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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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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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Bulling Shoes

March 7, 2012

Bulling Shoes

Every once in a while, I like to bull my shoes. Bulling refers to a shoe polishing technique that results…

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Q and Answer: What Should I Get for My Second Pair of Dress Trousers?

March 1, 2012

Q And Answer: What Should I Get For My Second Pair Of Dress Trousers?

Chris writes: I mostly wear jeans and chinos, but I’m slowly working my way towards a more work-appropriate wardrobe. As such,…

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The Black Tie Shoe That’s Good For Something Else

February 23, 2012

The Black Tie Shoe That’s Good For Something Else

Kent Wang just announced a new shoe, a black plain toe balmoral (pictured to the left, above). In keeping with…

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Q and Answer: The Partially-Lined Blazer

February 9, 2012

Q And Answer: The Partially-Lined Blazer

Layton writes: I recently bought a Paul Stuart tweed blazer on eBay. I’m happy with the way it looks on…

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Go Easy on the Wax

February 8, 2012

Go Easy On The Wax

I recently bought a new pair of Crockett and Jones Belgraves from a seller I found online. I was able…

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Strategic Frugality

February 6, 2012

Strategic Frugality

If you’re just starting to build a better wardrobe, funds can be limited, so it’s good to know where you…

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