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Old Cashmere is Better.

October 8, 2012

Old Cashmere Is Better.

Here’s the honest truth: as cashmere has gone from an exclusive luxury product to a mass-market luxury product, the quality…

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I’m enamored of this heavy wool cardigan

October 2, 2012

I’m Enamored Of This Heavy Wool Cardigan

Speaking of the military recreationists at What Price Glory, I’m enamored of this heavy wool cardigan. At $75, you can…

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North Sea Clothing

October 1, 2012

North Sea Clothing

North Sea Clothing makes their things the way I like my things made: simple and good. Their designs are simple…

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Shawl Collar Cardigans

October 1, 2012

Shawl Collar Cardigans

As legend has it, the original cardigan was invented for Lieutenant General James Brudenell, the Seventh Earl of Cardigan. He…

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Shetland Sweaters for Fall

August 20, 2012

Shetland Sweaters For Fall

I have mixed feelings about Shetland sweaters. On the one hand, they’re itchy, scratchy, and not the most refined looking…

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Q and Answer: Can I Alter a Sweater?

May 10, 2012

Q And Answer: Can I Alter A Sweater?

Hayden asks: Can you alter a sweater? Looking at getting a cashmere sweater on eBay but the pictures make it look…

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J Press shaggy dog sweaters: $108, down from $180

February 29, 2012

J Press Shaggy Dog Sweaters: $108, Down From $180

J Press shaggy dog sweaters: $108, down from $180 People who are curious about sizing can use this as a…

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It’s On Sale: John Smedley

January 18, 2012

It’s On Sale: John Smedley

John Smedley is having their end-of-the-season sale. Sweaters are 50% off and begin at $90. They’re a bit expensive, to be…

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What a Sweater Is

December 22, 2011

What A Sweater Is

tumblr_lwgvxsNcr81qz88ob daveshumka: I’m doing a holiday special for CBC Radio 3.  It airs on cbcradio3.com on Christmas Day at 5pm…

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It’s On Sale

October 29, 2011

It’s On Sale

To celebrate their new store opening on 5th Avenue in New York City, Uniqlo is offering a pretty big discount…

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How to Soften Wool

October 26, 2011

How To Soften Wool

If you happen to have any wool knits that feel too itchy to wear, try this simple solution: Fill a…

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Don't Dry Clean Sweaters.

October 24, 2011

Don’t Dry Clean Sweaters.

Please. Just hand wash them. Every few months, if they need it.

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Q and Answer: Should I Wear a Sweater with a Suit?

October 10, 2011

Q And Answer: Should I Wear A Sweater With A Suit?

Peter asks: As the weather gets cooler, but still too warm for topcoats, do you think it’s appropriate/advisable to layer…

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A Basic Cashmere Wardrobe for Men

September 27, 2011

A Basic Cashmere Wardrobe For Men

It doesn’t get much more versatile than a simple v-neck sweater in a basic, solid color. It doesn’t get much…

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Colors for fall

September 26, 2011

Colors For Fall

Colors for fall, via Stiljournalen.

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