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Q and Answer: What's With the Weird Buttoning System on Men's Trousers?

November 24, 2009

Q And Answer: What’s With The Weird Buttoning System On Men’s Trousers?

Abby writes from snowy Canada: my boyfriend bought a vintage ralph lauren tweed suit on ebay but only the jacket…

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Q and Answer: Brass or Horn Buttons on a Navy Sport Coat?

November 23, 2009

Q And Answer: Brass Or Horn Buttons On A Navy Sport Coat?

Jordan writes: I just bought a navy blue blazer from a thrift store.  The blazer came with old brass buttons…

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Q and Answer: What to Wear in College?

November 19, 2009

Q And Answer: What To Wear In College?

Sam writes: Having (relatively) recently graduated high school, I have decided that I have crossed the threshold into adulthood, and…

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Clothes for the Differently-bodied Man

November 19, 2009

Clothes For The Differently-bodied Man

We get quite a bit of mail from men of unconventional stature asking us where to go and what to…

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Q and Answer: How Should I Size My Raw Denim?

November 18, 2009

Q And Answer: How Should I Size My Raw Denim?

Andrew writes: I saw your first video, and fell in love with the idea of buying raw denim.  The problem…

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Q and Answer: What's Up with Gilt?

November 18, 2009

Q And Answer: What’s Up With Gilt?

Brian writes: I wanted to get your opinion on the “flash sale” online retailers peddling bargain luxury, such as Gilt.com. …

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Q and Answer: Recommendable Umbrella?

November 18, 2009

Q And Answer: Recommendable Umbrella?

Matt writes: It’s going to start raining soon. I’m wondering if you could recommend where I could purchase a quality…

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Q and Answer: Recommendable Black Shoes?

November 17, 2009

Q And Answer: Recommendable Black Shoes?

Matt writes: I must thank your blog for filling a gap in my life I didn’t know existed.  I am…

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Q and Answer: Altering Trousers and a Vest

November 16, 2009

Q And Answer: Altering Trousers And A Vest

Alan writes to ask:I bought a nice vintage suit on eBay a little while ago. The jacket fits nicely (although…

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Q and Answer: What to Wear with Black Jeans?

November 14, 2009

Q And Answer: What To Wear With Black Jeans?

Eric writes: My problem seems almost too basic. I am having a problem finding a good pair of shoes for…

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Q and Answer: Sourcing Longer Ties

November 13, 2009

Q And Answer: Sourcing Longer Ties

Sam writes: I’m tall. 6’3″ or so. I like the look of a thicker knot in a necktie for some…

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Q and Answer: Basic Shoe Care

November 11, 2009

Q And Answer: Basic Shoe Care

Alvin writes: I keep having issues dealing with wear on my brown leather shoes.  Specifically the toes. On the first…

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Tips and Tricks

November 10, 2009

Tips And Tricks

If you don’t have the money for a fancy watch, but you’re still looking for something with a little more…

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My mother spent several years as a textile conservator

November 4, 2009

My Mother Spent Several Years As A Textile Conservator

My mother spent several years as a textile conservator.  It was her job to clean and preserve fabrics of all…

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Q & Answer: Matching Socks to Shoes

November 4, 2009

Q & Answer: Matching Socks To Shoes

Chris S. writes: What considerations are necessary in the cuff/sock/shoe colour/pattern decsisionmaking flowchart? A good question, Chris. We can start…

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