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Talking to The Armoury About Trousers

May 3, 2012

Talking To The Armoury About Trousers

I recently talked to Mark Cho and Ethan Desu, two of the three men who run The Armoury, about one of…

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Q and Answer: What’s that little loop above my trouser fly for?

March 12, 2012

Q And Answer: What’s That Little Loop Above My Trouser Fly For?

Andrew asks: A recent post, Spotted: Incotex at Daffy’s, mentioned a “belt prong loop above the fly”. What is this…

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Spotted: Incotex at Daffy’s

March 10, 2012

Spotted: Incotex At Daffy’s

For those of you in the Northeast, our friends over at Yellow Baggers (a blog that only covers menswear at…

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How Pants Should Fit

March 5, 2012

How Pants Should Fit

It’s much easier to get trousers to fit well than jackets. There’s also less wiggle room for interpretation. While there…

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Q and Answer: What Should I Get for My Second Pair of Dress Trousers?

March 1, 2012

Q And Answer: What Should I Get For My Second Pair Of Dress Trousers?

Chris writes: I mostly wear jeans and chinos, but I’m slowly working my way towards a more work-appropriate wardrobe. As such,…

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Three Thoughts on Trousers

February 27, 2012

Three Thoughts On Trousers

1. You need more than jeans. In an interview published earlier this month, Luciano Barbera said he objected to men…

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There are obviously many silhouettes a man can choose from

February 10, 2012

There Are Obviously Many Silhouettes A Man Can Choose From

Notice that PG’s trousers sit above his hip bones, and while they’re slim, they’re not as skinny and pegged as…

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My pal Charlie

January 11, 2012

My Pal Charlie

My pal Charlie and his group Improv Everywhere just executed their annual No-Pants Subway Ride in 59 cities in 28…

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Conservatively Patterned Socks

January 9, 2012

Conservatively Patterned Socks

There’s an old piece of wisdom that says men should match their socks to their trousers. Doing so elongates the…

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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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I strongly agree with our friend here

December 13, 2011

I Strongly Agree With Our Friend Here

I strongly agree with our friend here, GW. Most trousers these days either sit below or just at your hips. In…

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Sharkskin and </strong><strong>Howard Yount

December 1, 2011

Sharkskin And Howard Yount

I ordered a pair of brown sharkskin trousers from Howard Yount two months ago. Sharkskin, also known as pick and…

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Paul Stuart flannel trousers

November 23, 2011

Paul Stuart Flannel Trousers

BespoKenN recently showed me these flannel trousers by Paul Stuart. For those unfamiliar with flannel, it’s a densely packed, soft…

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We Got It For Free: Tailor4Less Sport Coat and Pants

November 3, 2011

We Got It For Free: Tailor4Less Sport Coat And Pants

Some men, like me, have a very difficult time fitting into off-the-rack garments. They may be too thin or heavy;…

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It’s On Sale

October 29, 2011

It’s On Sale

To celebrate their new store opening on 5th Avenue in New York City, Uniqlo is offering a pretty big discount…

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