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Get You a Man Who Can Do Both

August 24, 2021

Get You A Man Who Can Do Both

The men’s style community is mostly split into two camps: diehard traditionalists who scowl at anything casual or fashionable, and…

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Real People: Building a Holistic Wardrobe

April 15, 2021

Real People: Building A Holistic Wardrobe

The Hungerford Building in Rochester, New York is a sprawling, four-story industrial center that overlooks a train yard. A hundred…

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Real People: Keeping the Basics Interesting

January 21, 2021

Real People: Keeping The Basics Interesting

In a clip on her Netflix series “Pretend It’s a City,” writer (and proud Anderson and Sheppard customer) Fran Lebowitz is…

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Real People: The Very Useful Black Sweater

November 9, 2020

Real People: The Very Useful Black Sweater

One of our readers, Gerry in Melbourne, took our advice last week and bought a black sweater. As a color, black…

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Tailored in California

October 30, 2019

Tailored In California

California style is often cast as being apart from the nation. New Englanders are clad in Woolrich flannels and LL…

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How to Wear Shorts

July 23, 2019

How To Wear Shorts

Few items in men’s wardrobes have proven to be as controversial as shorts. They’re the most significant dividing line between…

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Real People: Homing In on Your Personal Style

June 3, 2019

Real People: Homing In On Your Personal Style

Building good wardrobe is like making a good sitcom. You assemble elements you think have the right chemistry, refine the…

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How to Wear Tailored Clothing to a Casual Office

May 29, 2019

How To Wear Tailored Clothing To A Casual Office

In the 1980s, there was a section of the American book publishing industry dedicated to telling men how to “dress…

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Real People: A Restrained Palette for Early Fall

September 27, 2018

Real People: A Restrained Palette For Early Fall

  When you get a sunburn, you can find some relief with aloe or after-sun balms (I recommend Biggs and…

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Real People: Riding the Line

February 22, 2018

Real People: Riding The Line

It’s been almost fifty years since men have worn tailored clothing en masse. The hippie revolution of the 1970s did a…

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Real People: Chunky Cardigans for Home

January 1, 2018

Real People: Chunky Cardigans For Home

Along with his lessons on how we can become better people, Fred Rogers taught us something about clothing. Each of…

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The Casual American Look

October 25, 2017

The Casual American Look

When it comes to style, America’s best contributions have undoubtedly all been in casualwear. Even Brooks Brothers’ soft shouldered tweeds…

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Real People: Cutting It Loose

July 10, 2017

Real People: Cutting It Loose

A lot has been written over the years about how soft Italian tailoring can feel more comfortable than their British…

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Real People: How to Look Great in a Casual Suit

June 19, 2017

Real People: How To Look Great In A Casual Suit

Unless you work in certain industries – say, law, finance, or government – wearing a suit these days takes a…

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