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There’s Nothing More Classic Than A Pea Coat

December 2, 2013

There’s Nothing More Classic Than A Pea Coat

I bought my pea coat at a yard sale in Portland. I was in high school – maybe 15 or…

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Deck Jackets

November 13, 2013

Deck Jackets

I probably should have anticipated this before I started a blog called Die, Workwear!, but as we get closer to…

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Field Guide to Field Jackets

September 3, 2013

Field Guide To Field Jackets

In the last couple weeks at Put This On we’ve set up midcentury utility- and sportswear as ideal for easy,…

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creating a waxed cotton Swedish Army anorak

August 15, 2013

Creating A Waxed Cotton Swedish Army Anorak

I enjoyed seeing Reddit user Manoucher’s process in creating a waxed cotton Swedish Army anorak for himself. It cost him,…

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Harrington Jackets for Spring

April 24, 2013

Harrington Jackets For Spring

As I’m traveling across the West, I’ve left one jacket unpacked for my trip: a Baracuta G9 in cream. I…

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The Beaten Barbour

April 23, 2013

The Beaten Barbour

The jacket I wore most frequently this past fall and winter was my Barbour. I rewaxed it myself (a messy…

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The Transitional Shirt Jacket

April 4, 2013

The Transitional Shirt Jacket

The weather’s still pretty chilly where I live, but in a month’s time, it’ll hit those cool temperatures that’ll remind…

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London Fog: The Thrifty Trench (and Mac) Coat

March 28, 2013

London Fog: The Thrifty Trench (and Mac) Coat

Since spring technically started a week ago, that means it’s time to transition away from heavy wool overcoats toward coats…

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Green Jackets

November 15, 2012

Green Jackets

I think winter has arrived in some parts of the country, but here in Northern California, it still feels like…

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Toad from To The Manor Born wants you to thrift him a polo coat

September 10, 2012

Toad From To The Manor Born Wants You To Thrift Him A Polo Coat

Toad from To The Manor Born wants you to thrift him a polo coat.

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Three Post-Christmas Sales

December 26, 2011

Three Post-Christmas Sales

Brooks Brothers’ after-Christmas sale has started, and if you shop today, you get an additional 20% off. That puts the jacket you…

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Q and Answer: What Size Overcoat Should I Wear?

December 20, 2011

Q And Answer: What Size Overcoat Should I Wear?

William asks: If I wear a 38 regular blazer, what size overcoat should I be looking for? You should look…

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Brooks Brothers Friends and Family Sale

September 19, 2011

Brooks Brothers Friends And Family Sale

Brooks Brothers’ Friends and Family Sale begins this Thursday. Nearly everything in their stores will be discounted by 25%. It’s…

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Q and Answer: How To Get the Stink Out of a Barbour Jacket

August 4, 2011

Q And Answer: How To Get The Stink Out Of A Barbour Jacket

Warren asks: I bought a Barbour jacket on ebay a while back, and unfortunately it’s got a musty smell.  I’ve…

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It’s On eBay: J. Press Peacoat

March 19, 2011

It’s On EBay: J. Press Peacoat

I’ve long been an advocate for actual vintage naval peacoats, rather than designer knock-offs, but this is a beautiful jacket….

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