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Rugged Belts For Jeans

June 9, 2014

Rugged Belts For Jeans

There’s probably a theory about why a guy my size would like such rugged belts (overcompensating for something, perhaps?), but…

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The Meaning of Selvedge Then and Now

March 17, 2014

The Meaning Of Selvedge Then And Now

Following Jesse’s great post last week on selvedge denim, I thought I’d share some scans from an old 1997 issue…

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What Is Selvedge Denim? Why Does A Selvedge Matter?

March 13, 2014

What Is Selvedge Denim? Why Does A Selvedge Matter?

I grew up in a fabric-obsessed house. My mom dedicated a whole bedroom to an enormous pedal loom, and when…

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We Got It For Free: 3sixteen’s Double Black Jeans

February 13, 2014

We Got It For Free: 3sixteen’s Double Black Jeans

I wear “tailored” clothes about half the week (i.e. sport coats, dress shirts, wool trousers, and the like), but for…

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American Picker: Photographer Eric Kvatek

January 15, 2014

American Picker: Photographer Eric Kvatek

Although there’s something really satisfying about clothes organized neatly, clothing looks better in situ, and few people put interesting clothing…

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Denim Repair with Denim Surgeon

October 28, 2013

Denim Repair With Denim Surgeon

Because not enough readers find Put This On while googling “close up crotch damage”, I wanted to offer this testimonial…

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Actor Jason Mantzoukas

October 21, 2013

Actor Jason Mantzoukas

Actor Jason Mantzoukas is one of the funniest guys I know, and he’s also a big Put This On supporter…

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The Beauty of a Naturally Aged Leather Belt

October 16, 2013

The Beauty Of A Naturally Aged Leather Belt

I’ve been wanting an undyed leather to be to wear with jeans for a while now. Something thick, heavy, and…

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Levis’ 1947 501s

August 29, 2013

Levis’ 1947 501s

Most high-end jeans on the market today are some version of a semi-low rise, slim-fit cut. I actually like that…

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Q and Answer: Which Sport Coats Can Be Worn with Jeans?

August 21, 2013

Q And Answer: Which Sport Coats Can Be Worn With Jeans?

Kenny writes to us to ask: I wear jeans almost every day, but would like to get a sport coat…

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Packing for a One-Week Trip to the UK

August 19, 2013

Packing For A One-Week Trip To The UK

I’m headed to the UK later today to do a few comedy shows. Folks are always emailing for examples on…

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Pointer Brand

August 15, 2013

Pointer Brand

I was interested to read about Pointer Brand in today’s New York Times. The brand is owned and made by…

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Repairing Jeans

August 5, 2013

Repairing Jeans

As many readers know, the point of buying jeans made from high-quality denim is to get something that will age…

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White Denim Season

May 22, 2013

White Denim Season

I have one pair of white blue jeans – some 501s not unlike the ones above – and this is…

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Should You Take a Bath in Your Jeans and Other Common Denim Questions

May 9, 2013

Should You Take A Bath In Your Jeans And Other Common Denim Questions

Denim Lore with Kiya Babzani, Part II Yesterday, we talked with Kiya Babzani – co-owner and founder of Self Edge…

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