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This Looks So Terrible

August 28, 2017

This Looks So Terrible

A reader sent in this photo of a recent Lands’ End catalog. The caption reads: Skip the Jacket. You don’t…

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A Guide to Summer Shirts

July 17, 2017

A Guide To Summer Shirts

There’s an old saying about how there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes. I would amend that…

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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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Srs BDness: Comparing Seven Button-Down Collars

July 5, 2016

Srs BDness: Comparing Seven Button-Down Collars

StyleForum member BIllax has a nice comparison of seven different button-down collars. By seeing different shirts on the same person,…

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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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Not So Secret: A Solid Navy Tie Goes with Everything

March 21, 2016

Not So Secret: A Solid Navy Tie Goes With Everything

It’s no secret to anyone who’s been reading our blog for a while, but a solid-colored navy tie goes with…

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Layering Cold Weather Textures

December 30, 2015

Layering Cold Weather Textures

Winter isn’t just a good time for layering – it’s also the best season for textures. In the spring and…

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Fall Textures on Any Budget

October 29, 2015

Fall Textures On Any Budget

Perfect casual clothes for hanging out in the neighborhood? Shetland sweaters with oxford-cloth button-downs, corduroys, and suede shoes. Heavy Tweed…

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Outerwear That Won’t Break the Bank, Part Two

September 24, 2015

Outerwear That Won’t Break The Bank, Part Two

It’s harder and harder to find well-made, well-priced clothes these days. Everything is either cheap crap from fast fashion brands,…

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Ian Velardi Joins Land’s End

June 17, 2015

Ian Velardi Joins Land’s End

For menswear nerds, Ian Velardi – who worked at Hickey Freeman before starting his own label – just joined Land’s…

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How to Shop for a Knit Tie

June 11, 2015

How To Shop For A Knit Tie

For the kind of guy who likes a little imperfection in his clothes, there’s no better neckwear than a knit…

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The Under-Appreciated Brown Suit

April 16, 2015

The Under-Appreciated Brown Suit

Since most traditional men’s clothing comes from England, so do most of its rules. A commonly cited one is, “no brown…

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The Very Useful Black Tie

August 11, 2014

The Very Useful Black Tie

One of the biggest fights in men’s fashion during the early 19th century was over the appropriate color of men’s…

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Where to Buy Good Pants (Part Two)

July 10, 2014

Where To Buy Good Pants (Part Two)

The market for trousers is pretty wonky. There’s surprisingly not that many good options, and despite there being a new…

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Touchscreen Gloves

January 20, 2014

Touchscreen Gloves

In the age of iPads and smartphones, it’s surprising that there aren’t that many options for attractive, touchscreen-friendly gloves. Many…

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