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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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Real People: Style for Older Men

February 1, 2017

Real People: Style For Older Men

I love this line from Steve Martin: “as the face gets worse, the clothes have to get better.” Neither he nor…

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To Beret, or Not to Beret

February 1, 2017

To Beret, Or Not To Beret

I’m not as risk averse with hats as I once was–for years a ball cap or watch cap-only guy, I…

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Style at Home

January 18, 2017

Style At Home

I know; I know. Who gives a shit what you wear around the house? I try to, although I have…

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Real People: A More Relaxed Silhouette

January 16, 2017

Real People: A More Relaxed Silhouette

The slim-fit trend has done a lot for menswear. In the ‘80s and ‘90s, most men wore baggy, oversized clothes – partly…

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Baselayers: The Foundation of Winter Layering

January 9, 2017

Baselayers: The Foundation Of Winter Layering

I struggle to call anything a wardrobe essential, but if you live in a place that gets snow, I can’t…

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