Editorial

My prescribed sartorial on-camera upgrade for podcast host, writer, professor, emergent prince of all media and my future ex-boyfriend, Scott Galloway.

Menswear

We all love a t-shirt. And a custom, made-to-order process that leaves no waste or unsold garments is a compelling one. But can (or will) people spend $64 for one?

Menswear

The decline in eyesight that comes with middle age does not mean one needs to be condemned to ugly drugstore reading glasses.

Editorial

Especially in this time of unparalleled uncertainty, a crisp white dress shirt, a tailored jacket and a pair of polished wingtips can help remind me that all civilization is not necessarily lost and maybe even still worth celebrating a bit. Sweatpants don’t do that for me.

Editorial

In an uncertain time when so much has been taken away from us, it’s nice to have a reason to get dressed, which takes away some of the sting

Menswear

When it comes to good shoes that last for the long haul, I’ve learned that it doesn’t pay to play it cheap.

Grooming

Even though we only think of it in tropical climes and times, we should really be wearing sunscreen year-round. A broad-spectrum sunscreen with at least 30 SPF is where it’s at.

Editorial

Compared to a year ago, the scene on the streets and in restaurants, parks and other parts of New York City is infinitely brighter. Hope is here, and we’re gonna be okay.

Entertainment

One’s musical taste is developed in three acts: junior high, high school and college. That was the 1980s for me. And the biggest influence on us Gen Xers can be summed up in three letters: MTV.

Editorial

Compared to a year ago, the scene on the streets and in restaurants, parks and other parts of New York City is infinitely brighter. Hope is here, and we’re gonna be okay.

Podcast

In this re-engagement with the podcast, I’m recalling (and adding to) the values I explored when I created this blog more than a decade ago.

Podcast

Getting a COVID test and buying online custom clothing during a pandemic, when in-person shopping and tailoring is limited.

Podcast

Some days are good. Other days are not so good. But I have enough experience and hindsight to know that this, too, shall pass. In the meantime… much to watch, listen to, read and write.

Menswear

Online custom suits can be a daunting and confounding prospect. In this episode, I talk about my own experiences with it.