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Q and Answer: Corduroy Critters

October 24, 2010

Q And Answer: Corduroy Critters

Andy from Minneapolis asks: How should I approach embroidered corduroys?  Are they just for kids? Embroidered corduroys, like their cousin,…

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Q and Answer: Bed Bugs and Vintage Clothing

October 24, 2010

Q And Answer: Bed Bugs And Vintage Clothing

Zachary asks:  I live in New York, and you may have heard we’re having a bit of a bed bug…

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Q and Answer: Purple Pants

October 18, 2010

Q And Answer: Purple Pants

No one wrote to ask: Jesse, are you wearing purple corduroy pants today? Yes, I am.  And also: red socks.

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Q and Answer: Why does wool get shiny?

October 14, 2010

Q And Answer: Why Does Wool Get Shiny?

Rob asks: Why do wool pants and suits get shiny over time? Is there any way to prevent/correct this? I…

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Q and Answer: Contrast Cuffs and Collar

October 13, 2010

Q And Answer: Contrast Cuffs And Collar

Sascha writes to ask: What are your thoughts on contrasting cuffs and collars?  What’s the tradition behind this? When a…

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Q and Answer: Cowboy Boots?

October 12, 2010

Q And Answer: Cowboy Boots?

Josh writes (succinctly): Cowboy boots? The short answer is: if you have to ask, no. If you’re a cowboy, or…

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Q and Answer: Release The Vents

October 11, 2010

Q And Answer: Release The Vents

Joel writes: Recently my girlfriend tried to tell me that the little pieces of thread that hold the flaps on…

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Q and Answer: How Should I Dress in the Rain?

October 11, 2010

Q And Answer: How Should I Dress In The Rain?

Steve writes: I live in Vancouver; can you suggest how I should dress for the rain? The answer is yes. …

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Q and Answer: Should My Pants Have Pleats?

October 6, 2010

Q And Answer: Should My Pants Have Pleats?

David writes: What’s the story on pleated pants? I keep thinking they are outmoded, but is that so? I’ve got…

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Q and Answer: How Do I Wash My Sweaters?

October 4, 2010

Q And Answer: How Do I Wash My Sweaters?

Conor writes to ask: I’m a big fan of wool jumpers (or sweaters I guess?) and cardigans. A lot of…

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Buying and using a clothes brush

September 29, 2010

Buying And Using A Clothes Brush

Buying and using a clothes brush

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Q and Answer: What’s Wrong with a Black Suit?

September 28, 2010

Q And Answer: What’s Wrong With A Black Suit?

Aliotsy writes to ask: I was wondering: what’s wrong with black suits? There are times and places for black suits,…

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Cary Grant and Sophia Loren

September 24, 2010

Cary Grant And Sophia Loren

hedda-hopper: Cary Grant and Sophia Loren Dress in proper black tie, and perhaps this will happen to you.

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Q and Answer: How Do I Tuck My Shirt In?

September 15, 2010

Q And Answer: How Do I Tuck My Shirt In?

Alex writes: I struggle to properly tuck my shirt in, and it takes a bit to get it just right….

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Q and Answer: Short Sleeve Shirt and a Sweater?

September 14, 2010

Q And Answer: Short Sleeve Shirt And A Sweater?

Johnny asks: What do you think about using short sleeve dress shirts for layering, say under a sweater?  I love…

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