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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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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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Modernizing Seersucker

May 24, 2017

Modernizing Seersucker

Seersucker is an American classic, but it carries a lot of baggage. A few years ago, as a joke, Missouri…

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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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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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Building a Necktie Wardrobe

July 7, 2014

Building A Necktie Wardrobe

I’m a big believer in building a necktie wardrobe using the most basic and versatile designs possible. That means starting…

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The Usefulness of Cotton Pocket Squares

May 22, 2014

The Usefulness Of Cotton Pocket Squares

Just this summer, I’ve started appreciating how useful having a few cotton pocket squares can be. Most squares you see…

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It’s (Sort of) On Sale: The Knottery’s Raw Silks

February 26, 2014

It’s (Sort Of) On Sale: The Knottery’s Raw Silks

Speaking of raw silk ties, The Knottery now has a selection of them on their website. The regular retail price…

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The Advantage of Unusual Designs in Pocket Squares

January 27, 2014

The Advantage Of Unusual Designs In Pocket Squares

Like with ties, I find it’s easy to acquire more pocket square than you need. This is true for almost…

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Donegal Tweed Ties

January 8, 2014

Donegal Tweed Ties

As conventional wisdom goes, grenadines are some of the most useful ties you can own. The reason is they’re (typically)…

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It’s On Sale: Jackets and Accessories

December 8, 2013

It’s On Sale: Jackets And Accessories

Two really good sales just popped up. The first is at Oi Polloi, where jackets can be had at 20% off…

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Buying Vegan

July 18, 2013

Buying Vegan

Every once in a while, I’ll get an email from a reader who – whether for ethical, religious, or some…

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Quality as Taste

February 23, 2012

Quality As Taste

A friend of mine recently asked me for my opinion on what makes a well-made tie, and the conversation got…

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Vanda Fine Clothing

December 19, 2011

Vanda Fine Clothing

I received a special package last week containing an order from Vanda Fine Clothing. Inside was a selection of items…

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Vanda Fine Clothing

November 17, 2011

Vanda Fine Clothing

Diana Chan and Gerald Shen have been selling well-made, handrolled pocket squares to discerning customers at StyleForum for the last…

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