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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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What Ikea’s Billy Bookcase Can Tell Us about Personal Style

March 8, 2017

What Ikea’s Billy Bookcase Can Tell Us About Personal Style

If you’re reading this, you probably own (or at least owned) one of the most common pieces of furniture in…

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Finding the Right Bag (Part Two)

March 2, 2017

Finding The Right Bag (Part Two)

Unless you’re one of those handsome Italian men who wear suits even when cycling – through what I can only…

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Finding the Right Bag (Part One)

March 1, 2017

Finding The Right Bag (Part One)

Hunting for the right bag can be a lot like hunting for the right pair of shoes. You want to…

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Real People: Mixing Thrift and Designer

February 23, 2017

Real People: Mixing Thrift And Designer

When you think of thrifted outfits, you probably think of very specific looks. Maybe it’s the sort of things you’d…

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Revisiting Military Surplus Cargo Pants

February 23, 2017

Revisiting Military Surplus Cargo Pants

At Put This On, we love military surplus. Vintage, deadstock, or reproduction (sort of cheating), surplus offers interesting and purpose-driven…

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A Rundown of Oxford Shirt Colors

February 20, 2017

A Rundown Of Oxford Shirt Colors

I hesitate to call anything a staple, but I can’t imagine getting by without a handful of oxford-cloth button-down shirts…

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That Other Adidas Tennis Shoe: Rod Laver

February 16, 2017

That Other Adidas Tennis Shoe: Rod Laver

The Adidas Stan Smith has been the sneaker of the 2010s (evidence: Phoebe Philo wears it on the runway in…

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Reconsidering Black Shoes

February 15, 2017

Reconsidering Black Shoes

Black shoes have gotten a bum rap over the years. As Pete once noted, switching to brown footwear has become…

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Real People: That $29 Wrangler Shirt

February 13, 2017

Real People: That $29 Wrangler Shirt

Our friend Gerry in Melbourne took a chance on that $29 Wrangler shirt I wrote about last November. I admit,…

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Consider a Military Hem

February 9, 2017

Consider A Military Hem

The above photo (subject redacted) represents one of my pet peeves in the no-break-pants age. I don’t mind a short…

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My Favorite Thing: David Coggins

February 8, 2017

My Favorite Thing: David Coggins

My Favorite Thing is a column where Put This On asks stylish, interesting, and otherwise cool people to name their…

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Tremendous Value: Beckett Simonon

February 6, 2017

Tremendous Value: Beckett Simonon

I’ve always hated how good clothes can feel out of reach. If you’re not dropping a lot of money on…

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