Trends That Need to Die in 2014, Part 3

Every new year brings with it a slew of trends that slowly permeate the menswear scene; they are an unavoidable phenomenon and definitely affect the landscape of the menswear market. Many of these trends can be fun to experiment with, but in the end-of-the year spirit I’ll highlight some that I believe have overstayed their welcome. Part […]

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Beckett & Robb Off the Rack

Last week I stopped by the Beckett & Robb showroom in San Francisco to say hello and check out their newest items – a small run or ready-to-wear blazers. As my readers may recall, Beckett & Robb specializes in made-to-measure tailored clothing; you can read about the suit I purchased here. This run of blazers […]

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Mind the Gorge: A Cautionary Tale

Like many men’s clothing enthusiasts, I keep a well-curated “dream box” at yoox.com, full of items that I would potentially buy if the price dipped low enough. Be that as it may, I have never actually purchased anything from said dream box; my chest size is not particularly common on the site and the game […]

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Warm Weather Fabrics: Don’t Forget Wool

Now that most of us are well in to the warmer months we’re beginning to once again hear quite a bit about the classic spring/summer fabrics – cotton, linen, and seersucker. It isn’t hard to find a shirt made out of a light cotton or breezy linen, but when it comes to blazers, trousers and suits the game […]

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On Sleeve Length

Over the past couple of years my sense of style has taken several distinct turns. I think this is very normal for someone who is young on their journey into men’s clothing and I imagine that my tastes will continue to  develop over time. One change that I’ve noticed in particular is my opinion on […]

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