Our Musical Taste Is Firmly Established in Our Teens–What about Our Taste in Clothing?

June 8, 2017

Our Musical Taste Is Firmly Established In Our Teens–What About Our Taste In Clothing?

The music you like at age 14 is music you will probably like for the rest of your life. For…

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The Death of Social Club Clothing

June 5, 2017

The Death Of Social Club Clothing

A lot has been written about how clothes have become disassociated from our social identities. A generation ago, you could…

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Stop Wearing Tan Shoes with Dark Suits

May 10, 2017

Stop Wearing Tan Shoes With Dark Suits

We try to be fair-minded here at Put This On, but style is subjective and sometimes a style blog needs…

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How to Beat the Endowment Effect

May 8, 2017

How To Beat The Endowment Effect

If you’re anything like me, you probably have a bunch of clothes in the closet that you love, but rarely…

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Ten Things I’m Excited About This Spring

April 12, 2017

Ten Things I’m Excited About This Spring

It’s easy to get down on spring clothes. They don’t have the natural appeal of fall/ winter wardrobes – no…

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Why J. Crew is Special

April 5, 2017

Why J. Crew Is Special

J. Crew has been going through some rough and tumble times in recent years. For those who missed it, the…

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J. Crew Color or Brooklyn Bar Menu Item?

March 27, 2017

J. Crew Color Or Brooklyn Bar Menu Item?

Below are twenty items. Ten are actual names for colors you’ll find on J. Crew’s website, which they used to…

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Should I Buy Some Boat Shoes? 2017 Edition

March 22, 2017

Should I Buy Some Boat Shoes? 2017 Edition

Short answer: probably not.

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What Ikea’s Billy Bookcase Can Tell Us about Personal Style

March 8, 2017

What Ikea’s Billy Bookcase Can Tell Us About Personal Style

If you’re reading this, you probably own (or at least owned) one of the most common pieces of furniture in…

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The Biggest Problem with Suits Today

February 20, 2017

The Biggest Problem With Suits Today

I’m not much of a late night show guy, but I’ve been really enjoying The Late Show with Stephen Colbert….

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The Lure of Affordable Custom Tailoring

January 26, 2017

The Lure Of Affordable Custom Tailoring

A reader emailed me the other day with a question. He’s getting married this June and wanted a custom suit…

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Style at Home

January 18, 2017

Style At Home

I know; I know. Who gives a shit what you wear around the house? I try to, although I have…

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How to Do (Creative) Business Casual

January 5, 2017

How To Do (Creative) Business Casual

Sadly, despite me having spent all Tuesday writing a post about how to do business casual, some readers were disappointed….

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RIP This Haircut, 2010-2016

January 2, 2017

RIP This Haircut, 2010-2016

I haven’t liked any of my hair styles more than I liked the one I’ve been getting for the last…

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What’re the Most Under-Appreciated Vintage Items?

December 22, 2016

What’re The Most Under-Appreciated Vintage Items?

You could argue that vintage clothing was overshopped and overdone a decade ago, that the well of thrift shops and…

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