Middle Age Generation X
It is finally Fall enough to wear this. #menswear #elephants #Drakes #BrooksBrothers

It is finally Fall enough to wear this. #menswear #elephants #Drakes #BrooksBrothers

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Filing Season begins Jan. 31.
I seem to be missing a couple from the knife collection. #LoneRanger #Buck #Case #Opinel #Rostfrei #Frost #SharpenSaturday

I seem to be missing a couple from the knife collection. #LoneRanger #Buck #Case #Opinel #Rostfrei #Frost #SharpenSaturday

#LibertyOveralls #BibDesignPatented #USPatNo156012 #FullBib #FamilyBrand #menswear

#LibertyOveralls #BibDesignPatented #USPatNo156012 #FullBib #FamilyBrand #menswear

Thanks to people like Jesse Thorn, the long nightmare of “gaping and bowing in our nation’s lapels” may soon be over.  Hats off to you sir.

putthison:

Q & Answer: My Pocket Square Makes My Lapel Bulge!
Gus asks: I have a recurring problem with my jackets: the left lapel bulges open when I put a pocket square in the breast pocket.  Do you know of the cause of this and the cure?
The answer’s about as simple as you’d think it would be. Either your pocket square’s too big or your coat’s too small. With our squares, we usually cut at 16” square, though we go down a bit smaller for heavier fabric to prevent this problem. You can try a less scrunchy, more foldy pocket square arrangement - that might cut down on volume.
More likely though is that your coat is fitting tightly, either in the chest or at the buttoning point. So either have it let out a bit or hit the gym. The fad for tight-fitting jackets has led to a lot of gaping and bowing in our nation’s lapels, and jamming a pocket square in there can exacerbate the problem.

Thanks to people like Jesse Thorn, the long nightmare of “gaping and bowing in our nation’s lapels” may soon be over.  Hats off to you sir.

putthison:

Q & Answer: My Pocket Square Makes My Lapel Bulge!

Gus asks: I have a recurring problem with my jackets: the left lapel bulges open when I put a pocket square in the breast pocket.  Do you know of the cause of this and the cure?

The answer’s about as simple as you’d think it would be. Either your pocket square’s too big or your coat’s too small. With our squares, we usually cut at 16” square, though we go down a bit smaller for heavier fabric to prevent this problem. You can try a less scrunchy, more foldy pocket square arrangement - that might cut down on volume.

More likely though is that your coat is fitting tightly, either in the chest or at the buttoning point. So either have it let out a bit or hit the gym. The fad for tight-fitting jackets has led to a lot of gaping and bowing in our nation’s lapels, and jamming a pocket square in there can exacerbate the problem.

If your going to be a bear, be a Grizzly.

If your going to be a bear, be a Grizzly.

howtotalktogirlsatparties:

Jay-Z meets an older lady on the subway.

funkypresident:

#MENSWEAR


The man.

funkypresident:

#MENSWEAR

The man.

putthison:

Elegance: Put This On Season Two, Episode Five

Put This On, a web series about dressing like a grownup, visits Milan, a world fashion capital.

In this episode, our director Benjamin Ahr Harrison visits Biella, north of the city, to talk with Luciano Barbera. Barbera isn’t just one of the world’s most elegant men, he’s also the leader of Carlo Barbera, one of the finest fabric mills in existence.

For our PTO Place segment, we talk with the owner of G. Lorenzi. It started as a cutlery shop, and has become a spectacular tribute to the finest small accessories imaginable. It’s home to a visually stunning spectrum of knives, scissors, shaving goods, toothbrushes, combs, shoehorns and other tiny necessities.

In PTO Man, we visit Salvatore Battello, the elegant owner of W-D Man. Before he started his line, he ran one of the last companies in the world that worked with shagreen - the beautiful skin of sharks and rays. Battello tells us about his passion for vintage fabric, and his definition of elegance.

Plus Jesse answers the question “what color shoes go with the suit?” and Dave Hill offers a rudiment on the topic of socks.

This is the fifth episode in our six-episode second season. In this season, we visit the three greatest men’s style cities in the world, as chosen by our readers - New York, Milan and London.

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This episode was supported by our viewers.


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Executive Producers: Jesse Thorn & Adam Lisagor

Director: Benjamin Ahr Harrison

Host / Writer / Producer: Jesse Thorn

Rudiments: Dave Hill

Producer: Gianluca Migliarotti

Director of Photography: Daniele Vascelli

Sound: Daniele Belli

Editor: Todd Thoenig and Benjamin Ahr Harrison