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Sunday, May 24, 2015

From the Shop ↷

NEW! 'Springtime in Italy' Tie

A necessity for striding down springtime streets in Italy. And in the USA, too.


Secret Agent Belt

Look like a fictional British Secret Service agent for just $30.07


300-Year Sterling Silver Buckle Belt

Built to look great forever — even if you live to 300


Disposable Letterpress Beverage Shields

Get some before we use them all up!



Macy's Confirms Improper Tie Width

Macy's Confirms Improper Tie Width
Since this site launched just over a year ago there have been doubts about our stance on skinny ties. Now that Macy's says "We love the skinny tie," it's a metaphysical certainty they're out.

Also of note: 3-button suit jacket, preferred by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and other less-magnificent men.

We won't lead you astray.

(Thanks to reader William Schroeder for the photo submission. Thanks to Macy's for the informative and clarifying store display.)

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Negroni

The classic Negroni is simply equal parts gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth. You can do better.

  • 5 parts Plymouth gin
  • 2 parts Campari
  • 1 part Pimm's No. 1 Cup
  • 1 part sweet vermouth
  • 1 part dry vermouth
  • 2 dashes of orange bitters

Quick shake or stir and pour into chilled Martini glass. Garnish with an orange twist.


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