A Short Summer

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I’m sure I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again just to be safe – I hate shorts. Whether it’s in reference to arms or legs, I just don’t feel like I have the muscle mass or melanin in my limbs to make this style feasible. With that said, I totally get the appeal – when it’s hot out, why would you want to wear anything else? […]

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Meet the Parents

Packing for Hawaii

Every now and again I see an article or forum discussion outlining how to dress when meeting the parents of the person you’re dating. The answers are usually to wear something put-together enough to convey respect, but without being overly stuffy – something like an OCBD with a sweater and khakis, and maybe some suede chukkas to finish it off. […]

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A Trip to Europe

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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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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What I Wore: Newfoundland

I just got back from a rather spontaneous week-long trip to Newfoundland with my girlfriend; for that reason, I’m a bit behind on blog emails and posts. I don’t have many photos of myself from the trip (most of my photos are of the amazing landscape) but here’s a quick shot of what I wore […]

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The Sailing Life

Featuring the seafaring Breton and an Omega Seamaster. Long Island Sound, NY Breton – Uniqlo | Chinos – J. Crew | Shades – Warby Parker | Sneakers – Superga | Watch – vintage Omega

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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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San Francisco Summer

I told you guys that summers in SF were gray and chilly, and I wasn’t kidding. As an aside – I’ll be in my home state of Oregon for a few days, so regular posting will probably resume some time next week. If you’d like to stay in the loop while I’m away, follow me […]

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