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Q and Answer: Protecting Shoe Soles

April 28, 2010

Q And Answer: Protecting Shoe Soles

A reader writes: I have quite an annoying problem that cause my shoe heals to wear unevenly, favoring the outside…

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Q and Answer: Suede and Water

April 28, 2010

Q And Answer: Suede And Water

Avi writes:  I recently picked up a pair of Clarks Dessert Boots, of the Oakwood Suede variety. Continuing your recent…

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Q and Answer: Can Pleats Be Removed From Pants?

April 26, 2010

Q And Answer: Can Pleats Be Removed From Pants?

James writes: I have two suits that I bought on sale a few years ago.  I still love the fabric…

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Q and Answer: Episode 2 Followups

April 23, 2010

Q And Answer: Episode 2 Followups

Amar writes: Where can I get some of the shoe care items (like polish and conditioner) that you show in…

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Q and Answer: Belts

April 22, 2010

Q And Answer: Belts

Eric writes: I understand that a belt should be roughly the same color as the shoes it is paired with…

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Q and Answer: Clothing for the Field

April 19, 2010

Q And Answer: Clothing For The Field

Michael asks: I’m a biology student and as my classes become more advanced, more field work becomes involved. This means…

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Q and Answer: The Law School Gift

April 15, 2010

Q And Answer: The Law School Gift

Claire writes: My little brother is graduating from law school next month and I’d like to get him something practical…

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Q and Answer: Dressing for the IT Crowd

April 14, 2010

Q And Answer: Dressing For The IT Crowd

Jake’s sad story reads thusly: I work in the IT department for a fairly large company.  Compared to the amount…

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Q and Answer: Mixing Fall and Spring

April 13, 2010

Q And Answer: Mixing Fall And Spring

Clifford writes: Is it okay to wear clothes designated for the Fall during the colder Spring days?  This is the…

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Q and Answer: What To Wear To A Summer Wedding?

April 12, 2010

Q And Answer: What To Wear To A Summer Wedding?

Stephan asks: I’m attending a few weddings this summer (one in Stockholm, the other in Windsor [Canada]), and am looking…

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Q and Answer: Can A Tailor Make It Bigger?

April 9, 2010

Q And Answer: Can A Tailor Make It Bigger?

Mike writes: This week, while doing a little vintage shopping at my local thrift store, I discovered a sharp Harris…

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Q and Answer: Outlet Malls

April 8, 2010

Q And Answer: Outlet Malls

Michael writes:  I was wondering if you could post some tips on outlet shopping. Do you think they are worth…

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Perfect black tie form

April 7, 2010

Perfect Black Tie Form

This gentleman, who prefers to be known as “CMM,” demonstrates for us perfect black tie form.  Double-breasted coat (for a…

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Q and Answer: What Facial Hair Should I Wear?

April 6, 2010

Q And Answer: What Facial Hair Should I Wear?

Ian writes: What constitutes appropriate facial hair? I’ve been sporting a goatee (just the chin, the mustache addition is the…

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Q and Answer: Finding a Tailor

April 6, 2010

Q And Answer: Finding A Tailor

Justin writes: I just finished reading your latest post about the money spent at a tailor.  My brother and I…

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