Jason Merrill is a connoisseur of a bygone era. If you want to know proper formal attire from 1837 until 1920, Jason is your guy. We discuss all sorts of ways to improve your fashion. Do you know the difference between shirt studs and cuff links? Are you aware that the so-called fedora you are wearing is probably a trilby? How can you tell an ascot from a cravat? What is the proper dress code for a White Tie event? We answer all these questions and more.
*BONUS EPISODE – Victorian Era Eyeglass Innovations*
Jason and I discuss the difference between a monocle and a quizzing glass, as well as President Teddy Roosevelt’s pince-nez.