Ten Great Sneakers for Spring

April 5, 2018

Ten Great Sneakers For Spring

The weather is starting to heat up again in California, reminding me it’s almost time for camp collar shirts and…

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What’s Worth Shopping for Online Versus in Person

March 29, 2018

What’s Worth Shopping For Online Versus In Person

Browsing a site like Mr. Porter, with multiple, clear photos of nearly every item (on a model! with other clothes!), measurements,…

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Flyin’ the Flannel: A Comparison of Five Affordable Gray Flannel Trousers

March 15, 2018

Flyin’ The Flannel: A Comparison Of Five Affordable Gray Flannel Trousers

No one wants to be a flâneur anymore. It sounds too dandy, too affected. Even if the idea of strolling…

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Velvet Draped the Oscars

March 7, 2018

Velvet Draped The Oscars

Trends in formalwear move at a glacial pace, as there’s only so much one can do with traditional black tie,…

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Q & Answer: Can Undershirts Show?

March 5, 2018

Q & Answer: Can Undershirts Show?

Jason writes to ask: Jesse recently said on his podcast that undershirts shouldn’t show. Is this a view shared by other PTO…

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Q & Answer: Office Appropriate Backpacks?

February 12, 2018

Q & Answer: Office Appropriate Backpacks?

Kai writes: I’ve been using briefcases for years now, and I have a really nice one from Linjer. Unfortunately age (or…

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The Best Online Resource for Cleaning Questions

January 29, 2018

The Best Online Resource For Cleaning Questions

The blessing and curse of the internet is that anyone can put up information. That’s why online guides on how…

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Ten Stages of Grief When You Find Moth Holes

January 16, 2018

Ten Stages Of Grief When You Find Moth Holes

Our friend Edwin has a great post this morning on what to do when you find moth holes. He lists the…

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Too Cheap to Be True: What’s Behind Those Instagram Clothing Ads

January 10, 2018

Too Cheap To Be True: What’s Behind Those Instagram Clothing Ads

For the Atlantic, Alexis Madrigal writes about his experience buying a camel-colored coat after seeing an ad for it pop up…

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Guide to Buying a Good Aran Sweater

January 8, 2018

Guide To Buying A Good Aran Sweater

In his book, The Aran Islands, John Millington Synge wrote about the set of three islands located off the west of…

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#PTOman Highlights: NYE Black Tie Edition

January 5, 2018

#PTOman Highlights: NYE Black Tie Edition

Our Instagram followers are some stylish people, so once a week, we like to bring you some highlights from our…

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Dark, Tonal Dressing for the Holidays

December 21, 2017

Dark, Tonal Dressing For The Holidays

The holidays are a great time for dressing up, but not everyone has the opportunity to wear a tuxedo for…

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Five Suggestions for Buying Better Sweaters

December 13, 2017

Five Suggestions For Buying Better Sweaters

I love good knitwear. Chunky, heavy-gauge sweaters, plush merinos, and various neckline styles, from crew to turtlenecks. This year has…

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How to Handle the Holidays in Style

December 7, 2017

How To Handle The Holidays In Style

The holidays can be stressful between weather turning sour, relatives reheating some bad blood, and just about anything the involves…

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Guide to Getting Good Gloves this Winter

December 6, 2017

Guide To Getting Good Gloves This Winter

Good gloves are often worth the money. If you trust yourself not to lose a pair in a bar or…

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