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Hands-On with Brooks Brothers’ New OCBDs

February 8, 2016

Hands-On With Brooks Brothers’ New OCBDs

Brooks Brothers announced last month that they’re now returning to their original oxford-cloth button-down collar design – taking out that…

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The Knitted Dress Shirt

January 20, 2016

The Knitted Dress Shirt

A new company called The Uniform recently loaned us a sample of their knitted dress shirts, which basically combine the…

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Q & Answer: Darts vs. Side Seams

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…

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These Phones Are Horribly Dated; These Shirt/Tie Combinations Are Not

August 10, 2015

These Phones Are Horribly Dated; These Shirt/Tie Combinations Are Not

If we’re considering this 1987 GQ spread a cultural artifact, we have to assume that in the 1980s, business was…

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Bringing Back the American Button-Down

May 21, 2015

Bringing Back The American Button-Down

The arrival of a new custom-shirt company is hardly anything to write about (they pop up more often than raw…

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The Best Laundry Stain Remover

May 11, 2015

The Best Laundry Stain Remover

America’s Test Kitchen recently tested seven top-selling laundry stain removers to see which is the best. Which came out on…

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Casual Dress Shirts for Spring

May 7, 2015

Casual Dress Shirts For Spring

Good shirts form the backbone of any tailored wardrobe. We recommend getting most of your shirts in whites and light…

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Brooks Brothers Changes Shirt Fit Names from Words That Mean Something to Words That Don’t Mean Anything

April 6, 2015

Brooks Brothers Changes Shirt Fit Names From Words That Mean Something To Words That Don’t Mean Anything

I must’ve missed this when it happened a couple of months ago, but Brooks Brothers has changed what it calls…

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“The Roll of the Collar Is the Most Important Thing”

March 11, 2015

“The Roll Of The Collar Is The Most Important Thing”

From Ivy Style, here’s a nice excerpt from an 1983 issue of Esquire, in which John Berendt opines about the button…

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The Denim Dress Shirt

March 9, 2015

The Denim Dress Shirt

Dress shirt fabrics are pretty straightforward. Most are plain weaves, twills, and oxfords. Some are end-on-ends. In solid colors and…

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Checked Shirts for the Fall

October 29, 2014

Checked Shirts For The Fall

Solid colored and striped shirts work year-round, but there’s nothing like having a few seasonal items in the closet to…

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Causal Dress Shirts

August 28, 2014

Causal Dress Shirts

If you want to dress down a tailored jacket, there are few better ways to do it than wearing a…

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The Popover Shirt

July 17, 2014

The Popover Shirt

Summer is a great time for slightly more casual takes on tailored clothing, and there’s no easier way to dress…

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Expanding a Shirt Wardrobe in the Summertime

June 5, 2014

Expanding A Shirt Wardrobe In The Summertime

Luciano Barbera once said that while you can have too many clothes, you can never have too many shirts. “Shirts…

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The US Government Guide to Shirts

May 5, 2014

The US Government Guide To Shirts

Apparently, if the internet were around in the mid-20th century, the US Government would have had a great menswear blog….

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