February 16, 2016
Kodachrome OCBD: William Eggleston
The Impossible Cool recently posted this really really cool photo of really really cool photographer William Eggleston, who is broadly…
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…
February 10, 2016
The Rise Also Rises: New Options For Full Rise, Pleated Trousers
“Woah, that’s a long zipper.” That was my first thought upon trying out Epaulet’s new “Taylor” trousers (pictured above). They’re a…
February 19, 2015
Reading The Tea Leaves Of Mainstream Menswear
You can be forgiven for not paying a lot of attention to the runway shows and brand presentations that feed…
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…
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…
October 17, 2012
The WSJ On Pleats
The Wall Street Journal published a piece last week about the possibility of pleats coming back in fashion. Author Ray…
March 9, 2011
Glenn O’Brien On The Aesthetic And Practical Considerations Of Pleats.
Glenn O’Brien on the aesthetic and practical considerations of pleats.
October 6, 2010
Q And Answer: Should My Pants Have Pleats?
David writes: What’s the story on pleated pants? I keep thinking they are outmoded, but is that so? I’ve got…
August 17, 2010
Cab Calloway Performing “The Jumpin’ Jive”
A couple people have sent me this amazing video of Cab Calloway performing “The Jumpin’ Jive” in the film Stormy…
April 26, 2010
Q And Answer: Can Pleats Be Removed From Pants?
James writes: I have two suits that I bought on sale a few years ago. I still love the fabric…