Well-Suited with Boardroom Socks

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Not all dress socks are equal. Boardroom Socks makes some the most comfortable, professional, and attractive dress socks we have reviewed. And, frankly, that’s saying something, because we have tried out some excellent business socks over the years. What makes this brand so special? Overall construction is top-notch and both the merino wool and mercerized … [Read more…]

OTC Recommends: The George Boot from Cobbler Union

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We recently introduced OTC readers to Cobbler Union, a new footwear brand that creates bespoke quality shoes at perfectly attainable prices. The company was founded by luxury footwear industry veterans who know what goes into shoes costing thousands of dollars. Using their powers for good, these fellows set about the goal of allowing any stylish … [Read more…]

Perfect: The HonourMark British Motorcycle Jacket

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There are certain things in life that immediately speak to you. It’s the way you know with a single touch or glance that something is special, an example of craftsmanship set apart from others. A Frank Clegg leather bag stands alone in the world of daily portage. A Jon Green bespoke suit is a sartorial … [Read more…]

Paul Stuart Made to Order Footwear – The Fitting

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“It all begins with the fit.” Peter Agati, Paul Stuart’s shoe buyer, is a shoe guy through and through. He knows shoes and he knows that what matters most is fit. If the fit is off, nothing else matters. If the fit is right, everything else falls into place. His first trip to a shoe … [Read more…]

Basics 101: The Blue Blazer

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Perhaps more than any other male garment, the traditional blue blazer is the backbone of any serious wardrobe. As versatile pieces go, it stands head and shoulders above almost any other piece of tailored clothing, and with good reason. When it comes to meeting your needs in a sartorial pinch, the navy blazer is chameleon-like. … [Read more…]

Emmett Shirts: English Style Meets British Flair

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Typically, when one considers Jermyn Street, London’s storied home to menswear’s bespoke luminaries,  a particular expectation comes to mind. Elegance, craftsmanship, detail, and tradition. While all of these traits still hold true for the area’s established labels, some are working hard to bring Jermyn Street a little excitement, to boot. Emmett Shirts is one of … [Read more…]