Q and Answer: The Three-Roll-Two

March 10, 2010

Q And Answer: The Three-Roll-Two

Benjamin writes to ask: I inherited a handful of my grandfather’s tasteful suits a few years ago and am slowly…

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We continue our look at real men in real nice clothes

March 3, 2010

We Continue Our Look At Real Men In Real Nice Clothes

We continue our look at real men in real nice clothes with this photo of Barima, who lives in Accra,…

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The beautiful and historic Biltmore Hotel

February 8, 2010

The Beautiful And Historic Biltmore Hotel

Saturday night, I stayed at the beautiful and historic Biltmore Hotel here in Los Angeles.  It was a wonderful experience. …

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Mark McNairy, captured by Mister Mort

February 3, 2010

Mark McNairy, Captured By Mister Mort

Designer Mark McNairy, captured by Mister Mort. Certainly the hyper-short pants and no socks are a bit mannered and faddish…

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Q and Answer: Dressing for a Job Interview

January 29, 2010

Q And Answer: Dressing For A Job Interview

Daniel writes: I’m going on my first interview in many years next week. While I’m certain the range of ‘what…

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January 20, 2010


Colin sends us this picture of his grandfather and a companion on Astoria Boulevard in 1930s Queens.  He also hastens…

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Q and Answer: What to Wear as a Wedding Guest

January 18, 2010

Q And Answer: What To Wear As A Wedding Guest

Philip writes: Dug your post about groom and groomsmen attire. Could we get a complimentary article on what to wear…

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Q and Answer: Hippie Wedding

January 15, 2010

Q And Answer: Hippie Wedding

Michael writes: I am getting married in August, and my partner and I are having trouble finding non-formal attire for…

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Young men can benefit from bespoke clothing

January 10, 2010

Young Men Can Benefit From Bespoke Clothing

Matt at Tweed in the City makes a convincing argument that young men can benefit from bespoke clothing with this…

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A Guide to Men’s Jacket Lapels

January 8, 2010

A Guide To Men’s Jacket Lapels

Many of our readers are style aficionados.  We know too, though, that many are just learning the ropes.  A reader…

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Q and Answer: Wedding Suits

December 31, 2009

Q And Answer: Wedding Suits

Alex writes: My sister is preparing for her wedding next September and is looking for three brown suits for the…

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Q and Answer: Are Suspenders Acceptable?

December 18, 2009

Q And Answer: Are Suspenders Acceptable?

Lars writes: So, here’s my question.  I’m interviewing for a medical residency (the bit of education after you graduate medical…

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Guest Q and Answer: Will Boehlke on the Drape Cut

December 7, 2009

Guest Q And Answer: Will Boehlke On The Drape Cut

Gray writes: I wanted to buy a suit in the style of Cary Grant in Holiday in Rome – I…

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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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Can you tell I like this suit?  BECAUSE I DO.

November 6, 2009

Can You Tell I Like This Suit?  BECAUSE I DO.

George from Beijing in a beautiful gray flannel double-breasted suit.  Flannel has a wonderful combination of softness and weight that…

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