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The Advantage of Simple Colors

October 19, 2016

The Advantage Of Simple Colors

There’s a guy on StyleForum who likes to give me heck for wearing simple colors. According to him, my choices…

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Short Suit Jackets Look Terrible

October 13, 2016

Short Suit Jackets Look Terrible

We mostly write about classic men’s style here at Put This On, but we’re not sticklers about it. Pete likes…

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Stop Wearing Suits Like This

September 15, 2016

Stop Wearing Suits Like This

I’d like to think that I have a reasonably healthy view on rules. Like Pete, I think rules change over…

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Affordable DoubleDuty Suits

August 11, 2016

Affordable DoubleDuty Suits

After our post yesterday about the DoubleDuty Suit – a dark, navy suit where the jacket can be worn as…

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What Should You Get for Your First Suit?

August 10, 2016

What Should You Get For Your First Suit?

There are a lot of articles about what you should get for your first suit. Maybe more than the number…

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Breathability > Material

August 4, 2016

Breathability > Material

There are a lot of things to look for in a perfect summer jacket – the weight of the material;…

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My Favorite Thing: Sid Mashburn

July 12, 2016

My Favorite Thing: Sid Mashburn

My Favorite Thing is a column where Put This On asks stylish, interesting, and otherwise cool people to name their…

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Bindle & Keep: Suits without the Gender Baggage of Traditional Men’s Tailoring

June 17, 2016

Bindle & Keep: Suits Without The Gender Baggage Of Traditional Men’s Tailoring

We talk a lot about the finer points of tailoring on Put This On—what fabrics are out there, how a suit…

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Going Shoulder to Shoulder: A Look at Three Different Shoulder Constructions

March 31, 2016

Going Shoulder To Shoulder: A Look At Three Different Shoulder Constructions

Torsten from Journal of Style recently commissioned three different suits from three different tailors. Their basic stylistic points are the…

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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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Let It Out: What to Do When You’ve Gone <i>Too</i> Slim

January 27, 2016

Let It Out: What To Do When You’ve Gone Too Slim

Men’s fashion coming out of the ‘90s was all about slimming the silhouette from the broader and baggier looks that…

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How to Cut a Double-Breasted Jacket

January 25, 2016

How To Cut A Double-Breasted Jacket

I don’t really have a need for a double-breasted suit. In California’s casual culture, wearing a single-breasted is already hard…

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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 Look After Your Suit

October 21, 2015

How To Look After Your Suit

Savile Row tailor Richard Anderson and Permanent Style’s Simon Crompton go over some of the basics of how to look…

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“That’s the right length”

July 10, 2015

“That’s The Right Length”

“What does a person who knows a good suit say when trying on a suit at the tailor’s? “That’s the…

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