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Brighten Up

April 16, 2017

Brighten Up

Smell that? Spring is in the air. As the sunshine peeks from behind clouds and you enjoy a nice picnic…

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Thinking About Sheen

August 8, 2016

Thinking About Sheen

One of the downsides of shopping online is that you can’t easily tell if something has any sheen. Unlike when…

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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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Nine Great Fragrances for Summer

July 28, 2016

Nine Great Fragrances For Summer

It’s been said that scents bring out memories, which is maybe why some men shy away from wearing fragrances. Everyone…

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Mister Mort’s Favorite Summer Item

July 9, 2016

Mister Mort’s Favorite Summer Item

Street style photographer Mister Mort recently talked to The New York Times about his favorite thing this summer: LL Bean’s…

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I Bought a Hawaiian Shirt

June 27, 2016

I Bought A Hawaiian Shirt

Despite their rich cultural history and associations with surfing, most of us think of Hawaiian shirts (known as Aloha shirts…

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The Liberating Feel of Terry Cloth Insoles

June 15, 2016

The Liberating Feel Of Terry Cloth Insoles

Every other summer or so, I pick up a couple of packs of terry cloth insoles. Usually from Aldo, who…

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The History and Craft of Huaraches

April 18, 2016

The History And Craft Of Huaraches

Ever since Jesse wrote about huaraches three years ago, I’ve been wanting a pair for summer. The Mexican woven sandal…

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Spring Inspiration From Yasuto Kamoshita

March 10, 2016

Spring Inspiration From Yasuto Kamoshita

Dressing for fall is relatively easy. Just get some flannel trousers and chinos, and then pile on your knitwear, tweed…

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Kodachrome OCBD: William Eggleston

February 16, 2016

Kodachrome OCBD: William Eggleston

The Impossible Cool recently posted this really really cool photo of really really cool photographer William Eggleston, who is broadly…

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Jacqueline On Kauai Handmade Aloha Shirts on the Garden Isle

October 26, 2015

Jacqueline On Kauai Handmade Aloha Shirts On The Garden Isle

Sometimes the best menswear finds are purely serendipitous. Last week, I was vacationing with my family on Kauai, one of…

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The Wonderful World of Slip-On Shoes

September 10, 2015

The Wonderful World Of Slip-On Shoes

The weather has been so miserable lately. Everyone is waiting for fall to arrive, but with temperatures being in the…

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Safari Jackets for When It’s Miserably Hot

August 17, 2015

Safari Jackets For When It’s Miserably Hot

It’s not easy to dress well when temperatures climb past the mid-80s. Jesse has a pretty good summer uniform here,…

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Saving Face: The Magical World of Facial Wipes

July 22, 2015

Saving Face: The Magical World Of Facial Wipes

Maybe it’s because I’m a Canadian living in California, but I absolutely can’t stand being hot. For the brutal, swamp-like…

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Get Rough With Your Neckwear

July 13, 2015

Get Rough With Your Neckwear

Everyone loves corduroy and tweed jackets in the fall – and the wool and cashmere ties that accompany them –…

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