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What the Shift to Online Shopping Could Mean

February 26, 2014

What The Shift To Online Shopping Could Mean

US News & World Report recently put together some data showing something we’ve already long known: people are shopping less…

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On The Ways We Judge Fashion and Taste

February 3, 2014

On The Ways We Judge Fashion And Taste

After Saturday’s post on the coming 1930s fashion exhibit, I spent some time re-watching clips from our second season. I’m…

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Perspective on Pitti

January 8, 2014

Perspective On Pitti

Today marks the start of another Pitti Uomo, the sprawling men’s clothing tradeshow held semi-annually in Florence. Pitti is technically…

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My House Shoes

December 23, 2013

My House Shoes

Of all the shoes I own, none get more wear than these simple leather moccasins, which I use as a…

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Audiophile creep and the placebo effect

December 12, 2013

Audiophile Creep And The Placebo Effect

Robert McGinley Myers writes about audiophile creep and the placebo effect on his blog The Anxiety Machine. Myers is what…

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There’s Nothing More Classic Than A Pea Coat

December 2, 2013

There’s Nothing More Classic Than A Pea Coat

I bought my pea coat at a yard sale in Portland. I was in high school – maybe 15 or…

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Skin Tight Shirts

November 11, 2013

Skin Tight Shirts

This image has been making the rounds on various menswear blogs as an example of a well-fitting business shirt. Far…

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Chief Wahoo, Indians and Rooting For Outfits

October 31, 2013

Chief Wahoo, Indians And Rooting For Outfits

Remember the old Seinfeld bit? When you pick a favorite sports team, the players change, the ownership changes… ultimately you’re…

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What A Clown Taught Me About Dressing

September 23, 2013

What A Clown Taught Me About Dressing

Or: How Not To Be A Lonely Nerd In A Fedora I’ll admit it here and now: I went to…

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The Point of Distinction

September 20, 2013

The Point Of Distinction

Here at Put This On, we’re all about encouraging a simple, classic aesthetic. You won’t find Ed Hardy t-shirts or…

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The Problem with Labeling

September 5, 2013

The Problem With Labeling

Pete posted a great excerpt yesterday from a recent New Yorker article about the relevancy of country-of-origin labels in the…

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Clothes & the Quiet Movie Theater <em>How To Gain Super Powers With Your Clothing Alone </em>

August 8, 2013

Clothes & The Quiet Movie Theater How To Gain Super Powers With Your Clothing Alone

– At the Movies with Anil Dash At least in my quiet corner of the internet, all anyone’s talking about…

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The Importance of a Good Fit

August 8, 2013

The Importance Of A Good Fit

Following Pete’s post on Panta, I thought I’d share this great photo of our friend Ed Morel. There are so…

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When You Need It NOW! (You Shoulda Got It THEN!)

August 1, 2013

When You Need It NOW! (You Shoulda Got It THEN!)

A huge portion of the emails I get at Put This On are about men who NEED IT NOW! They’ve…

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The Personal Uniform

July 23, 2013

The Personal Uniform

I try and abide by Archival Clothing’s resolutions, in particular “Come up with a signature uniform. Wear it once a…

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