The NYT on Italy's Invisible Labor Class

September 20, 2018

The NYT On Italy’s Invisible Labor Class

Ten years ago, you could ooh and ahh the internet with photos of bespoke clothes made with handsewn topstitches. Those are…

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New Exhibit on Bill Cunningham

June 14, 2018

New Exhibit On Bill Cunningham

There’s a new rule at Put This On: any news about the late, great photographer Bill Cunningham gets published. And…

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Bill Cunningham Left Behind a Secret Memoir

March 21, 2018

Bill Cunningham Left Behind A Secret Memoir

Finally, some good news. The New York Times announced today that Bill Cunningham left behind a secret memoir, which will be published…

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When Clothing Really Matters: Eva Hagberg Fisher’s Essay on Appearance and Credibility for Women

January 4, 2018

When Clothing Really Matters: Eva Hagberg Fisher’s Essay On Appearance And Credibility For Women

At Put This On, most of what we write about falls into two basic categories: dressing to make the right…

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He’s a Real Butter Pocket

November 4, 2017

He’s A Real Butter Pocket

Apparently, the French really love their butter. So much so that they’re the largest butter-consuming country in the world, per…

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Dapper Dan Set to Reopen NYC Shop

September 10, 2017

Dapper Dan Set To Reopen NYC Shop

In what has to be one of the strangest twists in fashion history, Dapper Dan – famous NYC clothier and…

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The NYT Guide on Clothing Care

August 21, 2017

The NYT Guide On Clothing Care

There are hundreds of guides online on how to take care of your clothes, many of them terrible. The New…

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Next Level Thrifting: the Designs of Emily Adams Bode

July 13, 2017

Next Level Thrifting: The Designs Of Emily Adams Bode

All of us at Put This On dig repurposed garments and vintage/one of a kind fabrics, so I was happy…

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Writers and Their Clothes

June 30, 2017

Writers And Their Clothes

The New York Times has a great article today on the relationship between writers and their clothes. Although they’re often…

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The NYT’s Guide on How to Speak Fashion

June 23, 2017

The NYT’s Guide On How To Speak Fashion

Ever get confused reading a fashion article? I do too, and I write about the stuff for a living. To…

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The Fashion Outlaw, Dapper Dan

June 5, 2017

The Fashion Outlaw, Dapper Dan

The New York Times has a great article on Dapper Dan, the Harlem clothier who’s dressed everyone from LL Cool…

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How to Beat the Endowment Effect

May 8, 2017

How To Beat The Endowment Effect

If you’re anything like me, you probably have a bunch of clothes in the closet that you love, but rarely…

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Bill Cunningham, Easter Sunday

April 16, 2017

Bill Cunningham, Easter Sunday

Some great, previously unpublished photos by Bill Cunningham in The New York Times today. All from the past six years of…

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In the Future, Robots Will Make Your Clothes

January 30, 2017

In The Future, Robots Will Make Your Clothes

There’s a lot of talk these days about handmade clothes, but the truth is, almost everything you see today was…

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Bill Cunningham Passes Away at 87

June 25, 2016

Bill Cunningham Passes Away At 87

Sad to hear legendary fashion photographer Bill Cunningham just passed away, having recently been hospitalized for a stroke. In his 40…

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