Now that you know: #30folds30days, Day 30, Double Plateau Fold

There was a guy walking today through a park in Stamford. Full black wool suit and white new balance sneakers. From a style perspective, it was a fairly unmitigated disaster. You can wear black suits to work, but I definitely wouldn’t in the middle of the summer, on one of the hottest days of the … More Now that you know: #30folds30days, Day 30, Double Plateau Fold

Should You Wear Cargo Shorts: An Infographic

Last week, I saw that BuzzFeed was making a public service announcement that cargo shorts are pretty awful and should be wiped from the planet. But, there are some situations that arise, where it may be okay to wear cargo shorts. So, I took the liberty of painstakingly creating an infographic describing the situations in … More Should You Wear Cargo Shorts: An Infographic

Can and Should, the Wearing of Ascots and Neckerchiefs: #30folds30days, Three Point Winged Fold, Day 29

Life is about navigating a series of “can”s and “should”s. There are many, many things you can do. Whether you should or not, is another question entirely. There are some basics that you pick up in youth. Can you touch the hot stove? Yes. Should you? No, definitely not. It continues on throughout life. You certainly can go … More Can and Should, the Wearing of Ascots and Neckerchiefs: #30folds30days, Three Point Winged Fold, Day 29

Quantum Entanglement and Avoiding Accidentally Identical: #30folds30days, Day 28, Double Straight Fold

Scientists recently conducted an experiment where through a series of lasers, prisms, and mirrors, they were able to take two separate particles and make them entangled so that any action on one, would transmit this action through space time to the other particle. It has to do with complicated quantum mechanics, and quantum entanglement, and … More Quantum Entanglement and Avoiding Accidentally Identical: #30folds30days, Day 28, Double Straight Fold

Red Tie, Blue Tie; Flag Pin or Terrorists Win: Grading the Style of the Republican Presidential Debate

First things first. If you don’t wear a flag pin and you’re running for president, you obviously hate America, and want the terrorists to win. Last night was the Republican national debate. We’re taking a break from pocket squares to talk about it. When the question was asked: How many men in blue suits can you … More Red Tie, Blue Tie; Flag Pin or Terrorists Win: Grading the Style of the Republican Presidential Debate

Keeping Time and Watches: #30folds30days, Three Risers Fold, Day 27

I never really liked pictures. When I was younger, I always said that I didn’t want pictures taken, because I wanted to live in the moment, rather than worrying about remembering it. I hated posed pictures and staged shots. I preferred when I could snap candids if I was taking pictures. There’s people that say … More Keeping Time and Watches: #30folds30days, Three Risers Fold, Day 27

Keeping it together, Cufflinks and Faux French Cuffs: #30folds30days, Three Ripples Fold, Day 26

Some days, everything is right. Others not so much, and it is all that you can do to keep it together. Your dog died, your girl broke up with you, you lost your job, or you realized the Paul Stuart warehouse sales are never coming back. There’s a saying: “Fake it til you make it.” Sometimes my outsides … More Keeping it together, Cufflinks and Faux French Cuffs: #30folds30days, Three Ripples Fold, Day 26

Cool and Sunglasses: #30folds30days, Rising Peak Fold, Day 25

Some days, I walk out the door, and I know that I have it. Whatever it is, I got it. The sun shining, a fresh pair of shoes, and a well fitting suit. It all just comes together, and I feel…cool. Not in a superior way, but in a way that just radiates positive energy. You know when … More Cool and Sunglasses: #30folds30days, Rising Peak Fold, Day 25