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Q and Answer: Should You Get It At Ross?

November 4, 2010

Q And Answer: Should You Get It At Ross?

Dieter asks: How do you feel about off-price stores like TJ Maxx, Marshalls, and Ross?  Is it worth the effort?…

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Q and Answer: What’s a Country of Origin Worth?

November 2, 2010

Q And Answer: What’s A Country Of Origin Worth?

Greg writes to ask: I was wondering if you could help with county of origin labels. Notably, is there a…

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Q and Answer: Where Do I Put My Cell Phone?

November 1, 2010

Q And Answer: Where Do I Put My Cell Phone?

Eric writes: I’m always in a quandary about what to do with my cell phone.  Other sites say to never…

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Q and Answer: Can I Wear a Bow Tie to a Wedding?

October 27, 2010

Q And Answer: Can I Wear A Bow Tie To A Wedding?

Maria asks: I will be attending a wedding fairly soon and was thinking of wearing a bow-tie instead of a…

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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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