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The Summer Panama Hat

May 14, 2012

The Summer Panama Hat

Tomorrow, May 15th, is Straw Hat Day in the United States. This marks the day when men are supposed to…

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This is the kind of important insider information that Put This On readers crave.

May 14, 2012

This Is The Kind Of Important Insider Information That Put This On Readers Crave.

COMEDY GENIUS and PTO SEASON ONE GUEST DVD COMMENTATOR Paul F. Tompkins shares a hat size with COMEDY GENIUS and…

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Old men wearing floppy-brimmed hats

May 10, 2012

Old Men Wearing Floppy-brimmed Hats

Old men wearing floppy-brimmed hats are cooler than young men no matter what they wear. Michael Ian Black By the…

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TSxEF

May 9, 2012

TSxEF

joegannon: TSxEF These were my favorite single item on the floor at the StyleForum 10 vendor showcase. If they’d been…

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Put This On Season 2, Episode 1: The Melting Pot

March 14, 2012

Put This On Season 2, Episode 1: The Melting Pot

PTO Place: Worth & Worth Visit Worth & Worth hat shop, a New York institution with roots going back to…

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Never wear a hat that has more character than you

November 25, 2011

Never Wear A Hat That Has More Character Than You

Never wear a hat that has more character than you. Utah Phillips (thanks, Mike)

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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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I love baseball caps

October 5, 2011

I Love Baseball Caps

You might not have guessed it from reading this blog, but I love baseball caps. That said, I’m pretty picky…

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The story of the shop at Gentleman’s Gazette

September 19, 2011

The Story Of The Shop At Gentleman’s Gazette

A couple of years ago, my mom (a part-time antiques dealer) came across some panama hats at an estate sale….

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The Power of the Jiffy Steamer: Jiffy J-2000 Review

September 8, 2011

The Power Of The Jiffy Steamer: Jiffy J-2000 Review

For years I’d been hearing and reading about the power of steamers, but I never quite believed what I heard….

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An Uptown Dandy visits JJ Hat Center in New York

August 3, 2011

An Uptown Dandy Visits JJ Hat Center In New York

An Uptown Dandy visits JJ Hat Center in New York

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New York’s JJ Hat Center

June 29, 2011

New York’s JJ Hat Center

news20110629_niche_market_hats My people at WNYC come through with a lovely piece on New York’s JJ Hat Center, which celebrates its…

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7

May 17, 2011

7

daveshumka: I’d like to offer my congratulations to my friend and colleague Dave Shumka’s friend and colleague Grampa on seven/forty-nine…

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Handmade in Italy

May 11, 2011

Handmade In Italy

Before I started blogging about this stuff, I was an avid reader of menswear blogs for years. One of my favorite…

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