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The Onion: Report: Some Shirts Good, Other Shirts Not Good

August 13, 2013

The Onion: Report: Some Shirts Good, Other Shirts Not Good

The Onion: Report: Some Shirts Good, Other Shirts Not Good A report released Thursday by the Brookings Institute confirmed that…

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Being slightly less boring with Ed Morel and Panta

August 6, 2013

Being Slightly Less Boring With Ed Morel And Panta

Ed Morel, proprietor of Panta, poses the central question of classic mens clothing in terms of high school: “I went…

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Shopping Kamakura Shirts, New York

July 26, 2013

Shopping Kamakura Shirts, New York

After reading Derek’s thorough oxford cloth button down (OCBD) shirt series and some background on Japan’s Kamakura Shirts over at…

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A Popover for Summer

June 6, 2013

A Popover For Summer

The spate of hot weather recently had me thinking about what kind of shirts I might like to get this…

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New York: American Sember Closing Sale

June 3, 2013

New York: American Sember Closing Sale

A tip from our friend Carl Goldberg at CEGO Custom Shirtmaker in New York: the New York shirting wholesaler American…

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Dirnelli's quick & dirty reviews of (mostly) European shirt makers

May 4, 2013

Dirnelli’s Quick & Dirty Reviews Of (mostly) European Shirt Makers

Dirnelli’s quick & dirty reviews of (mostly) European shirt makers

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Kamakura Opens Its Online Shop

May 1, 2013

Kamakura Opens Its Online Shop

Kamakura just opened their online shop. Of the slim-fitting oxford cloth button down shirts I reviewed in our series, I thought Kamakura’s was…

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The OCBD Shirt Series, Part V: The Reviews

April 22, 2013

The OCBD Shirt Series, Part V: The Reviews

The OCBD Shirt Series, Part VI: Reviews and Conclusion Our series on oxford cloth button downs started with a short…

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Keeping Summer Simple

April 21, 2013

Keeping Summer Simple

I don’t love shorts, but I wear them. Why? The truth is that I’m a San Francisco guy living in…

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The OCBD Shirt Series, Part IV: The Reviews

April 18, 2013

The OCBD Shirt Series, Part IV: The Reviews

We continue today with four more reviews of oxford cloth button downs. Again, basic features and measurements are given, so…

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The OCBD Shirt Series, Part III: The Reviews

April 17, 2013

The OCBD Shirt Series, Part III: The Reviews

For a while, Brooks Brothers used to advertise their oxford button downs as “The Most Imitated Shirt in the World.”…

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Q & Answer: Can I Wear A Button-Down Collar Shirt With A Suit?

April 16, 2013

Q & Answer: Can I Wear A Button-Down Collar Shirt With A Suit?

Timothy asks: In the pictures accompanying your post “That Enviable Roll,” several of the gentlemen appeared to be wearing suits….

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Look for Linen Now

April 16, 2013

Look For Linen Now

While it’s only the middle of April and the weather is still fluctuating between pleasantly warm and miserably wet, you…

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That Enviable Roll

April 15, 2013

That Enviable Roll

Our reviews of modern oxford cloth button down shirts will come later this week, but in the meantime, I thought…

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The OCBD Shirt Series, Part II: The "Golden Era" Oxfords

April 11, 2013

The OCBD Shirt Series, Part II: The “Golden Era” Oxfords

“They’re such beautiful shirts,” she sobbed, her voice muffled in the thick folds. “It makes me sad because I’ve never…

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