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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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Guide to Buying a Good Aran Sweater

January 8, 2018

Guide To Buying A Good Aran Sweater

In his book, The Aran Islands, John Millington Synge wrote about the set of three islands located off the west of…

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Ten Things I’m Excited to Wear this Winter

January 4, 2018

Ten Things I’m Excited To Wear This Winter

The weather here in California hasn’t been as harsh as it is on the East Coast, but it’s been cold…

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Real People: Chunky Cardigans for Home

January 1, 2018

Real People: Chunky Cardigans For Home

Along with his lessons on how we can become better people, Fred Rogers taught us something about clothing. Each of…

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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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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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