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Let It Out: What to Do When You’ve Gone <i>Too</i> Slim

January 27, 2016

Let It Out: What To Do When You’ve Gone Too Slim

Men’s fashion coming out of the ‘90s was all about slimming the silhouette from the broader and baggier looks that…

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The Great Khaki Pants-Off

November 19, 2015

The Great Khaki Pants-Off

My favorite non-denim pants? Probably a pair of vintage Christmas-y faux-patchwork from Brooks Brothers. The cut is objectively bad but…

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High Rise, Slim Leg Trousers Around the Corner

July 2, 2015

High Rise, Slim Leg Trousers Around The Corner

One of the questions we frequently get in our inboxes is: “where can I find a slim legged, higher rise trouser?”…

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Slippery Slope

April 8, 2015

Slippery Slope

Fashion designer and menswear historian Hardy Amies once said that only heavy-set men should wear high-waisted trousers. On skinny men,…

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High Waist & Pleats

August 19, 2014

High Waist & Pleats

Here’s another great example of how higher waisted trousers can give you nice proportions between your torso and legs, and…

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Turnup for What?

August 13, 2014

Turnup For What?

If you ever find yourself waffling on whether or not you should cuff your trousers, Jesse has a great guide…

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Q and Answer: How High Should Trousers Come Up?

August 4, 2014

Q And Answer: How High Should Trousers Come Up?

Peter writes to us to ask: I read Monty Don’s article about dirty attire and I love the idea of high…

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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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Where to Buy Good Pants (Part One)

July 9, 2014

Where To Buy Good Pants (Part One)

Readers often ask us if we have any recommendations for where to buy good trousers. Usually grey flannels, as those…

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Q and Answer: How Do I Wear Brown Trousers?

June 25, 2014

Q And Answer: How Do I Wear Brown Trousers?

Keys asks: Brown trousers seem a little tough to pull off. How would one go about wearing them? No need…

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Rise High, Full Pleats, Can’t Lose

June 20, 2014

Rise High, Full Pleats, Can’t Lose

The advice that you should always avoid high-rise, pleated trousers – or that only heavier set men should wear pleats…

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Q and Answer: Where’s My Waist? Where Should My Jacket Button?

June 5, 2014

Q And Answer: Where’s My Waist? Where Should My Jacket Button?

Wyatt asks: I’ve heard said both on your blog and elsewhere that a jacket should button at one’s natural waist…

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Discovered: The Oldest Trousers Known

June 3, 2014

Discovered: The Oldest Trousers Known

Discovered: The Oldest Trousers Known These are 3000-year-old Central Asian pants, worn by horse-riding nomadic people. A generous seat and…

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Epaulet’s Made-to-Order Trousers

May 26, 2014

Epaulet’s Made-to-Order Trousers

One of the online menswear community’s favorite retailers, Epaulet in NYC, recently loaned me some samples from their made-to-order trouser…

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Q and Answer: How Slim Should Pants Be?

May 21, 2014

Q And Answer: How Slim Should Pants Be?

John writes us to ask: Where do you land on the tapering and fullness of trousers? Just yesterday, I came across…

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