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Clothes & the Quiet Movie Theater <em>How To Gain Super Powers With Your Clothing Alone </em>

August 8, 2013

Clothes & The Quiet Movie Theater How To Gain Super Powers With Your Clothing Alone

– At the Movies with Anil Dash At least in my quiet corner of the internet, all anyone’s talking about…

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The Importance of a Good Fit

August 8, 2013

The Importance Of A Good Fit

Following Pete’s post on Panta, I thought I’d share this great photo of our friend Ed Morel. There are so…

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When You Need It NOW! (You Shoulda Got It THEN!)

August 1, 2013

When You Need It NOW! (You Shoulda Got It THEN!)

A huge portion of the emails I get at Put This On are about men who NEED IT NOW! They’ve…

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The Personal Uniform

July 23, 2013

The Personal Uniform

I try and abide by Archival Clothing’s resolutions, in particular “Come up with a signature uniform. Wear it once a…

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Anthony Weiner gets 2 legs up on NYC mayoral competitors with bright trousers

July 1, 2013

Anthony Weiner Gets 2 Legs Up On NYC Mayoral Competitors With Bright Trousers

New York Daily News: Anthony Weiner gets 2 legs up on NYC mayoral competitors with bright trousers “Is it a…

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Why Pay for Canvas?

June 24, 2013

Why Pay For Canvas?

As many readers know, suit jackets and sport coats mainly come in three types of construction: fused, half-canvassed, and fully-canvassed….

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What I Learned From My Father

June 13, 2013

What I Learned From My Father

Recently Max Wastler of All Plaid Out asked me to write a brief piece about what I’d learned from my…

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A Shade Lighter

May 2, 2013

A Shade Lighter

I’m a big believer in dressing seasonally. Consider a simple, basic pairing: a blue oxford cloth button down shirt with…

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Professionalism

April 30, 2013

Professionalism

Several years ago, I started reading Put This On and started to think with slightly more purpose about how I…

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Because You Are An Adult, You Need A Sincere Suit

March 4, 2013

Because You Are An Adult, You Need A Sincere Suit

Not every man should wear a suit and tie every day. I myself wear a suit once a month at…

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Why It’s Hard to Determine Quality

February 27, 2013

Why It’s Hard To Determine Quality

There are probably no fewer than a hundred books about classic men’s clothing, and the majority of them will have…

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If I Could Speak to My Younger Self

January 28, 2013

If I Could Speak To My Younger Self

In my time as a man interested in men’s clothing and style, I’ve made many mistakes, some of them very…

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Ivy Style at the F.I.T. Museum

October 25, 2012

Ivy Style At The F.I.T. Museum

I’m headed out of New York this morning, having taped a few episodes of Judge John Hodgman, enjoyed a San…

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Classics for the Unsure and Indecisive

September 19, 2012

Classics For The Unsure And Indecisive

I was trying to decide the other day whether I should buy a certain pair of brogues from a Hungarian…

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Andy Sullivan from Reuters called yesterday

August 28, 2012

Andy Sullivan From Reuters Called Yesterday

Andy Sullivan from Reuters called yesterday, wondering what I thought of Paul Ryan’s style choices. The answer is that I…

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