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Most Common Types of Denim Damage (and How to Avoid Them)

September 29, 2014

Most Common Types Of Denim Damage (and How To Avoid Them)

Coincidentally, shortly after Jesse’s post last week on patching jeans, I received my 3sixteens back from Denim Therapy – one…

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Q & Answer: Patching Jeans

September 25, 2014

Q & Answer: Patching Jeans

A reader who goes by Slendertroll asks: In your latest post about those gorgeous LVC jeans, you mentioned they had…

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LVC 1947s, Four (Nearly Five) Years In

September 21, 2014

LVC 1947s, Four (Nearly Five) Years In

Since my mom got them for me as a Christmas gift in 2009, these LVCs have been my go-to jeans,…

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Levis’ 501 Documentary

June 26, 2014

Levis’ 501 Documentary

A BBC documentary on one of the most popular, classic, and influential garments of all time: Levis’ 501 jeans. Well…

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The Meaning of Selvedge Then and Now

March 17, 2014

The Meaning Of Selvedge Then And Now

Following Jesse’s great post last week on selvedge denim, I thought I’d share some scans from an old 1997 issue…

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What Is Selvedge Denim? Why Does A Selvedge Matter?

March 13, 2014

What Is Selvedge Denim? Why Does A Selvedge Matter?

I grew up in a fabric-obsessed house. My mom dedicated a whole bedroom to an enormous pedal loom, and when…

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Edward Spencer on trousers

March 2, 2014

Edward Spencer On Trousers

I should say that he ought to have one pair for Sunday, another pair for Monday, and so on till…

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We Got It For Free: 3sixteen’s Double Black Jeans

February 13, 2014

We Got It For Free: 3sixteen’s Double Black Jeans

I wear “tailored” clothes about half the week (i.e. sport coats, dress shirts, wool trousers, and the like), but for…

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Real People: Sport Coats with Jeans

January 22, 2014

Real People: Sport Coats With Jeans

My friend David in New York City is one of the best dressed guys I know. He’s a fine and rare…

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Actor Jason Mantzoukas

October 21, 2013

Actor Jason Mantzoukas

Actor Jason Mantzoukas is one of the funniest guys I know, and he’s also a big Put This On supporter…

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The Beauty of a Naturally Aged Leather Belt

October 16, 2013

The Beauty Of A Naturally Aged Leather Belt

I’ve been wanting an undyed leather to be to wear with jeans for a while now. Something thick, heavy, and…

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Levis’ 1947 501s

August 29, 2013

Levis’ 1947 501s

Most high-end jeans on the market today are some version of a semi-low rise, slim-fit cut. I actually like that…

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That’s why I decided to wear white socks, loafers, T-shirts, and blue jeans

August 23, 2013

That’s Why I Decided To Wear White Socks, Loafers, T-shirts, And Blue Jeans

“In the 1930s there was this tendency in Hollywood to portray everyone as rich. Even if they were doing a…

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Q and Answer: Which Sport Coats Can Be Worn with Jeans?

August 21, 2013

Q And Answer: Which Sport Coats Can Be Worn With Jeans?

Kenny writes to us to ask: I wear jeans almost every day, but would like to get a sport coat…

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Packing for a One-Week Trip to the UK

August 19, 2013

Packing For A One-Week Trip To The UK

I’m headed to the UK later today to do a few comedy shows. Folks are always emailing for examples on…

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