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Five Distinctive Non-Fashion Sneakers for $100 or Less

January 29, 2015

Five Distinctive Non-Fashion Sneakers For $100 Or Less

2015 is a good time to like sneakers. Whether you’re into retro styles, designer takes on classic sports shoes, or…

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50 Years of James Bond in Black Tie Inforgraphic –

January 29, 2015

50 Years Of James Bond In Black Tie Inforgraphic –

50 Years of James Bond in Black Tie Inforgraphic – I’ve created an infographic that breaks down James Bond’s 28…

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Real People: Doing It Up on New Year’s Eve

January 5, 2015

Real People: Doing It Up On New Year’s Eve

There’s no better opportunity to wear black tie than New Year’s Eve, when having the right clothes can give you…

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Own the Jackets That Nearly Ruined Buzz Bissinger

December 16, 2014

Own The Jackets That Nearly Ruined Buzz Bissinger

“Get a U-Haul.” In an e-mail to Matthew, CEO of luxury consignment business Luxeswap, Buzz Bissinger wanted to communicate the…

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If You See These Clothes for Sale on Black Friday, It’s Because They’re About to Be Uncool

November 26, 2014

If You See These Clothes For Sale On Black Friday, It’s Because They’re About To Be Uncool

Laura Bradley of Slate writes: Come Black Friday, retailers will slash prices on everything from iPads to high-end loose leaf…

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Q & Answer: Overcoat Sizing

November 25, 2014

Q & Answer: Overcoat Sizing

Aaron writes to ask: When it comes to sizing, do overcoat sizes match suit sizing, or do you buy commensurately…

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The Suits of James Bond: how to wear black tie like 007

November 24, 2014

The Suits Of James Bond: How To Wear Black Tie Like 007

Over on The Suits of James Bond: how to wear black tie like 007.

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Q and Answer: Can I Walk In Nice Shoes?

November 21, 2014

Q And Answer: Can I Walk In Nice Shoes?

Eric writes: What dress shoes would you recommend to someone living and working in a major metropolitan area who takes…

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Q and Answer: How Do I Wear A Black Blazer?

November 18, 2014

Q And Answer: How Do I Wear A Black Blazer?

Stephan asks: I’ve come into possession of a black sports coat (a little more formal, higher lapels, single breasted, no…

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying About My Shoes

November 12, 2014

How I Learned To Stop Worrying About My Shoes

I remember my first pair of good shoes. They were Ralph Lauren penny loafers, which I bought as an undergrad…

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A Review of an $800 Iron

November 10, 2014

A Review Of An $800 Iron

An $800 iron sounds like a joke. Like John Edwards’ $1,250 haircut, you can imagine a politician getting caught spending money on one and…

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Fixing Snags

October 13, 2014

Fixing Snags

Fall is the season for sweaters and … snagging sweaters. If you end up getting a snag, there’s a good…

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Olive canvas trousers and rugged brown Chelsea boots

October 13, 2014

Olive Canvas Trousers And Rugged Brown Chelsea Boots

I went to a funeral this weekend, and a friend was wearing olive canvas trousers and rugged brown Chelsea boots….

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Most Common Types of Denim Damage (and How to Avoid Them)

September 29, 2014

Most Common Types Of Denim Damage (and How To Avoid Them)

Coincidentally, shortly after Jesse’s post last week on patching jeans, I received my 3sixteens back from Denim Therapy – one…

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How to Get Rid of Your Clothes

September 23, 2014

How To Get Rid Of Your Clothes

As James Taylor sang of the changing seasons: “The frost is on the pumpkin / and the hay is in…

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