Deo Veritas: The Best Online Custom Shirts


Deo Veritas makes custom shirts and as far as we are concerned, theirs are some of the finest OTC has reviewed.  From fabric to fit to construction to detail, the product is exceptional and perhaps the closest to bespoke we have found. Established in 2007, this Chicago-based company is focused on providing outstanding shirting, perfecting … [Read more…]

Bull + Moose Launches with Polo Champion as Brand Ambassador

Bull+Moose DC Metro Square

Preppy tie maker Bull + Moose has officially launched its flagship website, bringing to fruition a brand built on style, but designed to give back to those who need help. Currently offering an inaugural collection of bow ties and neckties, the B+M look can be described as classic with a modern twist.  The narrow portfolio … [Read more…]

Socks We Love: Dapper Classics

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You know all those great socks you always see guys wearing in menswear magazines or on fashion websites?  The ones in pictures of impossibly cool and sharply dressed guys at Pitti Uomo or captured on the streets of New York, Paris, or Milan?  Rich solids, whimsical dots, or check-me-out stripes.  We love those socks. Socks … [Read more…]

Smart Style: Shoe Recrafting

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One of the true hallmarks of that storied East Coast Ivy League lifestyle known as “preppy” is its practitioners’ predilection for thrift. The longevity of a shirt, sweater, favorite pair of khakis, or treasured sport coat is in many ways more prized than anything else.  While those committed to mere preppy fashion may stuff their … [Read more…]

Running Lite With ECCO

ECCO Running Photoshoot (8.2013)

When asked, many people think of footwear brand ECCO as purveyors of comfortable European-inspired walking shoes.  And while this is very much true, and we love them for it, the company also innovates in several other forward-thinking categories, including athletics.  The Biom EVO Racer Lite running shoe is a great example of ECCO’s dedication to … [Read more…]