A Service Directory for Cleaning and Repairing Clothes

February 29, 2016

A Service Directory For Cleaning And Repairing Clothes

There’s no way around it – no matter how expensive or well-made, all clothes are susceptible to staining, tearing, and…

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Allen Edmonds’ Wedding Promotion

February 25, 2016

Allen Edmonds’ Wedding Promotion

Allen Edmonds rolled out a nice promotion yesterday that allows grooms to say “I do” in a pair of well-made shoes….

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Q and Answer: Where to Find Higher-Rise Trousers <i>without </i>Pleats?

February 11, 2016

Q And Answer: Where To Find Higher-Rise Trousers without Pleats?

Following up on my post about high-rise, pleated trousers, a reader asks: “Any advice on where to find unpleated/ flat front…

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Q & Answer: Darts vs. Side Seams

January 4, 2016

Q & Answer: Darts Vs. Side Seams

Ken writes to ask: I know you can slim a shirt down by either taking it in at the sides…

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Real People: Doing It Up on New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2015

Real People: Doing It Up On New Year’s Eve

putthison: There’s no better opportunity to wear black tie than New Year’s Eve, when having the right clothes can give…

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The Black Tie Alternative: A Black Tie

December 31, 2015

The Black Tie Alternative: A Black Tie

The Chippendales know – sometimes all you need to start a party is a black bow tie and some champagne. …

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Where Can I Find a Pair of Jeans That’s Like …

December 14, 2015

Where Can I Find A Pair Of Jeans That’s Like …

Every once in a while, a reader will email us and ask if we can recommend a pair of jeans….

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Q & Answer: The Whats and Whys of Unsanforized

December 10, 2015

Q & Answer: The Whats And Whys Of Unsanforized

Jimmy writes to ask: I’ve taken the plunge into raw, selvedge denim (which I really like) and I’m thinking about trying…

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Preventing Spotting on Shell Cordovan

December 7, 2015

Preventing Spotting On Shell Cordovan

I’m a big fan of wearing shell cordovan on rainy days. In addition to being a beautiful, lustrous leather, shell…

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Dealing with Stains This Holiday Season

November 23, 2015

Dealing With Stains This Holiday Season

Who doesn’t like a holiday party, with all the good food, drinks, and friends? (Sometimes also family members, but likely…

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How to Press a Suit Jacket or Sport Coat

November 5, 2015

How To Press A Suit Jacket Or Sport Coat

Simon Crompton has been working on a very useful video series on how to take care your tailored garments. The…

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How to Get the Smell Out of Vintage Clothing

November 4, 2015

How To Get The Smell Out Of Vintage Clothing

Sometimes authenticity can be a little too authentic. A few months ago, I bought a used double-rider off eBay, which…

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Fall Textures on Any Budget

October 29, 2015

Fall Textures On Any Budget

Perfect casual clothes for hanging out in the neighborhood? Shetland sweaters with oxford-cloth button-downs, corduroys, and suede shoes. Heavy Tweed…

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A Buyer’s Guide to Barbour

October 26, 2015

A Buyer’s Guide To Barbour

It’s been five years since Barbour came into fashion with the rise of the heritage trend. Despite them being a…

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Q & Answer: Fear and Clothing (aka How to Take Care of Your Suede Shoes)

October 22, 2015

Q & Answer: Fear And Clothing (aka How To Take Care Of Your Suede Shoes)

Nathan writes: I recently bought a pair of Alden unlined chukkas as a graduation present for myself. The process wasn’t…

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