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Shopping Japan

November 19, 2013

Shopping Japan

Although, technically, legal trade between the United States and Japan has been going on since the 1850s, and Americans and…

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Denim Repair with Denim Surgeon

October 28, 2013

Denim Repair With Denim Surgeon

Because not enough readers find Put This On while googling “close up crotch damage”, I wanted to offer this testimonial…

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Where To Look First for a Suit (Part Two)

October 24, 2013

Where To Look First For A Suit (Part Two)

Finding the right suit can be really difficult if you’re not familiar with the terrain. And even when you are,…

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Where To Look First for a Suit (Part One)

October 23, 2013

Where To Look First For A Suit (Part One)

Far and away, the most common question I get in my inbox is: “Where should I go to buy a…

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Shopping Vintage: Big Mac flannels

October 3, 2013

Shopping Vintage: Big Mac Flannels

When vintage shopping goes well, it warms the cockles of my thrifty heart. A great suit that can be altered…

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Ramon Puig: La Casa de las Guayaberas

September 24, 2013

Ramon Puig: La Casa De Las Guayaberas

I was in Miami last week, and rather than visit South Beach, I thought I’d take my half-day of free…

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We Got It For Free: Berg & Berg’s Laptop Case

September 11, 2013

We Got It For Free: Berg & Berg’s Laptop Case

Mathias Berg of Berg & Berg emailed me this past spring to see if I might be interested in trying…

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Reviewing Two New Shoe Companies

September 4, 2013

Reviewing Two New Shoe Companies

I’m genuinely amazed at how many new footwear companies have cropped up in the past few years. Every six months…

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Field Guide to Field Jackets

September 3, 2013

Field Guide To Field Jackets

In the last couple weeks at Put This On we’ve set up midcentury utility- and sportswear as ideal for easy,…

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We Got It For Free: UnderFit Undershirts

July 31, 2013

We Got It For Free: UnderFit Undershirts

Ben Brockland over at Underfit Shirts emailed me last January to see if I’d be interested in reviewing one of…

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A Course in Advanced Tie Knots

July 29, 2013

A Course In Advanced Tie Knots

Here is all you need to know about “advanced” tie knots: they are useless and you shouldn’t wear them. Above…

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Shopping Kamakura Shirts, New York

July 26, 2013

Shopping Kamakura Shirts, New York

After reading Derek’s thorough oxford cloth button down (OCBD) shirt series and some background on Japan’s Kamakura Shirts over at…

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Ten Great Books about Menswear

July 24, 2013

Ten Great Books About Menswear

There are a ton of books out there about menswear. Some good, some bad, some redundant if you’ve read “the…

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Buying Vegan

July 18, 2013

Buying Vegan

Every once in a while, I’ll get an email from a reader who – whether for ethical, religious, or some…

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$135 Goodyear Welted Shoes?

July 15, 2013

$135 Goodyear Welted Shoes?

Sometime last week, a menswear blog called The Pantalones published a review of John Doe Shoes – a new company…

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