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The Problem with Some Subscription Services

August 3, 2015

The Problem With Some Subscription Services

I get a lot of press releases. In 2014, a lot of them were for new selvedge denim lines. This…

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Colors in Men’s Clothing, Ranked

July 24, 2015

Colors In Men’s Clothing, Ranked

Objectively correct rankings for 2015. 1. Indigo blue–The king. Flattering on everyone. Deep heritage across many cultures. The color of…

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The True Cost of Fashion

June 4, 2015

The True Cost Of Fashion

There’s been a lot of buzz lately over “The True Cost,” a new documentary about the environmental and social impacts of…

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What Happened to Prep?

May 14, 2015

What Happened To Prep?

In the mid-2000s, prep seemed ascendant. J. Crew sales were booming – critter shorts and tiny-collared OCBDs abounded. Grosgrain enthusiast Thom…

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It’s Worth the Price, If You Believe It Is

April 22, 2015

It’s Worth The Price, If You Believe It Is

We’re all chasing a little experienced pleasantness. That’s not just an abstract concept, researchers can measure activity in a particular…

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The Under-Appreciated Brown Suit

April 16, 2015

The Under-Appreciated Brown Suit

Since most traditional men’s clothing comes from England, so do most of its rules. A commonly cited one is, “no brown…

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Your Style Conscience

April 2, 2015

Your Style Conscience

This is potentially the creepiest/nerdiest post I’ve ever written, so let’s get that out of the way up front. A…

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Could Anything Justify $400 for a Sweatshirt?

February 14, 2015

Could Anything Justify $400 For A Sweatshirt?

In the years I’ve been working on Put This On, I’ve learned to take a gentler stance towards clothing prices….

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Kudos to This Guy (Really)

November 15, 2014

Kudos To This Guy (Really)

Earlier this week, we posted about this guy, a British scientist named Matt Taylor. Why? Well, it’s probably pretty obvious….

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Are You Wearing Knockoffs?

September 10, 2014

Are You Wearing Knockoffs?

When we think of knockoffs in fashion, we typically think of the cheap imitations of luxury brands such as Chanel…

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Why It’s Hard to Take Men’s Fashion Magazines Seriously

September 9, 2014

Why It’s Hard To Take Men’s Fashion Magazines Seriously

This New York Times Magazine piece features a brooding model wearing some beautiful leather jackets in a banal suburban setting….

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What Is A Gentleman?

August 14, 2014

What Is A Gentleman?

On my way home from work today, walking through Union Station in Los Angeles, I was listening to Fela Kuti’s…

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Slimmer Clothes Don't Necessarily Make You Look Slimmer

August 7, 2014

Slimmer Clothes Don’t Necessarily Make You Look Slimmer

There’s no bigger myth in menswear today than the idea that slim clothes will make you look slimmer (or conversely,…

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The Man Who Believed in Simplicity

March 26, 2014

The Man Who Believed In Simplicity

Although I own more clothes than I need, and think there are a number of advantages to having a big…

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Our Editorial Policies - Elaborated.

March 1, 2014

Our Editorial Policies – Elaborated.

The Basics Given Derek’s excellent post about conflicts of interest in the fashion media industry, I thought I’d elaborate on…

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