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How To Tell If Soft Tailoring Is Right For You

September 30, 2020

How To Tell If Soft Tailoring Is Right For You

About thirteen years ago, Carlo Brandelli, then-Creative Director of Kilgour, bragged to the Financial Times that his new Unstructured line felt featherlight…

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Drake's Factory Store Sale This Thursday

September 29, 2020

Drake’s Factory Store Sale This Thursday

Drake’s is moving their factory this week to a larger location, and with it, they’re closing their current factory and…

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How Brands Are Doing Lookbooks

August 20, 2020

How Brands Are Doing Lookbooks

Two months ago, someone on StyleForum’s Random Fashion Thoughts thread posted some images from E. Tautz’s new SS21 lookbook. E….

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The Best Value-Focused Brands, Part One

February 18, 2020

The Best Value-Focused Brands, Part One

Last year, when shopping for a new digital camera, I found myself asking the same question everyone asks when they…

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Principles for Choosing Better Ties

October 21, 2019

Principles For Choosing Better Ties

If the suit is dead, the industry around lamenting its demise is alive and thriving. Over the weekend, Richard Godwin…

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Five Great Fourth of July Sales

July 4, 2019

Five Great Fourth Of July Sales

They’re as reliable as the fireworks themselves. Every Fourth of July, stores across the United States use Independence Day as…

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A Guide to Summer Shirts

June 5, 2019

A Guide To Summer Shirts

When it comes to dressing well for summer, the central problem is almost always the same: how do you look…

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Three Great End-of-Season Sales

January 16, 2019

Three Great End-of-Season Sales

It’s that time of the year when fortune favors the patient. Stores are having their end-of-season sales right now and…

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It's on Sale: Year-Round Stuff at Todd Snyder

September 12, 2018

It’s On Sale: Year-Round Stuff At Todd Snyder

I recently got a Todd Snyder catalog in the mail and I admit I haven’t really looked at Todd Snyder…

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Our Favorite Things This Summer

August 13, 2018

Our Favorite Things This Summer

The term wardrobe essential is often used to describe those generic items in our closet that almost everyone owns (or…

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Still Time to Wear Some New Summer Gear: Five Good Sales

July 20, 2018

Still Time To Wear Some New Summer Gear: Five Good Sales

  Summer’s about half over, but retail stores are already clearing out warm-weather clothing to make room for the long…

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Ten Great Sneakers for Spring

April 5, 2018

Ten Great Sneakers For Spring

The weather is starting to heat up again in California, reminding me it’s almost time for camp collar shirts and…

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Six Great End-of-Season Sales

January 10, 2018

Six Great End-of-Season Sales

If you’ve been thinking about picking up something nice for yourself, now is a great time to shop. Lots of…

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Ten Things I’m Excited to Wear this Winter

January 4, 2018

Ten Things I’m Excited To Wear This Winter

The weather here in California hasn’t been as harsh as it is on the East Coast, but it’s been cold…

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Real People: Chunky Cardigans for Home

January 1, 2018

Real People: Chunky Cardigans For Home

Along with his lessons on how we can become better people, Fred Rogers taught us something about clothing. Each of…

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