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Shopping Vintage: Big Mac flannels

October 3, 2013

Shopping Vintage: Big Mac Flannels

When vintage shopping goes well, it warms the cockles of my thrifty heart. A great suit that can be altered…

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The History of Men’s Raiment: Spring & Summer, 1912

September 26, 2013

The History Of Men’s Raiment: Spring & Summer, 1912

The final chapter of our journey through The History of Men’s Raiment is Spring & Summer, 1912. It was the…

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The History of Men’s Raiment

September 24, 2013

The History Of Men’s Raiment

A kind reader named Jimmy Marks thought of me and Put This On when he found a remarkable document in…

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A Suitable Wardrobe: The Pleasures Of Vintage

September 24, 2013

A Suitable Wardrobe: The Pleasures Of Vintage

A Suitable Wardrobe: The Pleasures Of Vintage “I can understand that in classic clothing, the old has a cachet that…

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Put This On Season 2, Episode 6 Clothing Credits

September 9, 2013

Put This On Season 2, Episode 6 Clothing Credits

Intro & Outro Suit: High Society Tailor (Fabric by Molloy & Sons)Tie: Saks 5thShirt: CEGO Custom ShirtsPocket Square: Put This…

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Vintage find bragging from the 1960s

July 28, 2013

Vintage Find Bragging From The 1960s

Pierre Cardin, a Frenchman who designs clothes, opened a small menswear shop at Bonwit Teller one evening last week. M….

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The smallest shop in London, circa 1900

June 30, 2013

The Smallest Shop In London, Circa 1900

The smallest shop in London, circa 1900: a shoe salesman with a 1.2 square meter shoeshop. (via, ht)

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Los Angeles Electrical Workers’ Fashion Show, 1970

June 20, 2013

Los Angeles Electrical Workers’ Fashion Show, 1970

Los Angeles Electrical Workers’ Fashion Show, 1970 (via)

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Mordechai Rubinstein visits the beach house of Doug Bihlmaier

June 14, 2013

Mordechai Rubinstein Visits The Beach House Of Doug Bihlmaier

Mordechai Rubinstein of Mister Mort recently visited the beach house of Doug Bihlmaier, who works in vintage for Ralph Lauren…

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Reader Penguincoast alerts us to something cool

June 14, 2013

Reader Penguincoast Alerts Us To Something Cool

Reader Penguincoast alerts us to something cool: on June 26th, TCM will welcome Joseph Abboud as a guest programmer. He’s…

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Banana Republic When It Was Banana Republic

June 13, 2013

Banana Republic When It Was Banana Republic

An anonymous reader in Yucca Valley, California sent me a cool gift in the mail today – a group of…

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Collectors’ Weekly: How Boxers and Undershorts Got Into Men’s Pants

June 11, 2013

Collectors’ Weekly: How Boxers And Undershorts Got Into Men’s Pants

Collectors’ Weekly: How Boxers and Undershorts Got Into Men’s Pants

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BBC: The Accountant Who Created the First Book of Fashion

June 9, 2013

BBC: The Accountant Who Created The First Book Of Fashion

BBC: The Accountant Who Created the First Book of Fashion (Thanks, Aaron)

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This history of the wetsuit at Collector’s Weekly

June 8, 2013

This History Of The Wetsuit At Collector’s Weekly

This history of the wetsuit at Collector’s Weekly

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Some truly remarkable color footage of New York in 1939

June 4, 2013

Some Truly Remarkable Color Footage Of New York In 1939

Some truly remarkable color footage of New York in 1939, including some truly wonderful menswear.

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