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Principles for Choosing Better Ties

October 21, 2019

Principles For Choosing Better Ties

If the suit is dead, the industry around lamenting its demise is alive and thriving. Over the weekend, Richard Godwin…

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5 Things under $50 You Can Get Right Now to Prep Your Wardrobe for Spring

February 28, 2019

5 Things Under $50 You Can Get Right Now To Prep Your Wardrobe For Spring

One of the ways we build our wardrobes is “upgrading”–buying better versions of things we already know we like. And…

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Guide to Fall and Winter Ties

January 28, 2019

Guide To Fall And Winter Ties

Most men haven’t worn a necktie since their high-school graduation, and about ten years ago, even American necktie manufacturers gave…

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Finally Revealed! Trump's Reasoning Behind His Extra Long Ties

January 15, 2019

Finally Revealed! Trump’s Reasoning Behind His Extra Long Ties

The Trump administration is a revolving door of hiring and firing, which, aside from being generally bad for getting things…

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If Someone Asked You to Tie Their Tie for Them, Would You?

January 12, 2018

If Someone Asked You To Tie Their Tie For Them, Would You?

File the above video under the genre of sweet internet ephemera. The setup is that a young man has to…

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The Secret to Building a Tie Collection For Less Money

October 18, 2017

The Secret To Building A Tie Collection For Less Money

When you’re just starting to build a wardrobe, costs can be daunting. Well-tailored suits often run into the four-figures; good…

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This Looks So Terrible

August 28, 2017

This Looks So Terrible

A reader sent in this photo of a recent Lands’ End catalog. The caption reads: Skip the Jacket. You don’t…

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Menswear Blog DLA Starts New Clothing Line

July 5, 2017

Menswear Blog DLA Starts New Clothing Line

If you’ve been reading menswear blogs for a while, you may be familiar with Dress Like A. The site’s author, Atte…

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Wool Knit Ties for Fall

November 16, 2016

Wool Knit Ties For Fall

Grenadines are my favorite kind of necktie, but they’re followed pretty closely by silk knits. We’ve written about them before….

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Thinking About Sheen

August 8, 2016

Thinking About Sheen

One of the downsides of shopping online is that you can’t easily tell if something has any sheen. Unlike when…

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Ties as metaphor

June 6, 2016

Ties As Metaphor

I think of ties morning, noon and night. At night, if I have insomnia, I count ties instead of sheep….

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How to Fix a Snag (in Almost Anything)

March 23, 2016

How To Fix A Snag (in Almost Anything)

Our friends at Sam Hober recently made a video on how to fix a snag in a grenadine. The loosely…

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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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Chipp’s New Shantung Ties

March 2, 2016

Chipp’s New Shantung Ties

Chipp Neckwear, the online accessories arm of Winston Tailors, is a great place to pick up a tie if you’re…

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A Service Directory for Cleaning and Repairing Clothes

February 29, 2016

A Service Directory For Cleaning And Repairing Clothes

There’s no way around it – no matter how expensive or well-made, all clothes are susceptible to staining, tearing, and…

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