The Chop Approves of Fox River Gloves

It’s no secret that the Chop is a big fan of woolen garments. We’re practically one quarter sheep on our mother’s side. Jackets, overcoats, even chunky socks; we wear it all, all Winter long. Strangely though we’ve never been much on gloves. We’re they type whose prone to leave one glove behind when we go […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wool for Winter Part 3: The Topcoat

So by now you know all about pea coats and wool bombers, and you’re looking great and feeling like a million bucks. But then comes January. Another Snowpocalypse, maybe. Sleet. Rain. Ice. The fucking bastard wind. What you need is more than a mere coat… you need sartorial armor. The whole point of this series […]

Wool for Winter Part 2: The Bomber

Now that we’ve thoroughly covered the ins and outs of the classic pea coat, you might be saying to yourself “Yeah, that’s all well and good Chop, but sometimes I just want to run out and buy groceries.” We understand this perfectly well. While a pea coat or a proper overcoat is highly desirable as […]