Continuing our series on how to wear certain colors, we move from two underrated menswear hues, green and orange, and one overrated one, black, to one that some men are reluctant to use because of its brightness or tone: yellow. As an accent, yellow pairs exceptionally well with classic menswear colors, and the range of […]
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About Dr. Christopher Lee
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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In our increasingly busy lives of multitasking and extended work hours, binge-watching Netflix and juggling social media accounts, it can be difficult to keep track of and remember our favorite clothing combinations. Fortunately, the same technology that addles our brains can help us manage our wardrobes. If you shop at amazon and we refer you, […]
Recently, we examined the style of P.G. Wodehouse’s Bertie Wooster in the 1990s UK television series Jeeves and Wooster. As the show title suggests, Jeeves and Wooster are a comedic pair, like Laurel and Hardy, Abbott and Costello or Laurie and Fry, the actors who played them, so we can’t rightfully talk about Bertie’s style […]
When we think of menswear and the Wooster name, Nick may come to mind, but another Wooster represented dandy style nearly a century earlier—P.G. Wodehouse’s literary creation, Bertie. In case you shop at amazon and we refer you, prices are the same as normal, we just get a small commission.
Among menswear enthusiasts there are those with a special affinity for morning dress; I count myself one of this group. At age 22, years before I truly understood what formal wear was, I wore a morning coat instead of a suit or tuxedo for my Las Vegas wedding—in 100-degree weather no less—because it somehow felt right. A challenge […]