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How to Move Beyond a Basic Jean Wardrobe

December 10, 2018

How To Move Beyond A Basic Jean Wardrobe

Last week, I was speaking with Stephen Pulvirent, Managing Editor at Hodinkee, about trends in the watch world. In the…

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The Most Practical Impractical Jacket: The Denim Jacket (part 2)

April 12, 2018

The Most Practical Impractical Jacket: The Denim Jacket (part 2)

Yesterday I talked a bit about the different styles of denim jacket that are out there, and what makes a…

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The Most Practical Impractical Jacket: The Denim Jacket (Part One)

April 12, 2018

The Most Practical Impractical Jacket: The Denim Jacket (Part One)

On balance, denim sort of sucks, especially for outerwear. It’s stiff when new and wears out reliably, ripping at stress…

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More American Textile Plant Closures Ahead

December 4, 2017

More American Textile Plant Closures Ahead

It’s been a tough year for American textile companies, especially those with operations in North Carolina. Earlier this year, Cone…

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Praise the Cord: A Guide to Wearing Corduroy

October 12, 2017

Praise The Cord: A Guide To Wearing Corduroy

  Corduroy may well be one of the best fabrics of our age, threatening to even surpass tweed. As each…

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Jackets for Shoulder Seasons

August 23, 2017

Jackets For Shoulder Seasons

Back when he was still writing, Will Boehlke of A Suitable Wardrobe used to talk about “shoulder seasons” – those weeks…

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How to Wear Sport Coats with Jeans

August 7, 2017

How To Wear Sport Coats With Jeans

StyleForum had a good thread recently about how to wear sport coats with jeans. For some, the combination is so…

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 Easily Suede: The Softer Leather Jacket

April 24, 2017

 Easily Suede: The Softer Leather Jacket

The best clothes are often just as much about how the make you feel as how they make you look….

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Throwing In a Light Mid-Layer

March 15, 2017

Throwing In A Light Mid-Layer

Five or six years ago, menswear was beset with one of the worst layering trends. Guys were throwing on four…

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Jeans You Can Actually Wear with Sport Coats

December 7, 2016

Jeans You Can Actually Wear With Sport Coats

I don’t normally gush about specific products here, but Drake’s new line of jeans is worth mentioning. For decades now,…

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My Favorite Fall Shirt Costs $29

November 7, 2016

My Favorite Fall Shirt Costs $29

It’s so great when you come across something you love, but doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. Especially in…

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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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Levi’s Have a Lifetime Warranty

July 20, 2016

Levi’s Have A Lifetime Warranty

Here’s something I didn’t know: Levi’s offers a lifetime warranty on their jeans.  Now: lifetime warranty doesn’t mean that they’ll…

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It’s On Sale: $14 White Jeans

May 22, 2016

It’s On Sale: $14 White Jeans

If you’ve ever wanted to try white jeans, Levi’s has some on sale right now for just $14 (use the checkout…

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