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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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Q and Answer: Can I Repair Frayed Shirt Collars and Cuffs?

February 6, 2012

Q And Answer: Can I Repair Frayed Shirt Collars And Cuffs?

David asks: I do a lot of thrifting button-down shirts. Sometimes I’ll get attached to a shirt even if it’s…

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Avoiding Buyer’s Regret

February 1, 2012

Avoiding Buyer’s Regret

When you’re shopping for clothes, there are probably a dozen or more variables to consider before you make a purchase….

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Q and Answer: What Kind of Shoes are Best for Snowy Days?

January 5, 2012

Q And Answer: What Kind Of Shoes Are Best For Snowy Days?

David asks: Is it OK to wear leather soled shoes through the snow, or should I really get Dainite? If you’re…

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I once wore black tie to a “gala” theater opening

December 25, 2011

I Once Wore Black Tie To A “gala” Theater Opening

I once wore black tie to a “gala” theater opening, and literally four different people asked if my wife and…

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