A Guide to Fall and Winter Trousers

September 25, 2017

A Guide To Fall And Winter Trousers

Trousers are usually in the background of an outfit. They play a secondary role, setting the stage for whatever you’re…

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Five Suggestions on How to Dress for a Heatwave

September 6, 2017

Five Suggestions On How To Dress For A Heatwave

One of the things I love about living in the Bay Area is the temperate weather – winters never get…

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Wool Knit Ties for Fall

November 16, 2016

Wool Knit Ties For Fall

Grenadines are my favorite kind of necktie, but they’re followed pretty closely by silk knits. We’ve written about them before….

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$133 for Wool Pants? Not Bad

April 27, 2016

$133 For Wool Pants? Not Bad

We try to recommend well-made, affordable items here at Put This On, but some things are just tough. Wool trousers,…

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Fall Textures on Any Budget

October 29, 2015

Fall Textures On Any Budget

Perfect casual clothes for hanging out in the neighborhood? Shetland sweaters with oxford-cloth button-downs, corduroys, and suede shoes. Heavy Tweed…

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Real People: The Soft Shouldered, High-Rise Look

October 12, 2015

Real People: The Soft Shouldered, High-Rise Look

Italian style has been en vogue for a while now, but it often comes with a slight American vibe. The…

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High Rise, Slim Leg Trousers Around the Corner

July 2, 2015

High Rise, Slim Leg Trousers Around The Corner

One of the questions we frequently get in our inboxes is: “where can I find a slim legged, higher rise trouser?”…

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How to Shop for a Knit Tie

June 11, 2015

How To Shop For A Knit Tie

For the kind of guy who likes a little imperfection in his clothes, there’s no better neckwear than a knit…

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Relaxing on New Year’s Day

January 1, 2015

Relaxing On New Year’s Day

After a long night out in a coat-and-tie, New Year’s Day calls for some lounging. What I’m wearing today: Fawn…

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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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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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Donegal Tweed Ties

January 8, 2014

Donegal Tweed Ties

As conventional wisdom goes, grenadines are some of the most useful ties you can own. The reason is they’re (typically)…

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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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Umbrellas: Cheap, Expensive, and Everything In-Between

September 23, 2013

Umbrellas: Cheap, Expensive, And Everything In-Between

We’re back in rainy season again, and here in San Francisco, the weather was a bit wet this weekend. That…

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Clay Tompkins’ Trousers

August 1, 2013

Clay Tompkins’ Trousers

I was recently pretty impressed by a pair of trousers Clay Tompkins sent me on loan. He designed them, but…

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