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My Favorite Thing: Ricky Powell

July 7, 2016

My Favorite Thing: Ricky Powell

My Favorite Thing is a column where Put This On asks stylish, interesting, and otherwise cool people to name their…

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Inspiration from Inspiration

July 4, 2016

Inspiration From Inspiration

Workwear and Americana expo Inspiration has some great portraits on their site of previous attendees and exhibitors. Readers who frequent workwear…

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The Tailored Cowboy: Ansel Adam’s Personal Style

June 29, 2016

The Tailored Cowboy: Ansel Adam’s Personal Style

Art historian Reginald Howard Wilenski once said “all art is the expression of one and the same thing.” So maybe it’s no…

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My Favorite Thing: Eric Musgrave

June 29, 2016

My Favorite Thing: Eric Musgrave

My Favorite Thing is a column where Put This On asks stylish, interesting, and otherwise cool people to name their…

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I Bought a Hawaiian Shirt

June 27, 2016

I Bought A Hawaiian Shirt

Despite their rich cultural history and associations with surfing, most of us think of Hawaiian shirts (known as Aloha shirts…

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Jacobi Press, 1938

June 25, 2016

Jacobi Press, 1938

Rare pic of Jacobi Press, founder of J. Press, standing with his wife Jenny front of their Woodmont home in 1938….

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The Liberating Feel of Terry Cloth Insoles

June 15, 2016

The Liberating Feel Of Terry Cloth Insoles

Every other summer or so, I pick up a couple of packs of terry cloth insoles. Usually from Aldo, who…

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Labeling Beauty: The Work of Joy Pitts

June 13, 2016

Labeling Beauty: The Work Of Joy Pitts

Some people resist labeling, but Joy Pitts has made a career out of it. The British artist recycles clothing labels…

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The story behind Muhammad Ali’s first bespoke suit

June 10, 2016

The Story Behind Muhammad Ali’s First Bespoke Suit

One morning, Ali said, “We’ll go for a drive into town, I’ve got an appointment.” We drove to Mayfair, to…

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My Favorite Thing: Michael Hill

June 7, 2016

My Favorite Thing: Michael Hill

My Favorite Thing is a column where Put This On asks stylish, interesting, and otherwise cool people to name their…

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Ode on Apprecian’ Weird Sneakers

June 3, 2016

Ode On Apprecian’ Weird Sneakers

“Beauty is truth, truth beauty,” wrote a young John Keats, inspired, ostensibly, by an ancient Grecian urn, a masterpiece of…

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The Many (Casual) Hats of Paul Simon

May 25, 2016

The Many (Casual) Hats Of Paul Simon

Hats have been on a long decline since the 1960s. It’s often said that John F Kennedy killed the hat…

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My Favorite Thing: Mark Cho

May 24, 2016

My Favorite Thing: Mark Cho

My Favorite Thing is a column where Put This On asks stylish, interesting, and otherwise cool people to name their…

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Bow Tie: Excellent Shoes for Under $300

May 11, 2016

Bow Tie: Excellent Shoes For Under $300

The market is a lot better nowadays for affordable footwear, but it also takes a more sophisticated consumer to separate…

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My Favorite Thing: Dallas Penn

May 10, 2016

My Favorite Thing: Dallas Penn

My Favorite Thing is a column where Put This On asks stylish, interesting, and otherwise cool men to name their…

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