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Q and Answer: Matching Shoe Colors with Pants Colors

May 24, 2010

Q And Answer: Matching Shoe Colors With Pants Colors

Adam writes: Is it acceptable to wear dark colored slacks with dark brown shoes and a brown belt?  Usually I…

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If Zach can wear proper black tie with a self-tied bow, so can you

May 18, 2010

If Zach Can Wear Proper Black Tie With A Self-tied Bow, So Can You

If Zach can wear proper black tie with a self-tied bow, so can you. (OK, pedants, he’s wearing a black…

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Q and Answer: How do I make too-big shoes fit?

May 18, 2010

Q And Answer: How Do I Make Too-big Shoes Fit?

Peter writes: I recently bought a pair of work boots that are a little too big (actually a lot because…

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Q and Answer: How to Care for a Leather Bag

May 15, 2010

Q And Answer: How To Care For A Leather Bag

An anonymous emailer asks: I’ve got a leather shoulder bag that I use a lot. how should I be maintaining…

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Q and Answer: Pre-Owned Shoes

May 14, 2010

Q And Answer: Pre-Owned Shoes

Aliotsy asks: Where do you draw the line on whether or not a pre-owned shoe is too worn to be…

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Q and Answer: Flip Flops

May 14, 2010

Q And Answer: Flip Flops

Brian writes: Wearing flip-flops is gross and looks childish; I know this, you know this. A lot of people, though,…

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Q and Answer: Short-Sleeved Dress Shirts

April 29, 2010

Q And Answer: Short-Sleeved Dress Shirts

Clifford asks: My new question for you is, what are your thoughts on short sleeve dress shirts for the hotter…

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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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