Monthly Archives: May 2011

Thrifty Timepieces

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  For thrifty gents interested in watches, a good resource is the Poor Man’s Watch Forum, pmwf.com.  You can find all kinds of discussion there of great quality watches, many … Continue reading

Pinstripe? No, Rope Stripe!

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Most people simply refer to any striped suiting fabric as a “pinstripe.”  However, there are really many different kinds of stripes, and the pin stripe is just one of them … Continue reading

Sometimes It Just Doesn’t Work

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Sometimes, no matter how great the find, no matter how badly we want it to be right, and no matter how close it comes, an article of clothing just doesn’t … Continue reading

Tone It Down

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  Coco Chanel famously said that the key to dressing well is to take one thing off before you leave the house.  It’s good advice, and though combining patterns well … Continue reading

The Yellow Tie

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  Many men shy away from wearing yellow ties.  Either they associate them with the yellow power ties of the ’80s or they think of yellow as a girly color. … Continue reading

Derby Attire

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  Living in Louisville, the Kentucky Derby is a big deal.  So I decided to get into the festive spirit with an emblematic bow tie with horses on it. Blazer: … Continue reading

The Summer Sportcoat

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  Summer is a time for sportcoats that are lighter in both color and fabric.  This is a silk/linen/wool blend that is in a lighter shade of blue than is … Continue reading

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