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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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Q and Answer: How to Properly Untie a Tie

September 22, 2014

Q And Answer: How To Properly Untie A Tie

Shawn writes: I feel like I’ve read a million articles on ways to tie a tie (I stick to the…

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When Undergrads Wore Tailcoats to Parties

September 12, 2014

When Undergrads Wore Tailcoats To Parties

Ivy Style somehow tracked down the man you see above. In the photo, when Life Magazine shot him for a…

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Q and Answer: What to Pack for Traveling to Cold Climates?

September 3, 2014

Q And Answer: What To Pack For Traveling To Cold Climates?

Erieking writes us to ask: I’m looking to travel to Europe next year, and will be in many different climates. I have…

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Q & Answer: What Clothes Can You Wear for Running?

August 27, 2014

Q & Answer: What Clothes Can You Wear For Running?

Michael asks: I saw in your post about activity trackers that you run. Do you have any suggestions for good…

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The Beginning of the End of Government Suits?

August 22, 2014

The Beginning Of The End Of Government Suits?

Despite my advice in yesterday’s post, sometimes you can wear whatever the hell you want to a job interview. Wired calls…

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Pocket Squares: Interview Attire?

August 21, 2014

Pocket Squares: Interview Attire?

Infallibleatx asks: I recently graduated from a masters in accounting program, and was chatting with a member of career services…

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Fake Deals

August 21, 2014

Fake Deals

Medium has a story today on the less-than-honest business practices of discount and outlet stores. An excerpt: Despite common belief,…

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Cleaning Sneakers

August 14, 2014

Cleaning Sneakers

Some things look better new; some things look better old. Anyone who has ever bought a brand new pair of…

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