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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Wedding Season

Featuring a fresco suit and lightweight cotton tie. Ann Arbor, MI Suit – Suitsupply | Shirt – Proper Cloth | Shoes – Alfred Sargent | Tie – Eidos | Pocket Square – The Tie Bar | Shades – Oliver Peoples

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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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Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Tuxedo – Suitsupply | Tuxedo Shirt – Proper Cloth | Grosgrain bowtie – The Tie Bar | Square – Kent Wang | Captoe oxfords – Alfred Sargent ‘Armfield’ | Cufflinks and studs – vintage | Suspenders (not seen) – vintage | Socks – Pantherella 

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SuitSupply San Francisco: Coming Soon…?

At this point, most of you are probably familiar with Suitsupply, the Dutch menswear darling that has been crushing the $400-$700 suit market (you can see my reviews here and here). In the last few years, the company has made serious progress in their plans for world domination; however, their presence in California has been surprisingly nonexistent. A San Francisco store […]

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Product Review – SuitSupply Tuxedo

This might be my most off-season review yet, but I’m going for it anyway. Why? Because although there is certainly a black tie “season,” the beauty of the Black Tie Event is that it can strike at any time. The key is preparedness, because you’ll never have time to create a black tie rig from […]

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What I Wore – Billionaire Birthday

How often do you get the opportunity to attend a wildly extravagant birthday party in City Hall? Well, once every year – if you know the guy. Tuxedo – Suitsupply (more coming soon) | Shirt – Proper Cloth | Grosgrain bowtie – The Tie Bar | Square – Kent Wang | Velvet slippers – Church’s for Brooks Brothers | Cufflinks […]

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A Rainy Afternoon

As a native Oregonian I grew up loving the rain, and it’s unfortunate to say that California just hasn’t been getting enough of it. Our state is deep into a drought, but the good news is that we had a day of showers recently, and that gave me the opportunity to wear my rainy day […]

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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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