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The Case for Color: the Style of David Hockney

May 5, 2016

The Case For Color: The Style Of David Hockney

You can steal wholesale from some style icons: McQueen’s sweatshirts, Dean’s jeans, Connery’s suits. But from others, you only hope…

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My Favorite Thing: G. Bruce Boyer

May 3, 2016

My Favorite Thing: G. Bruce Boyer

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

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The History and Craft of Huaraches

April 18, 2016

The History And Craft Of Huaraches

Ever since Jesse wrote about huaraches three years ago, I’ve been wanting a pair for summer. The Mexican woven sandal…

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The Opposite of Workwear: Vintage-Inspired Vacation Wear (Part 2)

April 14, 2016

The Opposite Of Workwear: Vintage-Inspired Vacation Wear (Part 2)

We got the history of American vacation wear out of the way in part 1, so now we can focus…

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Send Your Torso on a Trip with Vintage-Inspired Vacation Wear (Part 1)

April 7, 2016

Send Your Torso On A Trip With Vintage-Inspired Vacation Wear (Part 1)

Like many moms before her, my mom recently moved to Florida–and last time I visited she’d picked me up a…

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A Look at LL Bean’s 100 Year Old Archived History

March 28, 2016

A Look At LL Bean’s 100 Year Old Archived History

It takes a lot more than just history to be a heritage brand. Abercrombie & Fitch, for example, is an…

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Interview with Illustrator Fei Wang, aka Mr. Slowboy

March 24, 2016

Interview With Illustrator Fei Wang, Aka Mr. Slowboy

For a long time it seemed like the only menswear illustration you saw was vintage Apparel Arts men and Free & Easy’s…

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Not So Secret: A Solid Navy Tie Goes with Everything

March 21, 2016

Not So Secret: A Solid Navy Tie Goes With Everything

It’s no secret to anyone who’s been reading our blog for a while, but a solid-colored navy tie goes with…

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The Allure of a Painted Motorcycle Jacket

March 16, 2016

The Allure Of A Painted Motorcycle Jacket

Jesse recently asked our Twitter followers what they’d like to see on the blog and the consensus seemed to be:…

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The Ensembles of Miles Davis Epitomized Cool

March 13, 2016

The Ensembles Of Miles Davis Epitomized Cool

The New York Times has an nice piece today on how Miles Davis epitomized cool – not just through his…

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The Messy Style of Robert Lowell

March 7, 2016

The Messy Style Of Robert Lowell

I love these old photos of Robert Lowell – an American poet who broke ground in the 20th century. Born…

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The Wonderful Split Toe

February 22, 2016

The Wonderful Split Toe

If I had to stick to one style of footwear for the rest of my life, it might have to…

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A Non-Fashion Guy Reviews Fashion Shows

February 8, 2016

A Non-Fashion Guy Reviews Fashion Shows

Fashion shows can be pretty ridiculous, but fashion show reviews are often worse. I know because I read a lot…

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Interview with W. David Marx, Author of <i>Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style</i>

January 18, 2016

Interview With W. David Marx, Author Of Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style

Whether you’re into prep, denim, or streetwear, W. David Marx’s new book Ametora will have something to say about why…

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The Mountain Parka for Lightweight Layering

January 11, 2016

The Mountain Parka For Lightweight Layering

Back in the 1970s, some American college students were transitioning away from the more polished navy-blazer-oxford-button-down look of the previous…

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