Monthly Archives: December 2012

Steppin’ Out…

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“In my top hat, and my white tie, and my tails…” The Thrifty Mrs. and I were invited to a ’20s-themed birthday party last night, so we donned our best … Continue reading


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I’ve been playing around with new locations to take photos for the blog, and while this shady alley gets me out of direct sunlight, my phone’s limitations are resulting in … Continue reading

Business Checks

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Suits in fabrics that have relatively small, subtle checks or windowpanes are useful.  They’re versatile, because depending on the accessories you choose, they can easily be dressed up or down. … Continue reading

That Roll

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In my opinion, a button-down collar should be bold about its identity.  It shouldn’t have short, stubby little collar points that barely button down.  The collar points should be long … Continue reading


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I’ve spoken many times before about the importance of texture in clothing, especially in ties.  Texture is most often found in wool, cashmere, cotton, and linen ties, but silk can … Continue reading

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