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Q and Answer: What Size Overcoat Should I Wear?

December 20, 2011

Q And Answer: What Size Overcoat Should I Wear?

William asks: If I wear a 38 regular blazer, what size overcoat should I be looking for? You should look…

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Q and Answer: How Formal Are Bow Ties?

December 13, 2011

Q And Answer: How Formal Are Bow Ties?

Ken asks: Is a bow tie more, less, or equally as formal as a long tie, or does formality depend…

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Q and Answer: How Should You Store Your Shoe Care Supplies?

November 29, 2011

Q And Answer: How Should You Store Your Shoe Care Supplies?

Matt writes to ask: Can you suggest a kit or supply chest for shoe care products? Ethan Desu once wrote something…

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Vox Sartoria takes on the issue of formal pumps with black tie

November 29, 2011

Vox Sartoria Takes On The Issue Of Formal Pumps With Black Tie

Vox Sartoria takes on the issue of formal pumps with black tie. I’ve worn both oxfords and pumps with black…

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Q and Answer: Can I Wear a Tie and a Button-Down Collar?

November 28, 2011

Q And Answer: Can I Wear A Tie And A Button-Down Collar?

Matthew asks: I’ll often wear a knit tie with a button-down collar.  I figure, a casual tie for a casual…

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Q and Answer: How Should You Protect Your Suede Shoes?

November 14, 2011

Q And Answer: How Should You Protect Your Suede Shoes?

Brett writes to ask: I have a pair of suede plain-toe bluchers coming from Alden.  What do you do, if…

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Q and Answer: What’s the Difference Between Chukka Boots and Desert Boots?

November 3, 2011

Q And Answer: What’s The Difference Between Chukka Boots And Desert Boots?

Derek writes to ask: What’s the difference between Chukkas and Desert Boots?  They seem to be all the rage right…

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Some more tips on seasonal storage

October 27, 2011

Some More Tips On Seasonal Storage

Park & Bond asked me to write some more tips on seasonal storage, so I put something together. Check it…

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Don't Dry Clean Sweaters.

October 24, 2011

Don’t Dry Clean Sweaters.

Please. Just hand wash them. Every few months, if they need it.

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Q and Answer: Which Shirt Cuff Button Do I Use?

October 19, 2011

Q And Answer: Which Shirt Cuff Button Do I Use?

Brandon asks: I was wondering which button to use on a barrel cuff shirt.  There are two buttons to fasten…

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Here’s a tip

October 18, 2011

Here’s A Tip

Try doing your shoe shopping after 3pm. Feet swell after a bit of walking, so by trying on shoes in…

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Q and Answer: What Makes a Quality Men’s Hat?

October 13, 2011

Q And Answer: What Makes A Quality Men’s Hat?

Ian writes: Your posts have repeatedly stressed the importance of quality hats, and explained that it’s very hard to find…

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Q and Answer: How Should I Hang Up My Pants?

October 12, 2011

Q And Answer: How Should I Hang Up My Pants?

Josh from Austin asks: How the heck should I hang up my pants? There’s tons of different options (folded over…

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Q and Answer: Should I Wear a Sweater with a Suit?

October 10, 2011

Q And Answer: Should I Wear A Sweater With A Suit?

Peter asks: As the weather gets cooler, but still too warm for topcoats, do you think it’s appropriate/advisable to layer…

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Q and Answer: Ten In-Between Shoes

October 7, 2011

Q And Answer: Ten In-Between Shoes

Matt asks: I need a new pair of shoes!  What I have right now is either too casual (a sneaker)…

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