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Strategic Frugality

February 6, 2012

Strategic Frugality

If you’re just starting to build a better wardrobe, funds can be limited, so it’s good to know where you…

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Quarter for your Thoughts

February 2, 2012

Quarter For Your Thoughts

One of the most important areas to pay attention to when examining the fit of a suit or sport coat…

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Avoiding Buyer’s Regret

February 1, 2012

Avoiding Buyer’s Regret

When you’re shopping for clothes, there are probably a dozen or more variables to consider before you make a purchase….

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Understanding a Suit’s Silhouette

December 14, 2011

Understanding A Suit’s Silhouette

It’s common to hear people describe a suit’s silhouette in terms of its nationality. Suits are described as being American,…

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Men’s Clothes: How to Store Them

October 25, 2011

Men’s Clothes: How To Store Them

Men often email me to ask how to store their clothes, so I thought I’d offer a few simple best…

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What Should Suit Alterations Cost?

October 24, 2011

What Should Suit Alterations Cost?

People often ask me what a reasonable price is for basic menswear alterations. This varies, of course, depending on the…

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Q and Answer: What Makes a Quality Men’s Hat?

October 13, 2011

Q And Answer: What Makes A Quality Men’s Hat?

Ian writes: Your posts have repeatedly stressed the importance of quality hats, and explained that it’s very hard to find…

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Q and Answer: Ten In-Between Shoes

October 7, 2011

Q And Answer: Ten In-Between Shoes

Matt asks: I need a new pair of shoes!  What I have right now is either too casual (a sneaker)…

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Twenty-Five Pieces of Basic Sartorial Knowledge So You Don't Look Dumb

September 12, 2011

Twenty-Five Pieces Of Basic Sartorial Knowledge So You Don’t Look Dumb

When I’m interviewed about men’s style and Put This On, I’m almost invariably asked “what are the fashion mistakes you…

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The “Fit” and Proportions of Your Tie

August 31, 2011

The “Fit” And Proportions Of Your Tie

The fit of your tie is just as important as your other garments, and this is made up of the…

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Three Basic Points of Fit: Waist, Shoulder & Length

August 26, 2011

Three Basic Points Of Fit: Waist, Shoulder & Length

I want to highlight a few fit mistakes I see all too often on men in the street – and…

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How to Thrift for Menswear

August 12, 2011

How To Thrift For Menswear

Part Three: Getting the Good Stuff So: you’ve got your locations scouted and you’re repeating our thrifting philosophies in your…

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How to Thrift for Menswear - Part Two: How to Find the Best Thrift Stores

August 11, 2011

How To Thrift For Menswear – Part Two: How To Find The Best Thrift Stores

Thrifting is an immensely rewarding hobby, and a great way to find great clothes on a budget, but it only…

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How to Thrift for Menswear

August 10, 2011

How To Thrift For Menswear

Part One: Thrifting Philosophies Thrifting has been a lifelong habit for me. When I was a kid, my mom worked…

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Collar Gaps & Shoulder Divots: An Explanation

July 4, 2011

Collar Gaps & Shoulder Divots: An Explanation

There seems to have been some confusion about this post, in which our pal GW criticized some catalog photos for…

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