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A Buyer’s Guide to Barbour

October 26, 2015

A Buyer’s Guide To Barbour

It’s been five years since Barbour came into fashion with the rise of the heritage trend. Despite them being a…

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Refreshingly level-headed advice about leather jackets

October 13, 2015

Refreshingly Level-headed Advice About Leather Jackets

“It’s hard for me to talk about the designer stuff, because on the one hand I wear it, and sometimes…

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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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Outerwear That Won’t Break the Bank, Part One

September 23, 2015

Outerwear That Won’t Break The Bank, Part One

We all love the cold weather seasons for the opportunity to wear tweed and chunky sweaters, but nothing will transform…

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Adventures in Waterproofing

September 11, 2015

Adventures In Waterproofing

A few months ago, I bought a surplus Scandinavian military snow jacket at the flea market. At $20, it was…

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Real People: The Silk Scarf + Overcoat Look

April 30, 2015

Real People: The Silk Scarf + Overcoat Look

I love the dramatic look of a long overcoat, but sometimes having a garment that covers you from near head-to-toe…

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Want an Affordable Leather Jacket? Go Vintage

March 11, 2015

Want An Affordable Leather Jacket? Go Vintage

Every once in a while, we’ll get an email from a reader asking where can they score a leather jacket…

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Real People: The Well-Tailored Overcoat

December 17, 2014

Real People: The Well-Tailored Overcoat

There are few things better in the colder months than a well-tailored overcoat. The one above, worn by Gustaf in…

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In Praise of Long Overcoats

December 11, 2014

In Praise Of Long Overcoats

Most overcoats these days come about mid-thigh. That’s partly because most are worn by men who drive on a regular…

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Q & Answer: Overcoat Sizing

November 25, 2014

Q & Answer: Overcoat Sizing

Aaron writes to ask: When it comes to sizing, do overcoat sizes match suit sizing, or do you buy commensurately…

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Four Favorite Overcoats

November 17, 2014

Four Favorite Overcoats

A classic men’s overcoat is arguably the king of men’s outerwear. Heavy and warm, they convey a certain kind of…

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Wearing Boring Outerwear

February 19, 2014

Wearing Boring Outerwear

Next to tailored clothing and shoes, most of my clothing budget is spent on outerwear. In my closet are some…

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Picking the Right Varsity Jacket

February 13, 2014

Picking The Right Varsity Jacket

The endurance of the silhouette and styling of the letterman/varsity jacket is a little surprising to me. Trying to remember…

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A Grand Rehabilitation

January 28, 2014

A Grand Rehabilitation

I have an old polo coat that I love. It weighs ten tons, is warm as all heck, and I…

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Polo Coats

December 19, 2013

Polo Coats

Despite what people say, it doesn’t get that cold in San Francisco, at least not compared to places where it…

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