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A Little Bull

April 13, 2015

A Little Bull

Spit shines (otherwise known as bull polishing) can breathe new life into old shoes. The trick is to not overdo…

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Scenes From the Rose Bowl

April 13, 2015

Scenes From The Rose Bowl

My mother’s in town, and since she’s an antiques dealer, that means a trip to the flea market. One of…

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Q & Answer: Keeping Your EDC Stuff Organized

March 25, 2015

Q & Answer: Keeping Your EDC Stuff Organized

Mike emails to ask: Not sure this has to do much with style, but I’m looking to purchase some kind of…

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Want an Affordable Leather Jacket? Go Vintage

March 11, 2015

Want An Affordable Leather Jacket? Go Vintage

Every once in a while, we’ll get an email from a reader asking where can they score a leather jacket…

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Seattle’s Jack Straw Opens Online

March 10, 2015

Seattle’s Jack Straw Opens Online

“In America the distance between wanting something and having it delivered to your living room is not terribly great.” -Gary…

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Q & Answer: Where Do I Find Wide Shoes?

March 6, 2015

Q & Answer: Where Do I Find Wide Shoes?

Jason asks: I have wide feet.  Flipper wide.  My comfortable shoe size varies between makers, but my most comfortable dressy shoes…

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Q & Answer: How to Clean Suede Shoes

March 5, 2015

Q & Answer: How To Clean Suede Shoes

Eric writes: I have an oil stain on some suede oxfords. Happened when I accidentally dropped some food on them….

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Keychains for Guys Who Wear Slim Jeans

March 4, 2015

Keychains For Guys Who Wear Slim Jeans

Let’s admit it: slim, raw denim jeans don’t make for very good carrying space. The back pocket can easily hold…

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How to Get Rid of Pilling

March 2, 2015

How To Get Rid Of Pilling

Nothing makes a sweater look worse than pilling, and the bad news is: no matter the fiber composition or the…

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Oscars’ Best Dressed

February 23, 2015

Oscars’ Best Dressed

“It all sounds very serious and very heavy, I guess, but part of it is to examine our attitudes about…

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Q & Answer: Dyeing Shoes

February 20, 2015

Q & Answer: Dyeing Shoes

jonathangreen asks: I am wondering about dyeing leather shoes. Getting married this summer and wanted green leather shoes – not…

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Could Anything Justify $400 for a Sweatshirt?

February 14, 2015

Could Anything Justify $400 For A Sweatshirt?

In the years I’ve been working on Put This On, I’ve learned to take a gentler stance towards clothing prices….

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Q & Answer: Can a Collar Gap Be Fixed?

February 11, 2015

Q & Answer: Can A Collar Gap Be Fixed?

John writes us to ask: Does a sport coat need to sit close to your neck at all times? I’ve…

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How to Wash a Sweater

February 9, 2015

How To Wash A Sweater

Sweaters don’t have to be washed after every wear, but they do need to be cleaned every so often. I…

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Five Distinctive Non-Fashion Sneakers for $100 or Less

January 29, 2015

Five Distinctive Non-Fashion Sneakers For $100 Or Less

2015 is a good time to like sneakers. Whether you’re into retro styles, designer takes on classic sports shoes, or…

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