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May 12, 2011

Made Tailor

Made Tailor is having a promotion right now where they’re going to give away a custom shirt to one lucky…

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Q and Answer: Should I Wear Non-Iron Shirts?

May 11, 2011

Q And Answer: Should I Wear Non-Iron Shirts?

Shai writes to ask about non-iron shirts: I love the convenience but am not 100% sure what I’m giving up…

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Thin Red Line are offering a pretty remarkable deal today

May 2, 2011

Thin Red Line Are Offering A Pretty Remarkable Deal Today

The English shirt makers Thin Red Line are offering a pretty remarkable deal today. Sign up for an account on…

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The Five Days of Summer Series, Part V: Summer Style on the Cheap

April 29, 2011

The Five Days Of Summer Series, Part V: Summer Style On The Cheap

Before Jesse let me start writing here, I was a dedicated PTO reader for more than a year. One of the…

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Modern Tailor: First (and Second) Impressions

April 29, 2011

Modern Tailor: First (and Second) Impressions

A month or two ago, the Chinese made-to-measure operation Modern Tailor offered a special introductory offer: a basic oxford shirt…

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The Five Days of Summer Series, Part III: Polo Shirts

April 27, 2011

The Five Days Of Summer Series, Part III: Polo Shirts

Aside from maybe chinos, there are few things more quintessential to summer style than polos. It was invented in 1933…

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The Five Days of Summer Series, Part I: Bretons

April 25, 2011

The Five Days Of Summer Series, Part I: Bretons

The trees in my neighborhood have been leafing and flowering for some time now, but this weekend, as the weather…

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Brooks Brothers “Friends and Family” sale starts in just two weeks

April 21, 2011

Brooks Brothers “Friends And Family” Sale Starts In Just Two Weeks

Brooks Brothers “Friends and Family” sale starts in just two weeks, on May 5th. It’s unclear what the discounts will…

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The key to ironing was putting the thing you want flat under the iron

April 13, 2011

The Key To Ironing Was Putting The Thing You Want Flat Under The Iron

I jokingly remarked on Twitter earlier today that the key to ironing was putting the thing you want flat under…

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You know what makes summer truly great? Linen shirts.

April 13, 2011

You Know What Makes Summer Truly Great? Linen Shirts.

I talked yesterday about some lesser known summer fabrics, but let’s get back to basics for a moment. You know…

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Summer is approaching

April 12, 2011

Summer Is Approaching

Summer is approaching, and if you’ve been paying attention to menswear for more than a year, you know every menswear…

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Matt Spaiser at The Suits of James Bond

April 12, 2011

Matt Spaiser At The Suits Of James Bond

Matt Spaiser at The Suits of James Bond covers some of JB’s favorite cream-colored shirts. I wear a lot of…

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It’s On eBay - Benjamin Bixby Button-Down Oxfords

April 11, 2011

It’s On EBay – Benjamin Bixby Button-Down Oxfords

The death throes of one of my favorite brands have led to a lot of discount sales on eBay. There…

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Here’s a thrifting tip - that works at regular stores, too

March 19, 2011

Here’s A Thrifting Tip – That Works At Regular Stores, Too

One sign of a high-quality dress shirt is natural buttons. Plastic buttons are cheaper and more durable than mother of…

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Five white shirts, button-down collars…

March 10, 2011

Five White Shirts, Button-down Collars…

BoingBoing asks Errol Morris, perhaps the greatest documentarian of all time, what’s in his bag. Five white shirts, button-down collars……

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