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  • An Affordable Extravagance

    When it comes to absurdly-priced clothing, few things beat $3,200 designer ponchos, $400 grey sweatshirts, and $75 cotton pocket squares. Read more

    Posted on 16 April 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Breezy Linen Knitwear

    I love linen knitwear around this time of year. Linen wears cool when it’s warm and warm when it’s cool, which makes it perfect for those moderate temperatures... Read more

    Posted on 14 April 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Old Shoes, New Sneakers

    Dress shoes are best when they’re old, but sneakers are often better when they’re new. Which works out well because, if it were the other way around, nobody... Read more

    Posted on 09 April 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • A Friendly Neighbourhood Store

    It’s bittersweet to see my hometown Vancouver change so much over the years. When I was growing up, it was a quiet, sleepy city with cloudy weather and an... Read more

    Posted on 07 April 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • The Ideal Menswear Store

    What would be the ideal menswear store? The editors of Apparel Arts thought they knew. In 1936, they published “Permanent Modern,” a fourteen-page article... Read more

    Posted on 02 April 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • 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