mens scarves
August 31, 2015

The Fall Guide to Mens Scarves

classic sir

Fall generally brings back loving memories of my childhood wardrobe. When the humid summer air turned brisk, and the wafting odor of rotting pumpkins on the neighbor’s doorstep lingered in the air, my bedroom closet would swell with rigid corduroys starched to perfection and a colorful bouquet of Cosby-esque sweaters for the coming school year. [...]

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Ralph Lauren Plaid Shirt
October 8, 2014

Checkers & Balances – Guide to Plaid

Do's and Dont's

Being, as it is, past Labor Day, we are in prime plaid shirting season. Yet wearing this staple is trickier than you might think, fraught with unseen risks. Before you button down, read up. There are three kinds of plaid: vintage, mod plaid of the kind found on Don Draper’s casual jackets, which I lack [...]

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Dress Sweat Pants
April 7, 2014

Dress Pant Sweatpants: Workplace Etiquette

All Work No Play?

I spent a little over two years as a pretty strict raw vegan, another as a regular, not-insane vegan. Now I’m a lapsed vegan, but during that time, I’d eat very simple meals, made of whole foods. It was a great time for me, nutritionally; I always felt energetic, and was never sick. I ate a [...]

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Jason Sebacher sporting a bow tie.
September 18, 2012

How, Where, and Why to Wear a Bow Tie

Ready to Wear

Bow ties have that unique quality of looking either completely fabulous or entirely dreadful without any middle ground.  And we’ve all seen them, haven’t we?  At a club or bar, or traipsing around downtown, there they are–rarities, like glints of gold glittering through an ash heap: a man sporting (and what other verb is there?) [...]

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