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Dapper Classics Sale on Cotton Socks

August 17, 2022

Dapper Classics Sale On Cotton Socks

Many years ago, I bought a pair of cotton socks from Dapper Classics. They’re an advertiser on this site, but…

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The Test of Time: Things People Still Wear After the Height of #Menswear (Part One)

March 29, 2022

The Test Of Time: Things People Still Wear After The Height Of #Menswear (Part One)

For people obsessive about style, 2010 is remembered as the height of “#menswear,” a nickname – sometimes pejorative – derived…

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An Armoury Sample Sale for the Masses

March 20, 2022

An Armoury Sample Sale For The Masses

A few months ago, The Armoury held a sample sale in New York City. They do this once every few…

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The Armoury Sample Sale In New York City

January 28, 2022

The Armoury Sample Sale In New York City

When Mark Cho started The Armoury more than ten years ago, he bristled at the idea of holding seasonal sales,…

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The Going Out Suit

September 28, 2021

The Going Out Suit

Towards the end of Wong Kar Wai’s 1994 film Chungking Express, Tony Leung is shown rummaging through his closet. He’s preparing…

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Four Excellent Winter Sales

February 10, 2021

Four Excellent Winter Sales

As winter draws to a close, many stores are trying to clear their shelves and make room for spring deliveries….

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Building a Basic Trouser Wardrobe

January 4, 2021

Building A Basic Trouser Wardrobe

If you were to shop for a pair of trousers today, you would be buried in options. Over at  Mr….

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What It Feels Like to Try Something On: I Miss Shopping

December 11, 2020

What It Feels Like To Try Something On: I Miss Shopping

Men don’t often like to admit we enjoy shopping. Our reluctance is one of the reasons many men’s stores soft…

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How To Tell If Soft Tailoring Is Right For You

September 30, 2020

How To Tell If Soft Tailoring Is Right For You

About thirteen years ago, Carlo Brandelli, then-Creative Director of Kilgour, bragged to the Financial Times that his new Unstructured line felt featherlight…

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How Brands Are Doing Lookbooks

August 20, 2020

How Brands Are Doing Lookbooks

Two months ago, someone on StyleForum’s Random Fashion Thoughts thread posted some images from E. Tautz’s new SS21 lookbook. E….

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Some Good Instagram Videos on Fit and Silhouette

August 3, 2020

Some Good Instagram Videos On Fit And Silhouette

I found out about Dylan & Son last year through one of my tailors. While getting fitted in a pair…

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Five Terrific Sales Right Now

July 22, 2020

Five Terrific Sales Right Now

Some of our favorite retailers are holding sales this week. If you’re in a position to buy something nowadays, we…

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Really Dressin': The Men Who Are Still Buying Tailored Clothing

July 20, 2020

Really Dressin’: The Men Who Are Still Buying Tailored Clothing

Trend-forecasters and Twitter dilettantes are divided about the future of men’s fashion. On one side are the comfy boys who…

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Like Watching Bob Ross Paint

April 27, 2020

Like Watching Bob Ross Paint

When Mark Cho opened his first store in Hong Kong, he wanted it to look like a “library you can drink…

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Armoury's Factory Second Shoes Available at Drop 93

December 9, 2019

Armoury’s Factory Second Shoes Available At Drop 93

The Armoury doesn’t hold seasonal sales, but every retailer has to figure out what to do with unsold inventory. Once…

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