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Cool-Wearing Shirt Fabrics for Summer

July 2, 2012

Cool-Wearing Shirt Fabrics For Summer

Warmer temperatures call for open weave shirtings – those lightweight, airy fabrics that allow your skin to breathe and body…

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Madras Shirts for Summer

June 20, 2012

Madras Shirts For Summer

I love madras – the colorful, airy fabric named after the Indian city from which it originally came. The stuff…

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Un-Lining A Jacket

June 12, 2012

Un-Lining A Jacket

A week or so ago, I picked up this jacket at a thrift store. It didn’t need too much adjustment…

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Boys Becoming Men, Men Becoming Wolves, Pants Becoming Shorts

June 4, 2012

Boys Becoming Men, Men Becoming Wolves, Pants Becoming Shorts

If you’re having a hard time finding just the right shorts for this summer’s hottest days, remember: shorts are generally…

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Casual Summer Footwear

May 30, 2012

Casual Summer Footwear

Like most men of my generation, I rarely wear more “formal” clothes such as dark wool suits and black oxford…

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Thermometers may lie or tell the truth

May 20, 2012

Thermometers May Lie Or Tell The Truth

Thermometers may lie or tell the truth. Why should anybody care? Compared with the poor devils in the stoke room,…

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The Summer Panama Hat

May 14, 2012

The Summer Panama Hat

Tomorrow, May 15th, is Straw Hat Day in the United States. This marks the day when men are supposed to…

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The German Army Trainer - GATs - A Sneaker Icon

April 14, 2012

The German Army Trainer – GATs – A Sneaker Icon

It can be maddeningly difficult to find a simple pair of sneakers. If you’re comfortable with something that’s heavily branded,…

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Some more tips on seasonal storage

October 27, 2011

Some More Tips On Seasonal Storage

Park & Bond asked me to write some more tips on seasonal storage, so I put something together. Check it…

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Autumn has caught us in our summer wear

September 21, 2011

Autumn Has Caught Us In Our Summer Wear

Autumn has caught us in our summer wear. – Philip Larkin, British poet Fall officially begins on Friday. Before you…

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Ascot Chang x The Armoury

September 11, 2011

Ascot Chang X The Armoury

ethandesu: A preliminary sample of the ACxTA collaboration Linen Safari Jacket. Done in a Solbiati Linen, the first run will…

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“The most basic of lightweight combinations”

August 23, 2011

“The Most Basic Of Lightweight Combinations”

James Bond, in what Will Boehlke calls: “The most basic of lightweight combinations: blue tropical weight suit, white shirt, black…

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Gentleman's Gazette on Fresco Wool

August 17, 2011

Gentleman’s Gazette On Fresco Wool

Gentleman’s Gazette on Fresco Wool

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Q and Answer: How Can I Keep My Feet Comfortable Without Socks?

August 11, 2011

Q And Answer: How Can I Keep My Feet Comfortable Without Socks?

Andrew asks: I’ve been going sockless this summer, mostly with loafers, boat shoes, and plimsolls, and every time I come…

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Wearing shorts during the hottest months of the year

August 1, 2011

Wearing Shorts During The Hottest Months Of The Year

Since I moved to Los Angeles from San Francisco, I’ve had to adjust to the idea of wearing shorts during…

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