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July 31, 2011

“Love”

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Photos taken backstage at the 1989 Oscars

July 12, 2011

Photos Taken Backstage At The 1989 Oscars

This wonderful Flickr set of photos taken backstage at the 1989 Oscars by a photographer named Alan Light is a…

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I’d say this is a pretty solid example of too-long pants, wouldn’t you?

July 8, 2011

I’d Say This Is A Pretty Solid Example Of Too-long Pants, Wouldn’t You?

Bill sent us this wedding photo, which I’ve cropped to protect the guilty. I’d say this is a pretty solid…

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PTO reader Matt

July 8, 2011

PTO Reader Matt

PTO reader Matt writes: I just got married a few weeks ago. I was 100% clueless about what to wear…

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Q and Answer: What is the meaning of numbered fabrics?

June 22, 2011

Q And Answer: What Is The Meaning Of Numbered Fabrics?

An anonymous reader asks: Would you briefly explain the meaning of numbered fabrics (like super 150’s, 120’s, etc)? I’ve never seen…

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Hanging to dry is better for your shirts <em>and</em> better for mother nature

June 21, 2011

Hanging To Dry Is Better For Your Shirts and Better For Mother Nature

Hanging to dry is better for your shirts and better for mother nature. If you have a backyard, take advantage…

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Q and Answer: A Striped Jacket with Odd Trousers?

June 18, 2011

Q And Answer: A Striped Jacket With Odd Trousers?

Adam asks: In one of my best thrifting trips yet, I snagged a Brooks Brothers Golden Fleece suit jacket for…

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Q and Answer: The Blue Oxford Cloth Button-Down Shirt

June 15, 2011

Q And Answer: The Blue Oxford Cloth Button-Down Shirt

Nik writes: On the menswear blogs I follow, I always see the blue Oxford button-down as the go-to shirt for…

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Plan Ahead

June 15, 2011

Plan Ahead

Almost every week, I get an email that goes something like this: “I’ve got a (job interview / wedding /…

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Q and Answer: What Color Shoes Should I Wear With a Navy Suit?

June 9, 2011

Q And Answer: What Color Shoes Should I Wear With A Navy Suit?

Peter writes: I was recently given a fantastic vintage navy blue suit from the ‘70s by my father. The only…

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Q and Answer: Why Are Vintage Ties Short?

June 8, 2011

Q And Answer: Why Are Vintage Ties Short?

Eijah writes to ask: For the second time, I found myself with a vintage tie I’d bought online that was…

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Q and Answer: How to Clean a Tie

May 26, 2011

Q And Answer: How To Clean A Tie

Norm writes: I recently bought a lovely cornflower blue silk tie. I first wore it about two weeks ago, but…

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Q and Answer: What About Cheap Ties?

May 24, 2011

Q And Answer: What About Cheap Ties?

Adam writes: You guys always feature really nice, but also really expensive stuff. For ties, you might like to highlight…

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Let this photograph serve as a warning to you

May 19, 2011

Let This Photograph Serve As A Warning To You

Let this photograph serve as a warning to you: when you wear “creative black tie,” this is what you look…

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I need some help finding a durable, comfortable pair of summer shoes

May 18, 2011

I Need Some Help Finding A Durable, Comfortable Pair Of Summer Shoes

I need some help finding a durable, comfortable pair of summer shoes. As to whether they should be fashionable: I…

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