Q and Answer
January 28, 2022
Q & Answer: How Should I Take Care Of My Suit?
Krishna from Columbus writes: I’m currently rebuilding my wardrobe and buying some higher-quality pieces. Since these suits will be a bit…
August 19, 2019
How To Get A Good White Dress Shirt
Joel writes to ask: I finally got around to buying a suit. I currently have two white dress shirts (a…
April 23, 2019
Experts Weigh-In On When To Wash It
Adam writes: I bought an overcoat in November and it’s served me well this winter. It’s probably my favorite thing…
March 5, 2018
Q & Answer: Can Undershirts Show?
Jason writes to ask: Jesse recently said on his podcast that undershirts shouldn’t show. Is this a view shared by other PTO…
February 12, 2018
Q & Answer: Office Appropriate Backpacks?
Kai writes: I’ve been using briefcases for years now, and I have a really nice one from Linjer. Unfortunately age (or…
December 8, 2016
Q And Answer: Non-Ironic Holiday Sweaters?
Kickassery asks: Any recommendations on where to find a non-ironic holiday sweater? Something more along the lines of a festive…
August 24, 2016
Q And Answer: A More Modest White Shirt
Kelvin writes to ask: I’ve been shopping around for white dress shirts, but it seems that every one is slightly…
July 14, 2016
Q And Answer: How Useful Are Navy Trousers?
Oliver writes to ask: How useful are navy trousers? I recently bought a pair and can’t seem to match them…
March 15, 2016
What’s Worth Buying Used, Part II
Thrift stores and eBay are the perfect place to find rad men’s clothing. Certain rad men’s clothing, anyway. Continued from…
March 14, 2016
What’s Worth Buying Used: Part I
A reader recently asked us what was okay to buy used vs new. The answer is different for everyone depending…
February 11, 2016
Q And Answer: Where To Find Higher-Rise Trousers without Pleats?
Following up on my post about high-rise, pleated trousers, a reader asks: “Any advice on where to find unpleated/ flat front…
January 4, 2016
Q & Answer: Darts Vs. Side Seams
Ken writes to ask: I know you can slim a shirt down by either taking it in at the sides…
December 10, 2015
Q & Answer: The Whats And Whys Of Unsanforized
Jimmy writes to ask: I’ve taken the plunge into raw, selvedge denim (which I really like) and I’m thinking about trying…
October 22, 2015
Q & Answer: Fear And Clothing (aka How To Take Care Of Your Suede Shoes)
Nathan writes: I recently bought a pair of Alden unlined chukkas as a graduation present for myself. The process wasn’t…
September 1, 2015
Q & Answer: Is There Sun Protective Clothing Out There That Isn’t Supremely Dorky?
Joel asks, and adds: I have looked at various outdoor clothing brands, but everything has a million buckles and zippers….