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Saving Face: The Magical World of Facial Wipes

July 22, 2015

Saving Face: The Magical World Of Facial Wipes

Maybe it’s because I’m a Canadian living in California, but I absolutely can’t stand being hot. For the brutal, swamp-like…

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War Craft: Jewelry Made from Vietnam Era Bombs

July 16, 2015

War Craft: Jewelry Made From Vietnam Era Bombs

I’ve been looking for a new necklace for a while now. My friend Kyle has one with a silver twig…

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Get Rough With Your Neckwear

July 13, 2015

Get Rough With Your Neckwear

Everyone loves corduroy and tweed jackets in the fall – and the wool and cashmere ties that accompany them –…

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Edward Sexton’s Structured Look

June 29, 2015

Edward Sexton’s Structured Look

Everyone loves a natural shoulder line these days – whether that’s through the American Ivy look or soft Neapolitan tailoring….

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Strong Value in European Shoes

June 25, 2015

Strong Value In European Shoes

With the strong US dollar, there’s never been a better time to buy abroad – especially for bigger ticket items…

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Style & Fashion Zine: Fashion Comics From Japan

June 24, 2015

Style & Fashion Zine: Fashion Comics From Japan

If you want to get miscellaneous printed matter in the mail, become a public radio host. Every day, my mailbox…

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What You Can Really Afford: Hugh & Crye’s Print Popover Shirts

June 23, 2015

What You Can Really Afford: Hugh & Crye’s Print Popover Shirts

Other than properly using an iPhone camera, nothing baffles my mother-in-law more than the current popular taste for mid-century modern…

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Six World-Class Tailors and Their House Styles

June 22, 2015

Six World-Class Tailors And Their House Styles

In the world of classic clothing, you can have a dozen navy suits and none of them will look the…

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An Informal Announcement

June 16, 2015

An Informal Announcement

Fashion columnist Vanessa Friedman has an article in the New York Times today on how Jeb Bush announced his bid…

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Michael Kors Settles Class Action Lawsuit

June 15, 2015

Michael Kors Settles Class Action Lawsuit

More shady practices from fashion retailers. While JC Penney has been busy dealing with a lawsuit that claims they hold fake…

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The True Cost of Fashion

June 4, 2015

The True Cost Of Fashion

There’s been a lot of buzz lately over “The True Cost,” a new documentary about the environmental and social impacts of…

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This is really easy

June 2, 2015

This Is Really Easy

This is really easy. Justice Antonin Scalia, announcing the Supreme Court had upheld a lawsuit filed against Abercrombie and Fitch…

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How Salad Lunches are Killing American Leather

May 28, 2015

How Salad Lunches Are Killing American Leather

Bloomberg has an interesting story on the economics behind the leather trade, and how the decline of meat consumption is…

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The Changing Face of Youth Subcultures

May 21, 2015

The Changing Face Of Youth Subcultures

As anyone over the age of thirty knows, teens used to wear their taste on their sleeve. Punks dressed one…

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Bringing Back the American Button-Down

May 21, 2015

Bringing Back The American Button-Down

The arrival of a new custom-shirt company is hardly anything to write about (they pop up more often than raw…

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