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Jazz Style Behind the Scenes: Photographs of Milt Hinton

July 19, 2019

Jazz Style Behind The Scenes: Photographs Of Milt Hinton

Good style rarely happens in a vacuum — you can build personal style, but when it comes to icon status,…

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More Hot Bike Commute Tips

August 9, 2016

More Hot Bike Commute Tips

After our recent post on bike commuting and style, reader Emptym from Styleforum got in touch to make some additional…

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David Bowie’s First Stage Costume

January 13, 2016

David Bowie’s First Stage Costume

How did you dress when you were 15? At that age David Bowie joined the Kon-rads as a saxophonist and…

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Artist Geoff McFetridge on style and DIY pants

September 16, 2015

Artist Geoff McFetridge On Style And DIY Pants

Artist Geoff McFetridge on style and DIY pants, via GQ: I’m really specific about the clothes I wear. It matters…

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Heems on style icons in an interview for <i>Paper</i>

June 2, 2015

Heems On Style Icons In An Interview For Paper

“I mean, every Indian man above the age of sixty-five –  or every Pakistani or Afghani man above the age…

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Maybe style has become ridiculously isolating these days

January 10, 2013

Maybe Style Has Become Ridiculously Isolating These Days

Maybe style has become ridiculously isolating these days. This is especially true for men, I think. And I don’t know…

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Necessary & Sufficient

October 29, 2012

Necessary & Sufficient

100_-fashion-style-with-jesse-thorn On the podcast Necessary & Sufficient, host Evan Forman sends his guests an envelope containing two index cards, each…

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“Nice Stuff, But Not for Me”

April 19, 2012

“Nice Stuff, But Not For Me”

One of the most important skills you can learn as you develop your own sense of style is how to…

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Season 2, Episode 2: PTO Place: Jay Kos

April 11, 2012

Season 2, Episode 2: PTO Place: Jay Kos

From Put This On Season 2, Episode 2, a profile of New York menswear retailer Jay Kos. Kos is known…

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On Writing and Dressing Well

March 8, 2012

On Writing And Dressing Well

For my day job, I teach college courses on economic development. My students are smart, but many come to college…

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<em>Fashion</em>, August 1899

February 28, 2012

Fashion, August 1899

The conspicuously well dressed man is not a well dressed man at all, but merely a block for displaying the…

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Avoiding Buyer’s Regret

February 1, 2012

Avoiding Buyer’s Regret

When you’re shopping for clothes, there are probably a dozen or more variables to consider before you make a purchase….

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