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  1. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About PREP, But Were Too Stuck-Up to Ask

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    July 31, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About PREP, But Were Too Stuck-Up to Ask By Mike Steere Toledo Blade¬†staff writer …
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  2. The Arbuturian with Timothy Everest

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    July 26, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Ash J. Lipkin, whose name might as well be a character in one Dickens novel, met Timothy Everest a few …
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  3. Voxsartoria’s Practical Thoughts On Coherent Combinations For Beginners

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    July 17, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    February 2012 was a very good month. The Internet-famous dresser known as Voxsartoria alias F. Corbera AKA Bill created his …
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  4. Cary Grant’s autobiography: Archie Leach

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    July 8, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    In 1963, Cary Grant was at the ripe age of 58 and had nothing more to prove to anyone — …
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  5. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. in Vogue

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    June 27, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    “Mr. Fairbanks’s eye for strong, but un-obvious combinations of colour was apparent in his clear-blue shirt striped and collared in …
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  6. The Kabbaz files

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    June 17, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Alexander Kabbaz is on a mission. Apart from draping the necks and backs of men of ample means, he wants …
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  7. Can I get vents added to my ventless jacket?

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    June 2, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Scrolling back a few years, the incomparable Manton took the time to once again answer the bit that habitually comes …
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  8. The coolest summer shoe leathers

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    May 15, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    We all have anecdotal knowledge of the differences between leathers in the heat of summer, but it’s always nice to …
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  9. Well Suited for the White House: Kennedy style

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    March 25, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    LIFE magazine’s October 13 issue from 1961 included a fascinating analysis on the sprezzidential style of John F. Kennedy and …
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  10. A Favorite English Sentence by G. Bruce Boyer

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    March 17, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    I’ve written this before but here it goes again: The Sartorialist was a treasure trove of inspiration back in the …
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