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Real People: Style for Older Men

February 1, 2017

Real People: Style For Older Men

I love this line from Steve Martin: “as the face gets worse, the clothes have to get better.” Neither he nor…

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Real People: A More Relaxed Silhouette

January 16, 2017

Real People: A More Relaxed Silhouette

The slim-fit trend has done a lot for menswear. In the ‘80s and ‘90s, most men wore baggy, oversized clothes – partly…

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Real People: The Cozy Cowichan Sweater

December 21, 2016

Real People: The Cozy Cowichan Sweater

If you’re not familiar with the term Cowichan, you’re almost certainly familiar with the style. These sweaters have been worn…

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Real People: Playing with Fall Colors

November 14, 2016

Real People: Playing With Fall Colors

Ever wonder why fall wardrobe colors are what they are? Some of it is to reflect the mood of the…

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Real People: The Approachable Tailored Look

October 27, 2016

Real People: The Approachable Tailored Look

I love these two photos of my friend David in Washington, DC. Here he’s visiting Edwin DeBoise of Steed Bespoke…

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Real People: Wearing Navy Trousers

September 26, 2016

Real People: Wearing Navy Trousers

Navy is a linchpin in men’s wardrobes. It’s a staple color for suits and sport coats, great for knitwear, and…

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Real People: Building Depth

September 14, 2016

Real People: Building Depth

For guys who like tailored clothes, there’s often this running tension of wanting to look traditional, but also not so…

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Real People: Playing Hot and Cold

July 20, 2016

Real People: Playing Hot And Cold

Summer isn’t just the time for warm weather. It’s also a good time to break out warmer colors.  In color…

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Real People: “Hey Honey, Want to Go to Italy?”

June 22, 2016

Real People: “Hey Honey, Want To Go To Italy?”

It’s no secret that bespoke tailoring is expensive. A handmade, custom tailored suit from Savile Row will run you about…

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Real People: Wear What Makes You Happy

June 6, 2016

Real People: Wear What Makes You Happy

I really like Andy from San Jose’s approach to style. Two weeks ago, I wrote a post in response to…

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Real People: Two Patterns

June 1, 2016

Real People: Two Patterns

One of the simplest ways to make an outfit more interesting is to add patterns. Especially in tailored clothing, where…

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Real People: When Vintage is Better

May 9, 2016

Real People: When Vintage Is Better

There are a lot of reasons to shop vintage. Along with saving a bit of money, you can also come…

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Real People: Be Willing to Experiment

May 2, 2016

Real People: Be Willing To Experiment

Every once in a while, a reader will email us to ask for advice on how to dress casually (e.g. “What…

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Real People: Sneakers–Contrast or Go Tonal?

February 17, 2016

Real People: Sneakers–Contrast Or Go Tonal?

When I was a kid and went shopping for baseball cleats, white cleats were not cool. My parents, who can…

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Real People: Cloth, Color, and Combinations

January 13, 2016

Real People: Cloth, Color, And Combinations

For a lot of guys, getting a good balance between the jacket, shirt, tie and pocket square is the trickier…

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