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Q & Answer: How to Clean Suede Shoes

March 5, 2015

Q & Answer: How To Clean Suede Shoes

Eric writes: I have an oil stain on some suede oxfords. Happened when I accidentally dropped some food on them….

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How to Get Rid of Pilling

March 2, 2015

How To Get Rid Of Pilling

Nothing makes a sweater look worse than pilling, and the bad news is: no matter the fiber composition or the…

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Dealing With Salt Stains

February 16, 2015

Dealing With Salt Stains

The end of winter can be a real nightmare for leather shoes. When the snow is half-melted and slushy, it’s…

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Q & Answer: Can a Collar Gap Be Fixed?

February 11, 2015

Q & Answer: Can A Collar Gap Be Fixed?

John writes us to ask: Does a sport coat need to sit close to your neck at all times? I’ve…

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How to Wash a Sweater

February 9, 2015

How To Wash A Sweater

Sweaters don’t have to be washed after every wear, but they do need to be cleaned every so often. I…

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Learning to Make Your Own Clothes, Part Two

February 4, 2015

Learning To Make Your Own Clothes, Part Two

Sometimes the hardest part about learning something new is figuring out how to take those first steps. When I spoke…

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Bexley: Good Shoes for as Little as $110

January 14, 2015

Bexley: Good Shoes For As Little As $110

Prices for luxury fashion items have gone through the roof in recent years, growing at more than twice the rate…

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Shoes for Rainy Days

December 15, 2014

Shoes For Rainy Days

We’ve been suffering through some pretty bad storms here in San Francisco. When the weather is this wet, you need…

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The (Still) Very Useful Work Boot

November 24, 2014

The (Still) Very Useful Work Boot

The craze for Americana/ workwear clothing seems to have died down, but the trend did leave us with some very…

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The Great PTO Briefcase Roundup

November 13, 2014

The Great PTO Briefcase Roundup

Whether because you need something to go with a suit and tie, or perhaps just want to look a little…

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Most Common Types of Denim Damage (and How to Avoid Them)

September 29, 2014

Most Common Types Of Denim Damage (and How To Avoid Them)

Coincidentally, shortly after Jesse’s post last week on patching jeans, I received my 3sixteens back from Denim Therapy – one…

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How to Get Rid of Your Clothes

September 23, 2014

How To Get Rid Of Your Clothes

As James Taylor sang of the changing seasons: “The frost is on the pumpkin / and the hay is in…

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Q and Answer: How to Properly Untie a Tie

September 22, 2014

Q And Answer: How To Properly Untie A Tie

Shawn writes: I feel like I’ve read a million articles on ways to tie a tie (I stick to the…

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Repeat Performance Vintage

September 11, 2014

Repeat Performance Vintage

Lately I’ve been indulging my love of vintage menswear by paging through the mid-century vintage section of eBay, looking for…

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Cleaning Sneakers

August 14, 2014

Cleaning Sneakers

Some things look better new; some things look better old. Anyone who has ever bought a brand new pair of…

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