May is for Madras

madras spring proper cloth

I’ll be honest, spring is probably my least favorite season. First, it means that we’re still half of a sun orbit from autumn, which is clearly the superior season. It also lacks the vacation-ness that summer provides, or the cozy, holiday vibes of winter. So yeah, not my favorite. There is one thing that spring does well, though – it’s a great time for wearing madras. […]

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A Holiday Gift Guide for the Menswear-Inclined: 2015

The upcoming sale season makes it too easy to start focusing on buying for yourself and forget about the impending holidays; I’m here to remind you that it’s time to put that shoe purchase on the backburner and start planning out what you’re getting your loved ones. This list is for the men that deserve your gratitude this […]

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Back in California

Featuring the California Tuxedo and Gus’ new wheels. Monterey, CA Blazer – Beckett & Robb x Loro Piana | Trousers – J. Crew ”Bowery” | Cotton-linen shirt – Proper Cloth | Loafers – Brooks Brothers (ebay) | Pocket Square – Put This On | Shades – Warby Parker | Socks – Pantherella

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August in New York

The struggle is real – featuring a cotton-linen shirt, an unlined and open weave wool blazer, and a not-too-skinny fit. SoHo, NYC.  Blazer – Beckett & Robb x Loro Piana | Trousers – J. Crew “ Bowery” | Cotton-linen shirt – Proper Cloth | Loafers – Brooks Brothers (ebay) | Pocket Square – Kent Wang | Shades – Warby Parker | Socks – Pantherella

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Old Money Prep

Featuring madras, penny loafers, white pants, and the updated navy blazer. Newport, RI Blazer – Beckett & Robb x Loro Piana | Chinos – J. Crew | Madras shirt – Proper Cloth | Loafers – Brooks Brothers (ebay) 

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A Trip East

One of the most challenging aspects of packing for me is dealing with tailored clothing – it takes up a lot of space, doesn’t respond that well to folding, and, as much as I love wearing it, can be a hassle during a trip. For that reason, I’m trying something new for this trip and […]

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