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A Service Directory for Cleaning and Repairing Clothes

February 29, 2016

A Service Directory For Cleaning And Repairing Clothes

There’s no way around it – no matter how expensive or well-made, all clothes are susceptible to staining, tearing, and…

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The Shy Pleat

February 15, 2016

The Shy Pleat

Pete had a good post last week about high-waisted, pleated trousers. I’ve been wearing them for a few years, and…

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Q and Answer: Where to Find Higher-Rise Trousers <i>without </i>Pleats?

February 11, 2016

Q And Answer: Where To Find Higher-Rise Trousers without Pleats?

Following up on my post about high-rise, pleated trousers, a reader asks: “Any advice on where to find unpleated/ flat front…

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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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