I believe that ultimately the more creativity is brought to bear on something,...– Michael Hainey on Fashion Week and the proliferation of street style et al
Anonymous asked: Looking for a cool looking slim cargo pants with extra pockets in an olive or navy blue color. Any idea where I can get one?
Anonymous asked: Best knot for Drakes Grenadine tie on a Cutaway or Spread? And how can I do the dimple of the tie correctly? Thank you.
Anonymous asked: Hey Jake, I was wondering if you knew anything of Stefano Castelli shoes in terms of quality and bang for the buck. Thanks!
Anonymous asked: Top 10 Tumblr #menswear bloggers(based on their style)?
lookyoungspeakold asked: Favorite median grey chinos or cargos in the $150-$200 range? Looking for something versatile that I can use for spring, summer, and most of autumn. The rivet chinos at Epaulet are tempting, but I like a cuff and am not a fan of that white stripe. Thank you, sir.
Anonymous asked: Speaking of ties, what are your picks for office-appropriate ties for each budget?
I just watched the Gant Rugger video of “team Americano”. These guys are posers. Yep, these douche bags have taken inauthenticity to the next level. I haven’t seen guys try that hard since those dudes on the Jersey Shore tried to calculate a tip. Nice clothes though. Thank you for your submission - I value your opinion and appreciate your honesty. Let’s try and break this...
swisssartorialist asked: Hey Jake, I'm thinking of purchasing a navy silk knit tie for spring/summer, around 3 inches wide. Any recommendations?
Anonymous asked: Hey, i was wondering what your opinion is about the Apolis Standard Issue Chambray Service Blazer? It is a viable option as a casual blazer?
Anonymous asked: How much is the Aspesi Field Jacket and where can I find it ?
Anonymous asked: Hey man, love the blog. Was gonna get the dark brown suede tassel loafers from Meermin but then saw they now have the model in burgundy shell cordovan. What would your preference be? Price difference of 180 euros though...
Anonymous asked: Hey Jake, Thanks a billion. You recommended that I seek out Yewon Kim, Alex Maier, and Jeff Hilliard. Yewon and I have been emailing back and forth all night. We share so many similar interests its crazy. I emailed Alex and expect to hear back next week. I heard that Jeff and Yewon no longer work for Haberdash, but the founder and I are from the same part of town in Detroit "the...
thenocoast asked: He could ask me seeing I'm the e-commerce coordinator and yewon no longer works here cough ;)
mymentalrepository asked: Regarding Chicago menswear companies: It's a bit specialized however Optimo Hats are located there. They make truly excellent fedoras.
Normally a man who is fortunate enough to have his own tailor will never buy a...– Luciano Barbera
Anonymous asked: Looking to break into the in-house marketing side of the designer menswear industry--considering all companies big and small. I'm graduating from college soon and want to live in Chicago. I know my options are pretty limited there, but do you know of any companies I should be looking at in the Windy City? Oak Street Bootmakers is on my list...I'm meeting with George in a month. ...
chukkasonthehudson asked: Just wondering which brands you prefer for most of your wool dress pants for the office? I saw you had some light grey Mabitex ones that I liked. And I'm sure you've answered these Q's before but... How wide of a leg opening do you usually ask for at your tailor? Could you recommend a NYC tailor?
Anonymous asked: just found some levi's 501 straight-fit at a vintage market. bought them but i don't wear straight fit and would like to modify them into slimmer fit..or at least boot-cut. Do you think this is possible? I know it's not really your are of expertize -jeans - but worth a try. thank you!
Anonymous asked: Where do Eton shirts rank for you? I like their denim cutaway (Nordstorm have one) and to be honest, that pricepoint is as high as I'm really able to go. Are there better shirts for a similar price or, hopefully, less?
Anonymous asked: Brunello Cucinelli vs Isaia suits?
Anonymous asked: any recommendations on a basic, slim-fitting, navy blue suit for about 600$?
menswear-my-way asked: What type of shoes would you recommend for a hot summer and what do you usually wear during summer? I was wondering also what kind of shoes could I pair with short trousers, or some kinf of more "formal" shorts, because I want to stay sharp, but I don't want to boil, 'cause summers can get really hot here where I live. I apologise if I missed some of the terms, I am not a...