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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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Pointer Brand

August 15, 2013

Pointer Brand

I was interested to read about Pointer Brand in today’s New York Times. The brand is owned and made by…

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