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  • What are some of the most stylish yet durable socks on the market?

    - David

  • We've got two brands you should check out:

    • Darn Tough Socks: Family owned and operated since 1978, Darn Tough Vermont is one of the last sock mills still operating in the country. They make a range of styles and their comfortable, durable socks are guaranteed for life—no strings attached.
    • AnonymousIsm: A Japanese brand that focuses on superior quality, both in materials and craftsmanship, AnonymousIsm's hard-wearing socks come in a range of cool colors and of-the-moment styles and patterns. You can buy them from shops like Unionmade and Need Supply Co.
  • Are there any online tailors were I can send my wider ties and have them made slimmer?

    - Rick

  • You need SkinnyFatties.com. The Brooklyn-based tailor Joshua Brueckner will painstakingly restitch your ties for you in any desired width between two and three inches for about $34. Plus, he can turn your ties around in about a week.



  • Who makes the best garment steamer?

    - Paul

  • We really like Rowenta's handheld steamer iron. We learned about this little wonder from a stylist who says he stopped using the bulky "professional grade" steamers because this one simply works better. It heats up quickly and comes with a fabric brush and lint pad to remove threads, hairs and fuzz. But most importantly, it provides a wide, even stream of steam at the touch of a button.





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