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Taking Care of Shell Cordovan

July 24, 2012

Taking Care Of Shell Cordovan

Ron Rider gives some simple tips on how to clean up and restore shell cordovan shoes. Above is a pair…

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People dress up for funerals.

July 3, 2012

People Dress Up For Funerals.

People dress up for funerals. Why not dress up to celebrate that you’re alive? Gay Talese. (Quote taken from a…

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Q and Answer: How Can I Get an Office-Appropriate Wardrobe for $500?

June 7, 2012

Q And Answer: How Can I Get An Office-Appropriate Wardrobe For $500?

americastoppushing writes: I just got a job at a major publishing house in NYC and the whole staff here is very…

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Q and Answer: What Can I Wear With A Black Blazer?

June 6, 2012

Q And Answer: What Can I Wear With A Black Blazer?

Sam writes: So I recently made a cardinal sin and bought an item, rather than an outfit. I saw on…

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Smarter Sales Shopping

June 6, 2012

Smarter Sales Shopping

Everyone loves a good deal, but sometimes I wonder if men might not be better off if they weren’t allowed…

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Q and Answer: Can I Alter a Sweater?

May 10, 2012

Q And Answer: Can I Alter A Sweater?

Hayden asks: Can you alter a sweater? Looking at getting a cashmere sweater on eBay but the pictures make it look…

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Proper Clothing Care

May 2, 2012

Proper Clothing Care

Presumably you have all the things you need to properly take care of your shoes (cedar trees, conditioners and cleaners,…

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Q and Answer: What Method of Lacing Should You Use for Shoes?

April 26, 2012

Q And Answer: What Method Of Lacing Should You Use For Shoes?

Samuel writes us to ask: Is there a proper method to lace shoes? I’ve noticed that some men lace them in…

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“Nice Stuff, But Not for Me”

April 19, 2012

“Nice Stuff, But Not For Me”

One of the most important skills you can learn as you develop your own sense of style is how to…

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Q and Answer: Can I Get Bedbugs From Used Clothes on eBay?

April 16, 2012

Q And Answer: Can I Get Bedbugs From Used Clothes On EBay?

Dwight asks: What is the risk of getting bedbugs from an eBay purchase and what are the proper steps to…

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Put This On Season 2 Episode 2: Thrifting with Street Etiquette

April 11, 2012

Put This On Season 2 Episode 2: Thrifting With Street Etiquette

Put This On host Jesse Thorn goes thrift store shopping for menswear with Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs, the proprietors…

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Q & Answer: Fused vs. Canvassed Jacketing (And Is Fusing Glue?)

March 26, 2012

Q & Answer: Fused Vs. Canvassed Jacketing (And Is Fusing Glue?)

Wes writes: I was checking out a Joseph Abboud blazer at Syd Jerome here in Chicago. I inquired about the…

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Boning Up on Shells

March 19, 2012

Boning Up On Shells

My go to shoes for rainy days are these shell cordovan boots by Brooks Brothers. Shell cordovan is wonderful at…

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Put This On Season 2, Episode 1: The Melting Pot

March 14, 2012

Put This On Season 2, Episode 1: The Melting Pot

Q & Answer: How to Fold and Pack a Suit In our Q & Answer segment, find out how to…

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Q and Answer: What’s that little loop above my trouser fly for?

March 12, 2012

Q And Answer: What’s That Little Loop Above My Trouser Fly For?

Andrew asks: A recent post, Spotted: Incotex at Daffy’s, mentioned a “belt prong loop above the fly”. What is this…

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