Inside Track: September 22nd – September 28th Edition

Here are our hand-selected favorites from eBay for this week, plus heads-up on recommended sales. If you’re a member of the Inside Track, log in with your CrateJoy username and password. If you’re not a member, you can join now for just $5 a month. You’ll get access to one of these members-only lists every week, and […]

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How To Read Japanese Fashion Magazines Online

Even in the era of unlimited content, you can run out of interesting things to read pretty quickly, especially when it comes to men’s clothing. Listen to Blamo; browse your Instagram feed; check Reddit and StyleForum, Hypebeast and Complex; see what Permanent Style, Die Workwear, and Put This On posted today and … I dunno, read Dressing the Man again? A resource that’s a […]

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Sale On Dapper Classics’ Hopsack Trousers

Dapper Classics is having a sale on their hopsack trousers until the end of tomorrow. They’re a sponsor on our site, but we’re also a genuine fan of the company — especially the trousers. Most pants today fall into one of two categories. On one end, you have mass-manufactured pants sold at the mall, such […]

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Get An Overcoat This Fall

Men’s style has never been more factionalized. Whereas men once agreed on what they thought were The Good Clothes, today’s landscape is such that the ascendency of one look doesn’t necessarily displace another. Ten years ago, men rallied around Americana and denim, then prep and Italian tailoring. Now with a million style tribes, it’s hard […]

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Inside Track: September 15th – September 21st Edition

Here are our hand-selected favorites from eBay for this week, plus heads-up on recommended sales. If you’re a member of the Inside Track, log in with your CrateJoy username and password. If you’re not a member, you can join now for just $5 a month. You’ll get access to one of these members-only lists every week, and […]

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Inspiration From Emma Thompson In Late Night

When it comes to style inspiration in film, we often look to older movies or stories set in the past, which can cherry-pick vintage fashion or recreate it in a way that increases its relevance today. We champion old Jack Nicholson movies (or later Jack Nicholson movies), the French Connection, or recent work set decades […]

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How Rick Owens Landed At Self Edge

Kiya Babzani is mostly hushed about who patronizes Self Edge, the small denim empire he co-founded with his wife Demitra nearly 15 years ago. But in a 2014 interview with Caught in the Crossfire, he mentioned one of the most unlikely of customers. One day, he got an order for some Flat Head and Iron […]

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Autumn Man Emerges In 85 Degree Weather

BOSTON — The arid ground crunching pleasurably beneath his boots, Mr. Autumn Man David Wertz, 32, reportedly strolled down Massachusetts Avenue on Monday wearing a grey shawl collar cardigan over a plaid collared shirt as he cradled a cold Frappuccino and relished the crisp September morning. “I’ve been so eager to get back into real […]

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Inside Track: September 8th – September 14th Edition

Here are our hand-selected favorites from eBay for this week, plus heads-up on recommended sales. If you’re a member of the Inside Track, log in with your CrateJoy username and password. If you’re not a member, you can join now for just $5 a month. You’ll get access to one of these members-only lists every week, and […]

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What You Can Really Afford: Lee’s 101J

No one knows who invented the denim jacket. The 1906 San Francisco earthquake leveled not only most of the city but also the historical archives of many workwear brands based here. But one of the earliest models, at least, came from Lee. In 1934, they introduced their slimline 101J jacket — a companion to their […]

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