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J. Crew’s CEO Mickey Drexler Steps Down

June 5, 2017

J. Crew’s CEO Mickey Drexler Steps Down

Along with Jenna Lyons and Frank Muytjens, you can now count Mickey Drexler as among the people who are leaving…

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Modernizing Seersucker

May 24, 2017

Modernizing Seersucker

Seersucker is an American classic, but it carries a lot of baggage. A few years ago, as a joke, Missouri…

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Why Don’t People Want to Wear J. Crew Anymore?

May 4, 2017

Why Don’t People Want To Wear J. Crew Anymore?

It’s no secret that at Put This On, we like J. Crew. Broadly available and not a huge reach, price-wise,…

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Good Morning, My Sweet Prints

April 26, 2017

Good Morning, My Sweet Prints

Long time readers know how much I love oxford-cloth button-downs. Particularly in light blue, which I find to be more…

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Frank Muytjens Exiting J. Crew

April 25, 2017

Frank Muytjens Exiting J. Crew

Business of Fashion reports that J. Crew cut 250 jobs today. Incredibly, one of the people exiting is their head…

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It’s On Sale: Some Nice Jeans

April 9, 2017

It’s On Sale: Some Nice Jeans

More than ten years after menswear blogs were all about sick fades and selvedge stripes, raw denim jeans are still…

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Why J. Crew is Special

April 5, 2017

Why J. Crew Is Special

J. Crew has been going through some rough and tumble times in recent years. For those who missed it, the…

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J. Crew Color or Brooklyn Bar Menu Item?

March 27, 2017

J. Crew Color Or Brooklyn Bar Menu Item?

Below are twenty items. Ten are actual names for colors you’ll find on J. Crew’s website, which they used to…

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A Rundown of Oxford Shirt Colors

February 20, 2017

A Rundown Of Oxford Shirt Colors

I hesitate to call anything a staple, but I can’t imagine getting by without a handful of oxford-cloth button-down shirts…

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A Guide to Fall/ Winter Shirts

December 8, 2016

A Guide To Fall/ Winter Shirts

More often than not, if I’m wearing a dress shirt, it’s an oxford cloth button down. Plain whites and light…

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When a Quarter Inch Makes a Big Difference: Neckties May Be Getting Wider Again

October 26, 2016

When A Quarter Inch Makes A Big Difference: Neckties May Be Getting Wider Again

A Bloomberg writer recently noticed some surprising copy in his J. Crew catalog: they’d widened their ties a quarter inch “to…

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J. Crew Struggles to Become Relevant Again

October 19, 2016

J. Crew Struggles To Become Relevant Again

What happened to J. Crew? Six years ago, they were the darling of every menswear blog, but now hardly anyone…

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Style Inspiration without Clothes

September 19, 2016

Style Inspiration Without Clothes

Most menswear editorials revolve around photos of well-dressed men, but some of my favorite sources for style inspiration have nothing…

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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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Talking Shirt Fabrics with The Albini Group

April 4, 2016

Talking Shirt Fabrics With The Albini Group

If the Scots are known for their tweed and Americans known for their denim, then the Italians are often credited…

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