The 5 Best Short Sleeve Button Down Shirts For Summer

A lot of guys and gals out there consider short sleeve shirts a no-no, and I get it: no one wants to look like Dwight Schrute. But I’m here to argue that they can be worn well. I’ll start by listing some advice that I’ll call rules but are really just suggestions that I think … Read more

The 8 Most Criminally Underrated Boot Brands

While a lot of the world’s bootmakers are amazing craftspeople, they aren’t always great marketers or tech aficionados, so their amazing products languish in the shadows… until a couple of doofus shoe fans make a list like this one.   For this video (and article!) I needed help from someone with even more in-depth and niche … Read more

The 5 Best Jackets I Own That No One Can Buy Anymore

This is likely the most pointless and self indulgent article I’ve ever written. After all, why would I talk about products no one can buy? Well, the idea came about when I decided I wanted to make a video about my favorite jackets and realized that a significant portion of them had been discontinued, so … Read more

The 5 Best “Heritage” Style Shorts for Rugged Guys

This is a really niche topic, but since this site is about the kind of apparel that I look for, we’re doing it: the best heritage shorts. What Does Heritage Mean? We’ve published an entire article about what heritage means, but generally speaking, it refers to vintage or vintage-inspired casual American clothing for men, and … Read more

Why the Best Lightweight Jacket is Taylor Stitch’s Ojai

My favorite lightweight jacket is Taylor Stitch’s Ojai. Here are a few terms I’ve seen used to describe it: “updated version of a French workwear jacket” “looks and feels like a vintage military jacket.” “a great interpretation of a chore coat” “functional work-bench jacket” “an unstructured blazer” I’ve been wearing this jacket for many months, … Read more

Taylor Stitch’s Ranch Boot Is the Most Underrated Chelsea

I actually quite like Taylor Stitch. I’m not sure if that’s a controversial opinion or not but while I haven’t written about them before, I can’t think of any other digital brand that does such a good job of making and marketing apparel that is both heritage and modern. Not a lot of brands pull … Read more