E.T. Screening @ Patterson Park Tonight

Something happened after Hampdenfest. It hit us that all of a sudden the Summer was over. Like for real over. It’s starting to get dark a bit earlier and the air conditioners are about to come out of the windows. We’re wearing cardigans. And one of our favorite Baltimore pastimes, Summer outdoor movie season is […]

What’s Your Trademark?

We’re in the thick of Fall now. Fall Fashion. ZOMG. There’s a ton of brand new shit that you have to wear (that looks suspiciously like certain old shit) and in the Fall there’s no shortage of places to wear it. The great part of Autumn is that the fashion world prepares for it all […]

How to Dress for Summer

Just do this… all Summer, all day long, every Summer, every day. These sons of bitches are so goddamn dapper that poor Brigitte Fossey can’t decide which one of them to devour first… and third. If you ever wanted to know how to dress for Summer, cancel your GQ subscription and pay no mind to […]

Messenger Bags: The Most Stylish Way to Tote a Laptop

It recently occurred to us than since we now own a laptop, we’re going to be in need of a bag in which to carry it if we want to take it with us next time we go a-traveling. After all, the TSA is good for more than just groping your grandma and stealing your […]

Interview With Sixteen Tons Proprietor Daniel Wylie

As you may already know, the Chop is no stranger to matters of style. Classic American fashion is one of the cornerstones of this blog. So when we heard word of a new men’s shop opening in Hampden, you can believe it raised our eyebrows pretty high. For too many years quality menswear in Baltimore […]