Wednesday, October 23, 2013

On the Street….Rue du Faubourg Saint – HonorĂ©, Paris

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

On the Street…..Via Melegari, Milan

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Modern Family on the Current State of Men’s Fashion

The recent episode of Modern Family provided the most poetic statement about the current shape (or should I say fit) of menswear. I laughed until I cried.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

On the Street….Via Procaccini, Milan

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

On the Street….Arco della Pace, Milan

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

On the Street….Rue du Mont Thabor, Paris

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Anderson’s Stretch Belts

 

THESE ELASTIC ANDERSON’S BELTS CHANGED MY LIFE.

 

Like every young Sartorialist, I know that I’m supposed to wear my pants at my waist and not on my hips like jeans. However, every leather belt I’ve bought never stays in place at my waist – it always slips down my hips, which totally changes the silhouette of the pants that I so carefully articulated to my tailor. For years, I’ve found myself yanking my pants up to the right spot every time I stand up.

 

I seriously considered suspenders, but I’m just not a suspenders guy. I love that suspenders work and I do wear them with my three-piece suits because I like how the vest hides them.

 

The day my life changed was at French Trotter in Paris where I found these belts. I had seen elastic belts before, but they’ve always been too thick and chunky. This particular version of Anderson’s are much thinner and, like a good pair of suspenders, they just work. They comfortably keep my pants in the right spot, no matter how much I’ve eaten or how much weight I’ve lost. These belts live with you…. and they accept you.

 

Unfortunately, I have not been able to find this exact model of Anderson’s, not even at French Trotter. I’m making a public plea to any and all menswear retailers: Do us all a favor and figure out a way to get these belts back in stores. Sartorialists around the world will thank you.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

On the Street…..Rue de L’ecole de Medecine , Paris

Monday, October 21, 2013

On the Street…..Via Tortona, Milan

Monday, October 21, 2013

On the Street….Les Tuileries, Paris

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