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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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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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