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Bonobos Lightweight Chambray Shirt

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods wasn’t the only shocking move made last week. Buried beneath all that hype was Walmart’s seemingly random purchase of Bonobos. It was shocking to say the least (at least if you hadn’t heard the rumors … Continue reading

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Castaway Clothing Island Madras Chase Shirt

Back in the days before Madras became known as Chennai, the eponymous fabric of the city was still woven using hand looms. But even while madras tends to hearken back to a time where craftsmanship was prized, the truth is … Continue reading

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J.Crew Slim Indian Madras Shirt

J.Crew is currently in turmoil. Sales are slumping. Just yesterday it was reported┬áthat 150 jobs were being cut and 100 open positions were not being filled. Frank Muytjens, head of menswear since 2008, was one of the cuts. And this … Continue reading

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Stock Mfg. Co. Austin Herringbone Plaid Shirt

The Cubs took the field for their first real game last night, which means it is officially spring in Chicago. While that doesn’t guarantee great weather (give it a month), it does mean we need to start planning to work … Continue reading

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Ledbury Boughton Linen Cotton Shirt

It may seem like a long time away, but within a few months the weather will warm and instead of complaining about staying warm, we’ll be figuring out how to keep cool. Linen is always high on the list for … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Clothing Co. Highland Plaid

As we begin a new year, I’ll once again be doubling down on espousing all the good that comes out of the Midwest. Of the batch of upstarts that sprouted within the past few years, Great Lakes Clothing Co. is … Continue reading

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Castaway Clothing Chase Oxford with Navy Star Trim

How could you not be excited for the Cold War, Part II last night? Lilly King, in true unabashed American spirit, called out Yulia Efimova as the drug cheat she is and then backed up the talk with a dominating … Continue reading

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Southern Proper Holderness Southern Shirt

Southern Proper has certainly matured over the years. Much of that can be owed to an consumer base that has entered a new stage in its life. The college guys that discovered the brand years ago have graduated and moved … Continue reading

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Ledbury The Calhoun Dot Shirt

Chambray may be making a run at oxford cloth as my favorite shirting material. They both have a textured look that adds interest and elevates even a plain shirt to another level. Chambray has a bit of a rougher look … Continue reading

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Ledbury Washed Blue Wexley Oxford

There’s no stronger workhorse in the closet than a properly-fitting oxford. White is solid but I find blue to be the most versatile. There’s something about the stark contrast of the white with darker pants that pushes me towards the … Continue reading

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