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How to Get a Good White Dress Shirt

August 19, 2019

How To Get A Good White Dress Shirt

Joel writes to ask: I finally got around to buying a suit. I currently have two white dress shirts (a…

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Finding A Straw Hat for Summer

August 12, 2019

Finding A Straw Hat For Summer

A lot has been written about the death of tailored clothing, as well as its accompanying necktie, but the first…

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The Charm of a Summer Collar

August 6, 2019

The Charm Of A Summer Collar

In the summertime, you have to do more with less. Without the ability to layer, an outfit becomes all about…

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J. Crew Promotes Untucked Shirts, Models Them ... Tucked

August 1, 2019

J. Crew Promotes Untucked Shirts, Models Them … Tucked

J. Crew sent out an email today promoting their line of specially designed shirts that can be worn untucked. A…

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Some Ideas on How Prince Harry Wound Up in a J. Crew Suit

May 13, 2019

Some Ideas On How Prince Harry Wound Up In A J. Crew Suit

Now you can say you have something in common with royalty. When Prince Harry emerged for his first interview as…

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Another Reason to be Worried about J. Crew

February 5, 2019

Another Reason To Be Worried About J. Crew

After a short sixteen months on the job, or what historians measure as six Scaramuccis, Jim Brett stepped down last November…

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How to Move Beyond a Basic Jean Wardrobe

December 10, 2018

How To Move Beyond A Basic Jean Wardrobe

Last week, I was speaking with Stephen Pulvirent, Managing Editor at Hodinkee, about trends in the watch world. In the…

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You Will Never Get a Cooler Piece of $150 Outerwear

November 24, 2018

You Will Never Get A Cooler Piece Of $150 Outerwear

$200 used to be the upper limit for me in terms of what I was willing to recommend here as…

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J. Crew CEO Jim Brett Steps Down

November 17, 2018

J. Crew CEO Jim Brett Steps Down

J. Crew is losing more people than the Trump administration these days. Last year, under pressure from a mounting debt…

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Closing Time: J. Crew Closes Menswear Flagship, The Liquor Store

November 14, 2018

Closing Time: J. Crew Closes Menswear Flagship, The Liquor Store

Ten years after its opening, J Crew’s Liquor Store is closing this March. The Liquor Store, in some ways, was…

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What You Can Really Afford: Five Fall/ Winter Picks

November 5, 2018

What You Can Really Afford: Five Fall/ Winter Picks

Building a good wardrobe on a reasonable budget has always taken a bit of thrifty know-how and some deal hunting,…

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We Regret to Inform You That the New J. Crew is Perfectly Fine

September 10, 2018

We Regret To Inform You That The New J. Crew Is Perfectly Fine

There’s been a lot off buzz over the new J. Crew that’s set to debut this fall, which is now…

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A New J. Crew is Coming and It's Probably Going to Suck

August 27, 2018

A New J. Crew Is Coming And It’s Probably Going To Suck

Well, it looks like the new J. Crew is going to suck. The Wall Street Journal has an article today…

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This Bed & Breakfast is Frank Muytjens' New Project

June 25, 2018

This Bed & Breakfast Is Frank Muytjens’ New Project

Few designers have made as big of an impact on how we dress than Frank Muytjens, the former head of menswear…

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A Cleaner, More Modern J. Crew to Come?

June 19, 2018

A Cleaner, More Modern J. Crew To Come?

J. Crew has been working to turn their brand around. And this week, they hired Johanna Uurasjarvi to be their…

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