Shopping the Thrifty Gent, Part 4

11-15-2013Jeff

I have several nice items up for sale on Ebay right now, including shell cordovan and alligator shoes, tweed jackets, and high-end dress shirts! There’s more to come, too – … Continue reading

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Low Contrast

09-11-2013Jeff

Sometimes low-contrast outfits can be challenging.  When the elements don’t contrast much, sometimes they clash instead of blending well, and sometimes the overall effect can be somewhat boring.  I think … Continue reading

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Hello, Professor

09-6-2013Jeff

  Blazer: Schupp & Snyder, thrifted, $12 Shirt: Brooks Brothers, thrifted, $5 Tie: Some old store brand, trade, $0 Pants: Brooks Brothers, store sale, $70 Shoes: Brooks Brothers, clearance, $180 … Continue reading

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On The Border

09-4-2013Jeff

What do you when you’re on the border between seasons? You’re ready for the colors and textures of fall, but the thermometer still says it’s summer.  Well, you wear clothes … Continue reading

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Summer is Fading

08-22-2013Jeff

The last days of seersucker season are quickly running out – after Labor Day, summer clothes like this go into the closet to hibernate until next spring.        Jacket: … Continue reading

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Back

08-20-2013Jeff

After a couple months of being lazy in my dressing and my posting, I’m going to try to get back to wearing respectable clothes more frequently and posting more often. … Continue reading

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Shopping the Thrifty Gent, pt. 3

05-3-2013Jeff

I have another great round of items up for sale on Ebay right now, including suits by Brooks Brothers and Southwick, Brooks Brothers made-in-England dress shoes, pants by Luciano Barbera, … Continue reading

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Herringbone

03-31-2013Jeff

  Sportcoat: Fay, thrifted, $15 Trousers: Brooks Brothers, sale, $50 Shirt: Brooks Brothers, bought secondhand online, $40 Tie: BG&C, store sale, $20 Shoes: Crockett & Jones for Brooks Brothers, clearance, … Continue reading

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Awkward

03-30-2013Jeff

See that awkward, uncomfortable look on my face?  That’s the look that says, “I don’t like this ‘smart casual’ dress code and would really feel more comfortable in this outfit … Continue reading

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Welcome

03-29-2013Jeff

If you’ve just found my blog via the Fashion View page in the Voice-Tribune, welcome!  Hope you enjoy my attempts at fashion on a budget. Photo by Chris Humphreys, courtesy … Continue reading

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