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The Upside of Going Beltless

via The Dream Awake

Profiles in Cowardice: Mike Albo jumps back into the menswear ring, describing his fear of the necktie. Perhaps he just hasn’t found the right one. [Esquire]

Today’s E-Commerce: Zara just launched an online shop, and the Valet chaps dutifully dig up the best of the bunch. [Valet]

A Brief History of the Baracuta: The Baracuta jacket, from Elvis to The Hangover Part Two. [To Take the Train]

All Things American: Monitaly keeps things sharp for Fall/Winter. Take notes on this one. [Hypebeast]

It's About Times

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Did you notice anything odd about the Times Style Section today? We don't mean chicken-fashion odd - indeed, we mean good odd. Look, when The Grey Lady offers up another David Coleman piece about the resurgence of pants, a "Modern Love" entry on dead babies/girlfriends/husbands or whatever dust bunnies are rattling around Cathy Horyn's head, we're always the first ones to take the piss.

But today...