Precise fit can be important, but sometimes, in the face of a clear overall effect and deep meaning in an outfit, considering an outfit in motion, a body in flux... worrying too much about fit can become counterproductive. Let's not lose the forest for the trees.
There's no such thing as a dress sneaker. But that doesn't mean you can't wear sneakers with tailoring. You just need to put together a casual outfit.
There are common threads in the ways Harry Styles wears tailoring. These common threads run through different stylists, and seem to indicate a deeply personal style. I'm going to break down that style, that language, and provide you with practical insights.
I recently had a chance to sit down with Buzz Tang of The Anthology. What follows is a deep dive into not only what makes great clothing, but the spirit of a modern bespoke brand.
Your shirt doesn't have to stop at the second button.
While hype for the show might not last forever, it will always be important to me. Does "the second button" really make or break the shirt? I don't think so. But I'm loving the conversation.
I'll explore a few different shades of brown linen. The unevenness of linen helps highlight the depth of each color, and actually helps recall the Maillard reaction that makes food look so good.
There's a new vintage menswear popup in New York City. Alfargo's Marketplace, "The Menswear Garage Sale," brings together cool guys with cool clothes to sell. I wanted to write about a few of the cool men and women I met there, and encourage you to pop by too.
These pairings give a certain springy vibe... But they also take me right back to those ice cream trucks. The tailoring feels casual and fun and interesting, but not frivolous. The more casual outfits feel warm, clean, and inviting. They all make me smile.
One simple and fundamental question has been keeping these groups divided for a long time: how should pants fit?
You're about to see men experiment. They're going to break rules. Some of them are trying to get right to the brink of disaster, without going over. That brinksmanship is how great outfits happen. Courage in the face of "rules."
Eveningwear makes me happy. It's tailoring that's exclusively for parties. No business: just weddings, galas, holiday parties, fancy dinner parties... It's a symbol of celebration, and here, I'm going to celebrate it. This is the first album, and the simplest—classic black tie.