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  1. Anatomy of a Mercer&Sons Button-down Shirt

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    February 22, 2019 by Ville Raivio

    Mercer&Sons is a very American shirtmaker founded in 1982. It’s helmed by David and Serena Mercer, who founded the factory …
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  2. Interview with Patrick Hall

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    May 24, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? PH: I am 35 years old, and an Episcopal/Anglican priest. I currently work as the …
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  3. Conservatism in men’s clothes

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    January 11, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    “…let me say here a word about conservatism. It does not mean a stubborn refusal to discard what is old …
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  4. Ralph Lauren and the necktie

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    July 18, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    Ralph Lauren has many fans. His career began in 1967 with a range of neckties, and some two years later …
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  5. Anatomy of a vintage Brooks Brothers button-down shirt

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    March 5, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    Those in the know also know that Brooks Brothers used to make “The” button-down shirt, as was good and proper …
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