Like lapel width, the rise on a pair of pants is one of those things that go in and out, or rather, up and down, over the decades. But what exactly is it? If you shop at amazon and we refer you, prices are the same as normal, we just get a small commission. Thank […]
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Dr. Christopher Lee is a Professor of Comparative Literature and English with an interest in classic men's style. He enjoys travel, especially in Italy and the UK, well-prepared food, classical music, and other gentlemanly pursuits.
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If you ask the average person to envision a slipper they’ll usually picture the typical fluffy bath slipper. Yet, there are more refined versions of the slipper that occupies a distinct place in classic menswear. In case you shop at amazon and we refer you, prices are the same as normal, we just get a […]
For some, the very mention of pleated pants is enough to evoke flashbacks to the worst menswear fashions of the ‘80s and ‘90s. With current trends favoring flat-front cuts, the question of whether you should wear pleats today is often answered with a resounding “no.” It’s time we shed our existing negative perceptions and rethink […]
So much effort goes into the finding the perfect jacket that if there is one garment men tend to neglect when they pick out a suit, it’s the pants. It’s time to give the sartorial features of pants their due. If you shop at amazon and we refer you, prices are the same as normal, […]
Thanks to corporate marketing initiatives in the mid-20th century, pink is entrenched in the minds of most Americans as a distinctly feminine color. So how can men best wear it? If you shop at amazon and we refer you, prices are the same as normal, we just get a small commission. Thank you!
When summer turns to autumn and when winter weather is in full force, it’s time to layer up. Layering–with knits, vests, scarves or undershirts–is not only a practical way to keep warm; it also gives you the opportunity to experiment creatively with different looks, adding complexity to your tailored style. In this article, we’ll provide […]