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My Favorite Thing: Dallas Penn

May 10, 2016

My Favorite Thing: Dallas Penn

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

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No Gucci in the Afterlife

May 8, 2016

No Gucci In The Afterlife

The NYT has one of the most absurd stories I’ve seen about intellectual property rights in fashion. Gucci recently sent…

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The Case for Color: the Style of David Hockney

May 5, 2016

The Case For Color: The Style Of David Hockney

You can steal wholesale from some style icons: McQueen’s sweatshirts, Dean’s jeans, Connery’s suits. But from others, you only hope…

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Style And Fashion Drawings: Dressing for Golden Week

May 4, 2016

Style And Fashion Drawings: Dressing For Golden Week

It’s “Golden Week” in Japan. By coincidence, three or four national holidays fall next to each other at the moment (e.g….

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My Favorite Thing: G. Bruce Boyer

May 3, 2016

My Favorite Thing: G. Bruce Boyer

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

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I Buy the Same Clothes Again and Again and That’s Fine

April 21, 2016

I Buy The Same Clothes Again And Again And That’s Fine

Last week a received a vintage M43 jacket in the mail, washed it, wore it the next few days, then…

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Style And Fashion Drawings: Non-Conservative Suits

April 20, 2016

Style And Fashion Drawings: Non-Conservative Suits

April is the beginning of the new work season in Japan, and many college graduates are starting their first full-time…

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The History and Craft of Huaraches

April 18, 2016

The History And Craft Of Huaraches

Ever since Jesse wrote about huaraches three years ago, I’ve been wanting a pair for summer. The Mexican woven sandal…

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The Opposite of Workwear: Vintage-Inspired Vacation Wear (Part 2)

April 14, 2016

The Opposite Of Workwear: Vintage-Inspired Vacation Wear (Part 2)

We got the history of American vacation wear out of the way in part 1, so now we can focus…

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Style and Fashion Drawings: Only Yesterday

April 13, 2016

Style And Fashion Drawings: Only Yesterday

  Only Yesterday is an animated film from Studio Ghibli that’s getting a big re-release in English this year. The…

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Send Your Torso on a Trip with Vintage-Inspired Vacation Wear (Part 1)

April 7, 2016

Send Your Torso On A Trip With Vintage-Inspired Vacation Wear (Part 1)

Like many moms before her, my mom recently moved to Florida–and last time I visited she’d picked me up a…

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Style & Fashion Drawings: Cherry Blossoms and Picnic Style

April 6, 2016

Style & Fashion Drawings: Cherry Blossoms And Picnic Style

The cherry blossoms are out in full bloom this week and everyone is taking part in hanami (cherry blossom picnics)….

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Style & Fashion Drawings: It’s Cool To Be Weird With Your Jeans

March 30, 2016

Style & Fashion Drawings: It’s Cool To Be Weird With Your Jeans

I loved this guy’s style on Saturday afternoon in Hollywood. His outrageous bomber jacket looked like a firefighter’s outfit, except…

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A Look at LL Bean’s 100 Year Old Archived History

March 28, 2016

A Look At LL Bean’s 100 Year Old Archived History

It takes a lot more than just history to be a heritage brand. Abercrombie & Fitch, for example, is an…

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