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Champagne Taste on a Beer Budget: A Black Tie Guide

November 26, 2012

Champagne Taste On A Beer Budget: A Black Tie Guide

Our series on putting together an ensemble for black tie affairs on time and on a slim budget continues. Today…

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Champagne Taste on a Beer Budget: A Black Tie Guide

November 21, 2012

Champagne Taste On A Beer Budget: A Black Tie Guide

Our new contributor Kiyoshi Martinez has expensive tastes – but not a lot of scratch. In this series, he’ll show…

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Dealing with Stains

November 21, 2012

Dealing With Stains

Since Thanksgiving is tomorrow and you, or someone you know, will likely spill something on their best clothes, I thought…

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Thoughts on Buying Good Sweaters

November 19, 2012

Thoughts On Buying Good Sweaters

The best time to purchase sweaters is at the end of the season, when the fall/ winter stock gets discounted…

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Why You’re Unlikely to Tell Between a Fused and Half-Canvassed Jacket

November 14, 2012

Why You’re Unlikely To Tell Between A Fused And Half-Canvassed Jacket

Tailor Jeffery Diduch, who maintains the rather illuminating blog Tutto Fatto a Mano, was nice enough to contact us a…

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Check Out the Best

October 10, 2012

Check Out The Best

If you happen to live near a high-quality men’s clothing store, I encourage you to drop by it sometime, even…

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Classics for the Unsure and Indecisive

September 19, 2012

Classics For The Unsure And Indecisive

I was trying to decide the other day whether I should buy a certain pair of brogues from a Hungarian…

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Q and Answer: How Should I Wear Suspenders?

September 11, 2012

Q And Answer: How Should I Wear Suspenders?

Joe asks: I really want to start wearing suspenders for work. It is a shirt and tie shop but not…

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Improv Everywhere: Black Tie Beach 2012

September 10, 2012

Improv Everywhere: Black Tie Beach 2012

Improv Everywhere: Black Tie Beach 2012 Charlie Todd & Company invade beaches wearing black tie. Delight ensues.

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Q and Answer: Elbow Patches

September 7, 2012

Q And Answer: Elbow Patches

Shane asks:  I would love to hear some discussion on blazers / sports coats and the use of elbow patches….

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Q and Answer: Should I Get A Suit in Hong Kong? Bangkok?

September 6, 2012

Q And Answer: Should I Get A Suit In Hong Kong? Bangkok?

Jake writes: My wife and I are looking to take a trip to Asia in the new few months and…

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Q and Answer: How Can I Get the Most Out of My Closet?

September 5, 2012

Q And Answer: How Can I Get The Most Out Of My Closet?

Jacques asks: I have a really small closet. Would you offer any suggestions or tips on how to improve closet…

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How to Take Care of Rugged Boots

September 3, 2012

How To Take Care Of Rugged Boots

I spent yesterday’s afternoon cleaning and preparing my field boots for use this fall. Rugged boots, such as those designed…

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Q and Answer: When Can I Wear a Tie Without a Jacket?

August 17, 2012

Q And Answer: When Can I Wear A Tie Without A Jacket?

David asks: Just recently found your blog, and it’s a go-to for me everyday.  I do have a question.  You…

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Don’t Shop Aimlessly; Have a Plan

July 26, 2012

Don’t Shop Aimlessly; Have A Plan

If I could only give three pieces of advice to a budding clothing enthusiast, they would be: find a good…

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