Filter:

Q and Answer: Living With Fashion

August 19, 2010

Q And Answer: Living With Fashion

Chris from Phoenix writes: I have some philosophical questions for you.  The style you promote just happens to be something…

Read More »

Q and Answer: Choosing an Engagement Ring

August 17, 2010

Q And Answer: Choosing An Engagement Ring

A reader (whose name will not be disclosed for obvious reasons) writes: I understand that Put This On is primarily…

Read More »

David Mitchell on black tie

August 14, 2010

David Mitchell On Black Tie

Let’s try this again.  David Mitchell on black tie. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

Read More »

The great advantages of black tie

August 11, 2010

The Great Advantages Of Black Tie

The always-charming David Mitchell on the great advantages of black tie. (Thanks, Richard.) (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

Read More »

STYLE CELEBRITIES: THEY’RE JUST LIKE YOU!

August 1, 2010

STYLE CELEBRITIES: THEY’RE JUST LIKE YOU!

THEIR MOMS HAVE GARDENS. THEY GO TO WEDDINGS. THEIR WIFE INSISTS THEY TAKE A PICTURE OF THEIR OUTFIT BECAUSE THEY…

Read More »

What tie knot(s) should I use and when should I use them?

July 30, 2010

What Tie Knot(s) Should I Use And When Should I Use Them?

Q and Answer: How Should I Tie My Tie? You should use the four-in-hand knot.  It suits any type of…

Read More »

Q and Answer: What’s the Difference Between a Suit Jacket and an Odd Jacket or Sportcoat?

July 12, 2010

Q And Answer: What’s The Difference Between A Suit Jacket And An Odd Jacket Or Sportcoat?

Mike from Michigan asks: You shouldn’t wear a suit jacket without its matching pants. I understand the rule, but why?…

Read More »

Q and Answer: Wrinkle-Free Shirts?

July 5, 2010

Q And Answer: Wrinkle-Free Shirts?

Dan in Baghdad writes: What is your thought on wrinkle free shirts?  Personally I’m not a big fan:  First, they’re…

Read More »

Q and Answer: The Formality of a Rubber Watch Band

July 3, 2010

Q And Answer: The Formality Of A Rubber Watch Band

James asks: I’ve been concerned recently about the occasions on which it is appropriate to wear my current wristwatch. The…

Read More »

Q and Answer: The Matter of Socks

July 2, 2010

Q And Answer: The Matter Of Socks

Jason asks: For years I’ve been buying discount and department store socks and I think I’ve finally hit a critical…

Read More »

Simon Crompton in his wedding suit

June 21, 2010

Simon Crompton In His Wedding Suit

How lovely does Simon Crompton, from Permanent Style, look in his wedding suit? This is relatively informal wedding attire for…

Read More »

Q and Answer: When can I wear seersucker?

June 2, 2010

Q And Answer: When Can I Wear Seersucker?

Sam writes: I know the traditional advice that one should only wear a seersucker suit after Memorial Day, but I’m…

Read More »

Q and Answer: Treating Crotch Blowout

June 1, 2010

Q And Answer: Treating Crotch Blowout

“Crotchless in Chicago” writes:  After watching your excellent episode on denim, I decided to try out your recommendations on wearing…

Read More »

Q and Answer: Laundering Dress Shirts

June 1, 2010

Q And Answer: Laundering Dress Shirts

Nick asks: Quick question for you. Since it’s the summer time, my dress shirts usually need washing after one wear…

Read More »