Author: Stephen Pulvirent

One of the problems I face with summer dressing is finding a suitable drapey replacement for flannel and worsted trousers. I personally like my trousers with a nice drape, especially…

Read More Lazy In Linen

Well after a week in London, it finally happened: a day with no rain. And, as you of course know, that means new shoe day. I have a pair of…

Read More Driving Me Crazy

This past week I traveled home from University, and must say I was more than a bit appalled by what I saw in the airports and on the planes. Now…

Read More The Inelegance Of Travel

The “Ivy League Look” is experiencing a huge revival right now, much to my excitement,  but ironically enough, it is mostly missing the college campus. As a student at an…

Read More Professor of Style

So as summer weather begins to creep into our lives, the fresh, light colors of spring get a bit more intense and any outfit lacking in a dash of color…

Read More Shots of Color

There is always much talk of sprezzatura and affected nonchalance in men’s dressing and style, and has been for at least some 500 odd years or so. Too often though,…

Read More Sprezzatura Revisited

Men have been shaving for thousands of years, using everything from seashells, to sharpened rocks, and eventually metal tools. These metal tools changed many times over, but the modern Double…

Read More Cutting it Close

Few sources have taught me as much about the history of classic men’s style as James Sherwood’s book The London Cut: Savile Row Bespoke Tailoring. If you have not yet…

Read More Required Reading: The London Cut