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How to Put Together a Successful Outfit

February 25, 2018

How To Put Together A Successful Outfit

Bruce Boyer, one of my favorite writers on men’s style, has a great intro to one of his chapters in Eminently…

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A Basic Guide on Alterations

February 19, 2018

A Basic Guide On Alterations

The easiest way to improve your wardrobe is to take things to the alterations tailor. Since clothes are designed for…

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Dark, Tonal Dressing for the Holidays

December 21, 2017

Dark, Tonal Dressing For The Holidays

The holidays are a great time for dressing up, but not everyone has the opportunity to wear a tuxedo for…

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Guide to Getting Good Gloves this Winter

December 6, 2017

Guide To Getting Good Gloves This Winter

Good gloves are often worth the money. If you trust yourself not to lose a pair in a bar or…

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Five Suggestions on How to Dress For Winter

November 20, 2017

Five Suggestions On How To Dress For Winter

Fall and winter are my favorite seasons for clothes. Few things feel better against the skin than wool flannel trousers…

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How to Clean Every Fall & Winter Fabric

November 13, 2017

How To Clean Every Fall & Winter Fabric

At the heart of it, style this time of year comes down to fabrics. We love fall/ winter clothes for…

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How To Dress Like a Sports Fan Without Looking Like a Total Dingus

November 1, 2017

How To Dress Like A Sports Fan Without Looking Like A Total Dingus

Have you been following the World Series? Serendipitously, the two teams wear uniforms on the opposite sides of the color…

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Old School Cult Classic Sneakers

October 26, 2017

Old School Cult Classic Sneakers

There are three types of sneakers that get discussed in menswear. One is the sporty basketball high-top, the other the…

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The Casual American Look

October 25, 2017

The Casual American Look

When it comes to style, America’s best contributions have undoubtedly all been in casualwear. Even Brooks Brothers’ soft shouldered tweeds…

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How to Remove Oil Stains From Clothes

October 23, 2017

How To Remove Oil Stains From Clothes

Accidents happen to the best of us. You can be eating some pizza and a bit of errant grease drips…

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The Secret to Building a Tie Collection For Less Money

October 18, 2017

The Secret To Building A Tie Collection For Less Money

When you’re just starting to build a wardrobe, costs can be daunting. Well-tailored suits often run into the four-figures; good…

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Praise the Cord: A Guide to Wearing Corduroy

October 12, 2017

Praise The Cord: A Guide To Wearing Corduroy

  Corduroy may well be one of the best fabrics of our age, threatening to even surpass tweed. As each…

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How to Wear a Boutonniere Properly

October 4, 2017

How To Wear A Boutonniere Properly

Despite its associations, the buttonhole in your lapel was never meant for flowers. The original design comes from the military…

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What You Can Really Afford: Actual Workwear, Part II

October 4, 2017

What You Can Really Afford: Actual Workwear, Part II

What You Can Really Afford: Actual Workwear, Part II True workwear–as in clothes designed and worn to perform labor, from…

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What You Can Really Afford: Actual Workwear

September 28, 2017

What You Can Really Afford: Actual Workwear

Following up on Derek’s post yesterday about getting creative with a casual wardrobe based on workwear archetypes, I wanted to write a little about what remain some of my favorite brands, the ones that continue to make durable, inexpensive clothing for workers.

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