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War Craft: Jewelry Made from Vietnam Era Bombs

July 16, 2015

War Craft: Jewelry Made From Vietnam Era Bombs

I’ve been looking for a new necklace for a while now. My friend Kyle has one with a silver twig…

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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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Edward Sexton’s Structured Look

June 29, 2015

Edward Sexton’s Structured Look

Everyone loves a natural shoulder line these days – whether that’s through the American Ivy look or soft Neapolitan tailoring….

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Strong Value in European Shoes

June 25, 2015

Strong Value In European Shoes

With the strong US dollar, there’s never been a better time to buy abroad – especially for bigger ticket items…

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Style & Fashion Zine: Fashion Comics From Japan

June 24, 2015

Style & Fashion Zine: Fashion Comics From Japan

If you want to get miscellaneous printed matter in the mail, become a public radio host. Every day, my mailbox…

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What You Can Really Afford: Hugh & Crye’s Print Popover Shirts

June 23, 2015

What You Can Really Afford: Hugh & Crye’s Print Popover Shirts

Other than properly using an iPhone camera, nothing baffles my mother-in-law more than the current popular taste for mid-century modern…

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Six World-Class Tailors and Their House Styles

June 22, 2015

Six World-Class Tailors And Their House Styles

In the world of classic clothing, you can have a dozen navy suits and none of them will look the…

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Bringing Back the American Button-Down

May 21, 2015

Bringing Back The American Button-Down

The arrival of a new custom-shirt company is hardly anything to write about (they pop up more often than raw…

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The Best Laundry Stain Remover

May 11, 2015

The Best Laundry Stain Remover

America’s Test Kitchen recently tested seven top-selling laundry stain removers to see which is the best. Which came out on…

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What You Can Really Afford: Kent Wang’s Sunglasses

April 28, 2015

What You Can Really Afford: Kent Wang’s Sunglasses

When you’re young whether you can afford something means “is the value of the money in your pocket equal to…

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The Stories and Hands of Shoe Shiners

April 25, 2015

The Stories And Hands Of Shoe Shiners

The New York Times Magazine has a wonderful feature today on shoe shiners, which includes some stunning photographs from NYC photographer…

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The Transitional Field Jacket

April 20, 2015

The Transitional Field Jacket

Now that the weather has warmed up a little, it’s time to put away the heavy coats and break out…

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The Under-Appreciated Brown Suit

April 16, 2015

The Under-Appreciated Brown Suit

Since most traditional men’s clothing comes from England, so do most of its rules. A commonly cited one is, “no brown…

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Great Menswear Shops in Europe and Canada

March 18, 2015

Great Menswear Shops In Europe And Canada

After our post on import duties last week, a few readers asked if we could recommend some international shops. The…

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A Tailor’s History of Savile Row

March 15, 2015

A Tailor’s History Of Savile Row

Here’s something awesome. Fashion students from around London are working on a project to document the history of tailoring on…

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