

June 3, 2016

Ode On Apprecian’ Weird Sneakers

“Beauty is truth, truth beauty,” wrote a young John Keats, inspired, ostensibly, by an ancient Grecian urn, a masterpiece of…

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Style & Fashion Drawings: Tokyo Artists, Part One

June 2, 2016

Style & Fashion Drawings: Tokyo Artists, Part One

I had an exhibition last week at Utrecht Bookstore (located in Harajuku, Tokyo). While I was in the city, I…

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The End of Office Dress Codes?

May 26, 2016

The End Of Office Dress Codes?

The New York Times had an interesting article yesterday on the end – or at least the slow death –…

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Style and Fashion Drawings: Long Tops

May 26, 2016

Style And Fashion Drawings: Long Tops

  Longline shirts have been everywhere lately in Los Angeles. If you haven’t seen them, they’re basically long, slouchy tops…

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The Many (Casual) Hats of Paul Simon

May 25, 2016

The Many (Casual) Hats Of Paul Simon

Hats have been on a long decline since the 1960s. It’s often said that John F Kennedy killed the hat…

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My Favorite Thing: Mark Cho

May 24, 2016

My Favorite Thing: Mark Cho

My Favorite Thing is a column where Put This On asks stylish, interesting, and otherwise cool people to name their…

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Style & Fashion Drawings: Book Fair Fashion Sketches

May 18, 2016

Style & Fashion Drawings: Book Fair Fashion Sketches

This weekend I went to a large comic and zine fair in Osaka. There were around 900 artists selling their…

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The Worst Compliment You Can Give a Man

May 17, 2016

The Worst Compliment You Can Give A Man

I’m sure there are lots of men who would be happy to be called dapper, but if you’re anything like…

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Playing with Shirt Colors

May 16, 2016

Playing With Shirt Colors

It’s been said that Italians are more experimental with their jackets, whereas the English are more adventurous with their shirts….

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Style and Fashion Drawings: “Reigning Men” at LACMA

May 12, 2016

Style And Fashion Drawings: “Reigning Men” At LACMA

I recently visited the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to see their “Reigning Men” exhibition, which explores the history of…

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Bow Tie: Excellent Shoes for Under $300

May 11, 2016

Bow Tie: Excellent Shoes For Under $300

The market is a lot better nowadays for affordable footwear, but it also takes a more sophisticated consumer to separate…

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