clothing

The Death of Male Pajamas

Boxers and a T-shirt: That’s how I’ve dressed for bed since ditching footie pajamas in my childhood, and I don’t ever see it changing. Occasionally,…

Three Hawaiian-Shirt-Clad Boomers on Millennials Stealing Their Look

By several accounts, 2018 was the Summer of Sleaze, headlined by Justin Bieber and his arsenal of garish aloha shirts (or, as mainlanders know it,…

Are You a ‘Shmedium’?

A basic item of clothing shouldn’t induce an identity crisis. But as my short, athletically built compadres can confirm, we undertake an exhausting mental calculus…

The Men Who Still Wear Tighty-Whities

In 1934, Wisconsin hosiery company executive and designer Arthur Kneibler received a postcard that depicted a Frenchman wearing a bikini-style bathing suit. The image inspired…