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How To Think About Color Temperature

November 11, 2019

How To Think About Color Temperature

A few years ago, I commissioned a custom sport coat from Steed Tailors. The coat is inspired by an iconic…

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Finding A Straw Hat for Summer

August 12, 2019

Finding A Straw Hat For Summer

A lot has been written about the death of tailored clothing, as well as its accompanying necktie, but the first…

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How to Wear Shorts

July 23, 2019

How To Wear Shorts

Few items in men’s wardrobes have proven to be as controversial as shorts. They’re the most significant dividing line between…

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Real People: Homing In on Your Personal Style

June 3, 2019

Real People: Homing In On Your Personal Style

Building good wardrobe is like making a good sitcom. You assemble elements you think have the right chemistry, refine the…

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Leather Jackets for Guys Who Aren't Sure About Leather Jackets

April 9, 2019

Leather Jackets For Guys Who Aren’t Sure About Leather Jackets

Before the 1940s, leather motorcycle jackets were seen as culturally neutral, utilitarian garments. At the time, American motorcycle clubs were…

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A Suggestion for Your First Good Pair of Shoes

March 18, 2019

A Suggestion For Your First Good Pair Of Shoes

On the subreddit Male Fashion Advice, which is dedicated to helping men dress better, newer members will occasionally come up…

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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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