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Boots with an Edge: The Side Zip

May 17, 2017

Boots With An Edge: The Side Zip

We generally stick to the classics here at Put This On, but side zips aren’t terribly hard to wear. And…

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Real People: Everything Looks Better with a Beard

May 15, 2017

Real People: Everything Looks Better With A Beard

Everything looks better with a beard. At least that’s what I get from Jabari Brown, an actor and artist living…

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Better Ways to Wear a White Dress Shirt

May 11, 2017

Better Ways To Wear A White Dress Shirt

“I would have liked to invent the plain white shirt.“ -Rei Kawakubo After blue jeans, it’s hard to think of…

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My Print Shirt Spirit Animal: Elliot Gould in <i>California Split</i>

May 11, 2017

My Print Shirt Spirit Animal: Elliot Gould In California Split

We’ve talked up print shirts a decent amount in the last couple of years, maybe most prominently aloha shirts. Unfortunately,…

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Stop Wearing Tan Shoes with Dark Suits

May 10, 2017

Stop Wearing Tan Shoes With Dark Suits

We try to be fair-minded here at Put This On, but style is subjective and sometimes a style blog needs…

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Ten Great Sneakers for Spring

May 1, 2017

Ten Great Sneakers For Spring

Every year around this time, I get an itch to buy a new pair of sneakers. Warmer weather calls for…

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Good Morning, My Sweet Prints

April 26, 2017

Good Morning, My Sweet Prints

Long time readers know how much I love oxford-cloth button-downs. Particularly in light blue, which I find to be more…

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 Easily Suede: The Softer Leather Jacket

April 24, 2017

 Easily Suede: The Softer Leather Jacket

The best clothes are often just as much about how the make you feel as how they make you look….

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The Laziest Shoes Money Can Buy: Penny Loafers for Spring

April 19, 2017

The Laziest Shoes Money Can Buy: Penny Loafers For Spring

Writer George Plimpton was many things, including an occasional actor. Among his credits was a stint as an extra in…

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Ten Things I’m Excited About This Spring

April 12, 2017

Ten Things I’m Excited About This Spring

It’s easy to get down on spring clothes. They don’t have the natural appeal of fall/ winter wardrobes – no…

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Jackie Gleason and Dressing for the Big Man

April 10, 2017

Jackie Gleason And Dressing For The Big Man

In the early days of television a lot of the types of shows and performing traditions came from the theater…

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The French Chore Coat

April 3, 2017

The French Chore Coat

Finding good spring outerwear can be tough. On a hot day, you don’t want all the heavy materials and complicated…

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Wheat Timbs: On Getting it Right the First Time

March 30, 2017

Wheat Timbs: On Getting It Right The First Time

An article from the New York Times that always stuck with me, especially since it came out shortly after I…

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The Lightest, Easiest Bag Possible: A Folio

March 23, 2017

The Lightest, Easiest Bag Possible: A Folio

I love a good bag, but as my work has become more and more digital over the years, I find…

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Throwing In a Light Mid-Layer

March 15, 2017

Throwing In A Light Mid-Layer

Five or six years ago, menswear was beset with one of the worst layering trends. Guys were throwing on four…

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