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Fragrances, Part One: What The Heck Do Those French Words Mean?

July 23, 2014

Fragrances, Part One: What The Heck Do Those French Words Mean?

Fragrances sometimes carry a bad reputation, especially here in the US. Just the idea of them brings to mind all…

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Q & Answer: How Do You Pick the Right Shoe Size Online?

July 14, 2014

Q & Answer: How Do You Pick The Right Shoe Size Online?

Zack writes to us to ask: I’m interested in buying a pair of shoes online, but am having trouble figuring…

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Where to Buy Good Pants (Part Two)

July 10, 2014

Where To Buy Good Pants (Part Two)

The market for trousers is pretty wonky. There’s surprisingly not that many good options, and despite there being a new…

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Where to Buy Good Pants (Part One)

July 9, 2014

Where To Buy Good Pants (Part One)

Readers often ask us if we have any recommendations for where to buy good trousers. Usually grey flannels, as those…

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How To Size Shoes

June 16, 2014

How To Size Shoes

If you’re anything like me, you buy most of your clothes online. It’s easy, convenient, and a great way to…

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Q and Answer: Where’s My Waist? Where Should My Jacket Button?

June 5, 2014

Q And Answer: Where’s My Waist? Where Should My Jacket Button?

Wyatt asks: I’ve heard said both on your blog and elsewhere that a jacket should button at one’s natural waist…

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How Pants Should Fit

May 12, 2014

How Pants Should Fit

We’ve written about how tailored trousers should fit before, but our friend Ed over at Panta Clothing just posted some images of a pair trousers…

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Q and Answer: How to Avoid Having Your Undershirt Show

April 30, 2014

Q And Answer: How To Avoid Having Your Undershirt Show

David writes: I’m preparing for a wedding in July and already have a nice suit, so that’s covered. The problem…

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How Much Should You Spend on Dress Shoes?

March 27, 2014

How Much Should You Spend On Dress Shoes?

One of the questions I frequently get in my inbox is: “I’m looking to buy a better pair of dress…

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The Easy and Hard Part of Classic Dress

March 20, 2014

The Easy And Hard Part Of Classic Dress

Every once in a while, you’ll see a new member on StyleForum say that he’s just become interested in classic,…

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“Does It Fit?” Checklist

November 27, 2013

“Does It Fit?” Checklist

A friend of mine recently had to get a new suit for a wedding (not his), and asked for my…

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How to Find Your Hat Size

November 21, 2013

How To Find Your Hat Size

Our new Put This On Ballcaps are fitted, and I’ve been surprised at how many folks don’t know their hat…

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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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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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