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  • Warm Weather Patterns

    Sport coats in the fall and winter are often alive with patterns. In tweeds alone, there are dozens of variations on barleycorns and Donegals, as well as a... Read more

    Posted on 31 March 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Brooks Brothers’ Shoe Sale

    Brooks Brothers just launched a sale on seasonal suits, footwear, and accessories. Spring and summer suits are now $450, while footwear and accessories have bee... Read more

    Posted on 28 March 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Barbour Sale

    Bloomingdales is having their Friends Family sale, where you can take 25% off with the checkout code FRIENDS. Included are a bunch of Barbour coats, with waxe... Read more

    Posted on 25 March 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • The Return of the Fishtail

    The 1920s and ‘30s gave men’s clothing a sense of elegance, but it was the ‘50s and ‘60s that made it cool. Slim, sexy Italian suits started to spread beyond th... Read more

    Posted on 24 March 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Pents

    Trousers are pretty straightforward, at least when compared to jackets. Except for what goes into the waistband, there’s no real internal construction to speak... Read more

    Posted on 19 March 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Saints Come Marching In

    Phillip Carr, the director of Saint Crispin’s, is holding trunk shows at The Wingtip in San Francisco this week. I have a pair of chukkas already on order with... Read more

    Posted on 17 March 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • A Japanese-Italian Tailor

    Have you read “The Secret Vice?” It’s a wonderful article by the journalist dandy Tom Wolfe. Published in 1966 in the New York Herald Tribune, it’s about how me... Read more

    Posted on 12 March 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Changing Taste in China

    For the past five years, if not longer, luxury goods magazines have been publishing the same story about China every week. The market there is booming, thanks t... Read more

    Posted on 10 March 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Formosa in Tobacco Fresco

    If you happened to have missed out on my special run of Tobacco Fresco last year, No Man Walks Alone has a few ready-to-wear suits available in the cloth. Read more

    Posted on 06 March 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • New Harrisons Website

    Clients of bespoke tailors, rejoice. Harrisons of Edinburgh just relaunched their website and the new layout is fantastic. Pictures of swatches are now bigger,... Read more

    Posted on 06 March 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • The Japanse Avant-Garde

    Fashion is a dirty word among tailored clothing enthusiasts. Tailoring is often thought of as being above the frays of fashion, but this oversimplifies the... Read more

    Posted on 04 March 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Don't Be Afraid of Shearling

    There must be a theory somewhere for why a skinny, middle-aged guy like me has been wearing leather and shearling all the time lately. Read more

    Posted on 27 February 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • The Forgotten Matka

    Traditional spring/ summer fabrics tend to be a little flat in texture, at least compared to their fall/ winter counterparts. Whereas men wear heavily ribbed... Read more

    Posted on 25 February 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • The Tan Summer Suit

    Tan suits got a bashing last year when Obama showed up to a press conference in one, but let’s be clear: there’s nothing crazy about tan suits. Read more

    Posted on 20 February 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Scandinavian Sweaters

    It’s often said that a solid navy or grey merino sweater is the most versatile knit you can own, but I rarely wear mine. Smoothly finished, solid colored... Read more

    Posted on 18 February 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Esquire 1930s

    A friend of mine recently scanned these wonderful images from the early days of Esquire. These were originally published in 1934 and ‘35, just a year or two... Read more

    Posted on 13 February 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • That Soft English Shoulder

    Southern Italy is famous for its soft tailoring, but you don’t have to go all the way to Naples to get a soft shoulder. One of my tailors, Steed, is famous for... Read more

    Posted on 10 February 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Spring for Drake's

    We’re still solidly in winter, but Drake’s new spring/ summer arrivals remind us that warmer days are just around the corner. The popular English label continue... Read more

    Posted on 06 February 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • A Specialty Shop in Sweden

    The landscape for high-end men’s clothing has changed a lot in the last hundred years. It’s slowly shifted from large, luxury department stores, such as Saks... Read more

    Posted on 04 February 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • People Who Make Things

    Read menswear blogs long enough and you’re sure to come across something you really like, but can’t find anywhere. A few years ago, I read about Simon Crompton’... Read more

    Posted on 29 January 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE