Kapital’s Guide to London

December 4, 2017

Kapital’s Guide To London

Eric Kvatek, the photographer behind Kapital’s lookbooks, wrote an incredible guide taking readers through the best of vintage menswear shops…

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Five Suggestions on How to Dress for a Heatwave

September 6, 2017

Five Suggestions On How To Dress For A Heatwave

One of the things I love about living in the Bay Area is the temperate weather – winters never get…

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Real People: Striking a Balance Between Interesting and Wearable

May 22, 2017

Real People: Striking A Balance Between Interesting And Wearable

Everyone loves complaining about how men dress these days. Everything is too sloppy or ill-considered; nothing fits well; things are…

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Boots with an Edge: The Side Zip

May 17, 2017

Boots With An Edge: The Side Zip

We generally stick to the classics here at Put This On, but side zips aren’t terribly hard to wear. And…

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David Sedaris Goes Clothes Shopping in Tokyo

March 21, 2016

David Sedaris Goes Clothes Shopping In Tokyo

Who knew David Sedaris is so fashion savvy? His latest piece in the The New Yorker is about a recent…

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The Mountain Parka for Lightweight Layering

January 11, 2016

The Mountain Parka For Lightweight Layering

Back in the 1970s, some American college students were transitioning away from the more polished navy-blazer-oxford-button-down look of the previous…

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A Little DIY Wabi Sabi

December 29, 2014

A Little DIY Wabi Sabi

Whereas most of us value things that are perfect and enduring, wabi sabi is the Japanese worldview that sees beauty…

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Dyeing Traditions at Tezomeya

September 3, 2014

Dyeing Traditions At Tezomeya

Love true, natural indigo tones but hate boiling large amounts of plant matter and insects in your apartment? Jon at…

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American Picker: Photographer Eric Kvatek

January 15, 2014

American Picker: Photographer Eric Kvatek

Although there’s something really satisfying about clothes organized neatly, clothing looks better in situ, and few people put interesting clothing…

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a short guide to the different types of Japenese textiles

June 5, 2013

A Short Guide To The Different Types Of Japenese Textiles

Jonathan at the Bandanna Almanac has a short guide to the different types of Japenese textiles to help you differentiate…

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