Montreal is really beautiful. Great history, architecture, men’s shops, and restaurants! We met with AskAndy Forum Member, Barrister & Solicitor. And yes he is an attorney! I’m always amazed at those folks who can speak several languages fluently (and in Barrister & Solicitor’s case – really fluently)! Where I’m still struggling with […]
Just was featured in the Old Farmer’s 2016 Almanac, page 18, reporting men’s fashion trends for 2016. For Men, “Black has traditionally not been acceptable for business suits, but there has been a gain in its popularity.” –Andy Gilchrist, author, “The Encyclopedia of Men’s Clothes.”
Here are the photos from the Hong Kong Ask Andy Event, April 11, 2015 First to arrive was Arvind from www.CustomMen.com in New York City (but the tailoring is done in Hong Kong) with my new sport jacket. Look at that lining! And the breast pocket is lined with the […]
Best Men’s Shopping Day ever!! OldSarge has been the inspiration for several of these excursions into Orange County, but this was the best! We started at Allen Edmonds store in South Coast Plaza where Manager Dan greeted us by opening an hour early, providing coffee and croissants or muffins and […]
Got to visit with Alan at his presentation at Palm Springs. I met him a few years ago in New York City when I was there for one of the AskAndy Events and got to tour his custom shop. And since then we’ve exchange e-mails. He had a video […]
Thanks to Read Wall for hosting this great afternoon. The Copper Fox Rye and Gin lived up to their reputation. Thanks to Rick Wasmund! http://www.copperfox.biz/index/ And thanks to Eric of Read Wall for bartending. Read Wall has a fantastic store in Georgetown with […]
What the Hell Happened to #Menswear? BY JIAN DELEON December 18, 2013 Yesterday Tumblr released its Year In Review of 2013’s most reblogged posts. One of the categories shows what’s been really popular in the menswear hashtag—and boy is it disappointing. What once used to be a genuine pulse of […]
I have a little quote about quilted jackets in this feature on Mainline Menswear: It’s number #6 Quilted Jacket When I first hear the word “quilted” I think of my grandma’s bed spread. But that memory passes and I think of the great and practical winter jacket! The quilting is […]
Thresher & Glenny hosted the AskAndy London event. The historic tailor shop offers bespoke, made to measure and made to order suits, morning coats, dinner jackets, sports coats and blazers, overcoats, shirts (bespoke, made to measure and ready for service), ties, handkerchiefs, boxers, socks, cufflinks and other accessories In addition to […]
In Part II of PinStripeTweed’s interview(here’s Part I for those who missed it) Andy talks about how he’s kept up with the AskAndyAboutClothes forum’s incredible growth and reveaas some of his personal clothing preferences. Read the full interview >>
PinstripesandTweed.com sat down with Andy Gilchrist to talk about his expansive fashion forum, his new website, his Encyclopedia of Men’s Clothes and how he has maintained his following of loyal readers throughout the years. Read the full interview >>
Andy Gilchrist has become a leading men’s style guru since founding AskAndyAboutClothes.com in 2001. In this interview with the Washington Times he discusses his life and career and the overall state of men’s fashion in our society that seems to send the message that men shouldn’t care about their appearance.
Kansas Sate University paper talks with Andy Gilchrist, the maker of AskAndyAboutClothes, a site dedicated to helping men dress better and use their fashion choices to convey who they are and help them achieve more of what they want.
Few websites have emerged to cater to the often fanatical interestes many men have towards the world of classical men’s clothing. AskAndyAboutClothes is one of the most popular. Andy Gilchrist, of AskAndy, started his site in 2001, two years after retiring from the aerospace division of TRW in Redondo Beach, […]