The Maratac Mid Pilot: A Watch for the Weekend

Maratac Mid Pilot review

Watches are still fairly new territory to me, which is dangerous. Once you have a good grip on a hobby you can make educated purchases based on what you want, what you can afford, and what provides the best value; when you’re just getting started, you think you know these things but in fact you do not. With that reasoning, I’ve been approaching my newfound interest in watches very carefully. […]

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Old Tweed

While I was home over the weekend I took another look through my grandpa’s old closet. These are some of my favorites: two vintage Harris Tweed blazers with a 3-roll-2 button stance, natural shoulders, quarter lining, and thick horn buttons. One is a classic brown/tan herringbone, the other is a large scale grey and red […]

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Restoring Old Shoes

As I’ve mentioned before, I recently inherited a few pairs of wonderful vintage shoes from my uncle and late grandfather. They are all high quality and have been taken care of well, but they’re 20-30 years old and are a bit rough around the edges. This pair is a nice burgundy plaintoe by Ferragamo that my […]

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Old Shoes

Those of us that put significant effort into our dress often tell others the importance of buying well-made things. Quality over quantity, buy better than you think you can afford, and so forth. Although I don’t believe that this mantra needs to be applied to every purchase, it is certainly something to strive for. This […]

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