Chinos for Spring and Summer

Like I mentioned in my “Spring Selections” post, chinos are a great item to have on hand when the weather starts to warm up (and they’re much more affordable than loafers, too). Like many other popular men’s garments, chinos have a military background but have become immensely popular with civilians over the decades. They offer a casual […]

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Sailing in the Bay

Having friends with access to a sailboat is a great asset when living in the Bay Area. Sailing around the bridge piers and islands and taking in the incredible views is one of the best ways to spend a sunny Saturday. Of course, dressing for nautical adventures has its own set of challenges. The temperatures […]

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Business Casual Basics, Part II: Dress Pants 

After some positive feedback from my first business casual post (I see you, Reddit) I’ve decided to continue the series for my fellow white collar ballers (being a baller is not actually required). Again, this may be old hat to some, but for those that are interested – read on. 1. Please stop buying black […]

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Into the Wild

Fall in New England. Shirt – Ratio OCBD | Tweed Blazer – J. Crew | Shetland Sweater: Gant by Michael Bastain | Denim – Bonobos | Shoes: Generic Surplus | Cashmere Scarf – Nieman Marucs

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WIWT: Comfy Boy Steez

Casual Friday + cool and cloudy + head cold = this. Nothing like a flannel ‘shacket’ to take the edge off of a cold morning. Coincidentally, I realized that I’m wearing head-to-toe Bonobos right now; all told, this whole outfit cost ~$30 (new of course). Take that as proof that if you play the sale/store credit game, […]

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What I Wore: Sailing

I’m on a boat and It’s going fast and I’ve got a sweater that’s made by Michael Bastian The weather was wonderful in San Francisco this weekend and I had the good fortune of spending most of it on a beautiful sailboat with several of my close friends, cruising around the Bay’s bridges and islands. […]

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What I Wore: Running late

My work attire has been rather dull lately, so I felt like peacocking a bit with this medley of #menswear: OCBD, madras tie, unstructured jacket, NATO strap on an Omega and oxfords sans socks. I wouldn’t wear this to work every day but it’s fun to throw it all in the mix every now and […]

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