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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$19.95 introductory offer off Modern Tailor

March 5, 2011

$19.95 Introductory Offer Off Modern Tailor

The online made-to-measure shirt tailor Modern Tailor is offering a $19.95 introductory offer for shirts in their simplest blue oxford…

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How to tailor a button-down shirt for a perfect fit

February 16, 2011

How To Tailor A Button-down Shirt For A Perfect Fit

How to tailor a button-down shirt for a perfect fit.

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February 6, 2011


thisfits: For dieworkwear: Perhaps ironic in regards to Economic Development since this was taken at a ceremony for divesting from…

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Q and Answer: Collar Stays

January 27, 2011

Q And Answer: Collar Stays

Yama asks: I’ve been getting frustrated with the plastic collar stays that come with most of my shirts. I see…

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Q and Answer: Why are there two buttons on my cuff?

January 4, 2011

Q And Answer: Why Are There Two Buttons On My Cuff?

Alejandro writes: What’s the deal with the extra button on shirt cuffs? I’d always assumed that it was so people…

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British shirtmaker T.M. Lewin

December 3, 2010

British Shirtmaker T.M. Lewin

One of the better values in low-price shirts is the British shirtmaker T.M. Lewin. The quality of the shirts is…

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<p>Now that’s a beautiful shirt.</p>

November 4, 2010

Now That’s A Beautiful Shirt.

novh: Brooks Brothers | Extra-Slim Fit Navy Plaid with Cream Deco Flannel Sport Shirt Now that’s a beautiful shirt.

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Hint Hunt</strong></em> booklet, c. 1940s

October 27, 2010

Hint Hunt Booklet, C. 1940s

questionableadvice: ~ Hint Hunt booklet, c. 1940s via Kitsch-Slapped “Hint Hunt was an old Armour Radio show broadcast on CBS…

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It’s On Sale: Brooks Brothers Black Fleece Multistripe Oxfords

October 25, 2010

It’s On Sale: Brooks Brothers Black Fleece Multistripe Oxfords

$75 from $250 at

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An example of the classic English style

October 20, 2010

An Example Of The Classic English Style

oroszpeter A wonderfully architect-y shirt and tie combination from Sir Norman Foster.  An example of the classic English style –…

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Q and Answer: Contrast Cuffs and Collar

October 13, 2010

Q And Answer: Contrast Cuffs And Collar

Sascha writes to ask: What are your thoughts on contrasting cuffs and collars?  What’s the tradition behind this? When a…

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Q and Answer: How Do I Tuck My Shirt In?

September 15, 2010

Q And Answer: How Do I Tuck My Shirt In?

Alex writes: I struggle to properly tuck my shirt in, and it takes a bit to get it just right….

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Q and Answer: Short Sleeve Shirt and a Sweater?

September 14, 2010

Q And Answer: Short Sleeve Shirt And A Sweater?

Johnny asks: What do you think about using short sleeve dress shirts for layering, say under a sweater?  I love…

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