How to Remove Pills from Sweaters

As we said a couple of weeks ago here on the blog the Chop is particularly excited to be entering the heart of sweater season- particularly cardigan sweater season. But unfortunately it’s not as easy as just reaching into the back of the closet and feeling around for something wool to throw on. Around this […]

The Chop Approves of Colored Chinos

Usually when we dispense style advice on this site, we’re doing nothing more than rehashing the tried and true basics along with a little local color and a lot of personal bias. Unlike a great number of bloggers operating in the menswear category, You’ll never see us hyping up a Gilt flash sale or suckling […]

Spring Shoes

There’s a scene in The Devil Wears Prada where Meryl Streep gives Anne Hathaway a very cool and refined dressing down for her ignorance of how fashion cycles work. It’s pretty much all the average person needs to know about High Fashion, and it’s a lesson that we’d all do well not to forget. She […]

Confirmed Stock @ 2640 Space This Saturday

If you live in Maryland, and happen to be a gentleman of discerning taste and consummate style, then this Saturday is your Black Friday, your Fashion Week, and your Record Store Day all rolled into one. Confirmed Stock makes its debut at 2640 on Saturday, and we couldn’t be more excited for it. Billing itself […]

How to Pull Off Wearing a Soccer Jersey

The work we do in our non-blogging life takes us all over the world. We’ve been to some very exotic places and had some incredible experiences, and everywhere we go we like to pick up something in the way of a souvenir. The only problem is; we hate souvenirs. It doesn’t matter whether you’re in […]