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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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Finding A Straw Hat for Summer

August 12, 2019

Finding A Straw Hat For Summer

A lot has been written about the death of tailored clothing, as well as its accompanying necktie, but the first…

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A Guide to Summer Shirts

June 5, 2019

A Guide To Summer Shirts

When it comes to dressing well for summer, the central problem is almost always the same: how do you look…

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Three Good Sales Right Now

February 27, 2019

Three Good Sales Right Now

End-of-season sales are just starting to wind down, and stores are getting their new spring deliveries. But even with the…

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The Armoury Sample Sale in New York City

April 23, 2018

The Armoury Sample Sale In New York City

The Armoury has become a destination shop in NYC for classic men’s tailoring, but they don’t hold seasonal sales. Every store,…

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