Made in the Suede

Although I feel that full-grain calfskin shoes should probably be the cornerstone of a small shoe wardrobe like mine, I can’t seem to keep myself from gravitating towards suede. Some men seem overly concerned that suede is difficult to maintain or is “out of style” for some strange reason, but I have never had an […]

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New England Summer Nights

Featuring the “Security Guard” uniform – navy blazer, grey trousers, and brown suede shoes. A summery repp stripe tie doesn’t hurt either. Topsfield, MA Blazer – Beckett & Robb x Loro Piana | Tie – Breuer c/o Khaki’s of Carmel | Trousers – Khaki’s of Carmel | Shirt – Proper Cloth | Pocket Square – Kent Wang | Shoes – Sid Mashburn

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Saturday in NYC, Part 1

Last Saturday was a very #menswear day – I spent the day attending trade shows, trying on nice clothes, drinking scotch, talking about the value of handwork in shirts, and so on. This is what I wore – nothing too fancy. These are some of my favorite items to put on so it’s a look that […]

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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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Business Casual Basics, Part III: Shoes

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Previously: Part I, Part II. This is the third installment for my fellow white collar ballers. If you’ve spent any time learning about men’s clothing (be it from family, friends, or the internet) you’ve probably heard a disproportional amount of talk about shoes. Shoes are a huge part of what dressing well is about (both […]

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WIWY: Classic

In the past year, the menswear community has really begun to feel the tides change from “slim is in” to “relaxed fit is right,” i.e. the classic “shape vs. drape” argument. I’m sure this will ultimately pass through the median “classic” point and head to the other side of the spectrum, as it always does. […]

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