Tag Archives: Hackett

Rule No. 1 of The Middle Ground. Buy the Best.

Of course I mean the best you can afford. But if you find yourself wearing fewer sports coats and even fewer ties (don’t even get me started on the scarcity of suits these days…), you are going to have to … Continue reading

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Homage or Fromage?

We’ve all discussed the dangers of slipping over into costume, but there is also something to be said for comfort. For a meeting today, my second day out of the hospital (diverticulitis, ugh), I didn’t feel up to donning a … Continue reading

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OCD about OC(non-BD)

(Not oxford cloth.)  I know that the historical record proves me wrong, but I would swear that this country — possibly the western world — was founded and built by men wearing oxford cloth shirts. There just can’t be anything … Continue reading

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