Monthly Archives: October 2012

Swing and a Miss

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Sometimes when you try out a new combination of pieces in an outfit it works well…and sometimes it doesn’t.  This, I think, is the latter – I wanted to wear … Continue reading

For Sale

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If you’re a thrifty gent and wear around a 44-46 Regular jacket size, you should check out the very nice items from Oxxford and Zegna I currently have for sale … Continue reading

Casual Friday

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Cotton trousers, like khakis/chinos or these corduroys, generally aren’t good for dressy, formal occasions because they don’t drape well and wrinkle easily.  But they’re perfect for casual Fridays when a … Continue reading

Test Time

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After reading my blog and the comments I’ve posted about how things should fit, can you spot the problem with this suit’s fit?                … Continue reading

Fakin’ It

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I’ve talked before about how ties that are solid in color but have texture (like knits) are great additions to a wardrobe because they pair well with patterned clothes but … Continue reading

Casual

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Lest you think I wear coat and tie all the time, here’s proof otherwise.                                 … Continue reading

Matchy-matchy

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Ever seen a guy who’s just a little too well coordinated?  The kind of guy whose shirt color matches his socks, and his cufflinks, and the stripe in his suit?  While … Continue reading

The Tartan Tie

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Suit: Southwick, thrifted, $8 Shirt: Brooks Brothers, thrifted, $5 Tie: J. Press, thrifted, $5 Shoes: Allen Edmonds, Ebay, $40 Total: $58 If I’d paid retail prices: $1200 or more   

Love

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I confess I’m having a bit of a love affair with this suit lately, mostly because it’s pretty much my best-fitting suit right now.  In fact, it fits me as … Continue reading

Full-on Prep School

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Upon seeing this outfit last week, someone remarked, “That is full-on prep school, man.” I suppose there are worse things to be called.                … Continue reading

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