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Guide to Fall and Winter Ties

January 28, 2019

Guide To Fall And Winter Ties

Most men haven’t worn a necktie since their high-school graduation, and about ten years ago, even American necktie manufacturers gave…

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These are Scientifically the Best Fits

January 3, 2019

These Are Scientifically The Best Fits

In his 1990 book Eminently Suitable, Bruce Boyer has this line that I love: “wearing clothes is still something of an…

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The Most Comfortable You Can Feel at Home

December 20, 2018

The Most Comfortable You Can Feel At Home

A couple of years ago, I was talking to Wall Street Journal columnist Christina Binkley about how men’s clothes have gotten a lot more comfortable…

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More Tips on Wearing  Overcoats Casually

November 1, 2018

More Tips On Wearing Overcoats Casually

When I was putting together Monday’s post on overcoats/long coats worn casually, I planned to include a photo of Dan…

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Russian Lit and the Casual Overcoat

October 29, 2018

Russian Lit And The Casual Overcoat

Russian author Nikolai Gogol understood the plight of the starving jawnz enthusiast. In 1842, he published “The Overcoat,” a short…

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Let It Ruck: Revisiting Rugby Shirts

October 18, 2018

Let It Ruck: Revisiting Rugby Shirts

When it comes to sports’ influence on what we wear, often a sport moves on but the broader sportswear stays…

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The Most Versatile Sweater

October 15, 2018

The Most Versatile Sweater

It’s been about ten years since menswear was obsessed with all things classic. Since then, men who were previously clad…

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Real People: A Restrained Palette for Early Fall

September 27, 2018

Real People: A Restrained Palette For Early Fall

  When you get a sunburn, you can find some relief with aloe or after-sun balms (I recommend Biggs and…

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Building a Fall Wardrobe on a Budget

September 24, 2018

Building A Fall Wardrobe On A Budget

Fall is my favorite season for clothes — the materials are cozier, the outerwear more interesting. But if you’re just…

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The Darker Dress Shirt

September 13, 2018

The Darker Dress Shirt

Summer is often a more daring time for clothing — for loud prints, short shorts, and unbuttoned buttons — and…

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Fall Sports: Track Jackets

September 6, 2018

Fall Sports: Track Jackets

Damon Albarn, rudely awakened by the dustman. I hesitated to write about track jackets. As synthetic, shapeless, valuing-comfort-over-appearance leisurewear, they’re…

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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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Art Dad Style: Geoff McFetridge

August 9, 2018

Art Dad Style: Geoff McFetridge

Geoff McFetridge is one of those culturally omnipresent artists who, if you don’t know him, you probably know his work….

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The French Tuck: Guys Still Can't Decide What to Do with Shirttails

August 2, 2018

The French Tuck: Guys Still Can’t Decide What To Do With Shirttails

Fifteen Years Since “Zhuzh” Don’t underestimate the cultural significance of the original Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, which aired…

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On Riviera Style

July 27, 2018

On Riviera Style

  Look, it’s dumb hot out right now. It’s tempting to raise a middle finger to the sun, wear some…

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