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Building an Affordable Neckwear Collection

February 6, 2014

Building An Affordable Neckwear Collection

If you want to build a necktie wardrobe for not too much money, there’s no better place to start than…

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Alternative Markets

January 25, 2014

Alternative Markets

If you purchase your clothes online (and you probably do), you’re aware that the online marketplace for clothing–sure, for everything–has…

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Where to Shop in San Francisco

December 13, 2013

Where To Shop In San Francisco

Earlier this year, StyleForum asked if I could put together a “menswear shopping map” for San Francisco. That is, all…

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Updated Backpacks

December 2, 2013

Updated Backpacks

Put This On is on record as against backpacks with suits (a position I stand by–it usually looks silly and…

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Shopping Japan

November 19, 2013

Shopping Japan

Although, technically, legal trade between the United States and Japan has been going on since the 1850s, and Americans and…

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Where To Look First for a Suit (Part Two)

October 24, 2013

Where To Look First For A Suit (Part Two)

Finding the right suit can be really difficult if you’re not familiar with the terrain. And even when you are,…

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Where To Look First for a Suit (Part One)

October 23, 2013

Where To Look First For A Suit (Part One)

Far and away, the most common question I get in my inbox is: “Where should I go to buy a…

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When You Need It NOW! (You Shoulda Got It THEN!)

August 1, 2013

When You Need It NOW! (You Shoulda Got It THEN!)

A huge portion of the emails I get at Put This On are about men who NEED IT NOW! They’ve…

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The New Yorker: The End of Saks As We Know It

July 31, 2013

The New Yorker: The End Of Saks As We Know It

The New Yorker: The End of Saks As We Know It Amy Merrick of The New Yorker asks how luxury…

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Buying Vegan

July 18, 2013

Buying Vegan

Every once in a while, I’ll get an email from a reader who – whether for ethical, religious, or some…

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Thoughts on Buying Good Sweaters

November 19, 2012

Thoughts On Buying Good Sweaters

The best time to purchase sweaters is at the end of the season, when the fall/ winter stock gets discounted…

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Why You’re Unlikely to Tell Between a Fused and Half-Canvassed Jacket

November 14, 2012

Why You’re Unlikely To Tell Between A Fused And Half-Canvassed Jacket

Tailor Jeffery Diduch, who maintains the rather illuminating blog Tutto Fatto a Mano, was nice enough to contact us a…

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Check Out the Best

October 10, 2012

Check Out The Best

If you happen to live near a high-quality men’s clothing store, I encourage you to drop by it sometime, even…

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Classics for the Unsure and Indecisive

September 19, 2012

Classics For The Unsure And Indecisive

I was trying to decide the other day whether I should buy a certain pair of brogues from a Hungarian…

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Don’t Shop Aimlessly; Have a Plan

July 26, 2012

Don’t Shop Aimlessly; Have A Plan

If I could only give three pieces of advice to a budding clothing enthusiast, they would be: find a good…

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