A Trip to Europe

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Apologies for the radio silence recently – I’ve been busy with a few things, but most notable is the fact that I’ve been out of the country for the last week. I plan on getting back to my regular posting schedule somewhat soon, but in the meantime here’s what I brought with me: Navy flannel […]

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Sonoma Getaway

Headed to wine country for the weekend. Here’s what I’m bringing: Linen blend sportcoat Cotton/linen spread collar shirt Chambray shirt White and off-white chinos (because I’ll probably spill wine on one pair) Swim trunks Penny loafers Sneakers A nice belt Heather gray pocket tee Sunglasses A dopp kit with the essentials Now I just need to throw […]

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Packing For a Summer Wedding

Wedding season is here again – here’s what I’m planning on bringing this time around. First stop – off to Ann Arbor, Michigan! Gray wool fresco suit Linen blend sportcoat White spread collar shirt Cotton/linen spread collar shirt Chambray shirt Madras shirt Breton White and khaki chinos Some nice ties Black captoes Penny loafers Sneakers […]

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Packing for a Thanksgiving Weekend Trip

I’ll be out for a couple of days visiting family over the long weekend. Here’s what I stuffed in my overnight bag: Oxford and chambray shirts Shetland sweater Raw denim Cotton trousers M65 jacket Unlined suede bluchers Shell cordovan wingtips Cashmere scarf A good leather belt Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

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A Trip Up North

Those of you that follow me on Instagram and twitter already know that I recently arrived in Eastern Canada. No, I’m farther east than Toronto. Yup, still past Nova Scotia. I’m talking waaaay east – like the farthest east you can possibly go on this continent. I’ll be here for the rest of the week and […]

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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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A Quick Trip to Vegas

I’m heading to Vegas tomorrow to check out the recently completed Vegas High Roller. It’s the world’s largest observation wheel at 550 feet, and I had the pleasure of working for the firm that designed it. One of the best things about being a structural engineer is seeing the projects you’ve worked so hard on become […]

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A Trip to New York City

I’m leaving for NYC tomorrow. I’m counting it as a vacation, but I’ll definitely be doing a lot blog work while there – meeting with vendors, trying on awesome clothes, taking pictures, writing – sounds terrible, doesn’t it? Oh, and since I always get so many questions about where each item comes from in these posts, I’ve […]

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Packing for a Wedding

Wedding season is in full swing for me, and once again I’ll be jetting off for some weekend nuptials. It can be challenging to pack for weddings that involve air travel because there is such a demand for dressing well but everything must fit in a carry-on. Appearance is especially important this time around, since I’ll be […]

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