Category Archives: Suits

Formal outfits that include a suit

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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

Pfft.

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New office “Smart Casual” dress code?  Pfft.  Forget about it.  I want to wear my new suit. Suit: Ralph Lauren Purple Label, consignment store, $28 Shirt: Luciano Barbera, trade, $0 … Continue reading

Sigh.

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After a week of being out sick and working from home, I finally felt well enough last week to get suited and booted and get back in the office.  Only … Continue reading

Happy Accidents

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Most of the time when you buy something that’s been tailored for someone else’s body, you end up spending money to make it fit right, and if you don’t, you … Continue reading

Decisions

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In a happy accident, I stumbled across this suit in a consignment shop a couple of weeks ago on a walk to the hardware store for something I needed for … Continue reading

Gray Flannel & Monk Straps

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Monk straps, being more casual than shoes with laces, would normally be an odd match for the relative formality of a double-breasted suit.  The fact that this suit is made … Continue reading

Three (Small) Patterns

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  Suit: Hickey Freeman, thrifted, $20 Shirt: Brooks Brothers Golden Fleece, bought secondhand online, $40 Tie: Norman Hilton, gift, $0 Pocket Square: thetiebar.com, gift, $0 Shoes: Allen Edmonds, Ebay, $40 … Continue reading

Vested Interest

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  Suit: Varsity Towne, thrifted, $10 Shirt: Brooks Brothers, bought secondhand online, $40 Tie: Kountz & Rider, traded for, $0 Pocket square: Faconnable, thrifted, $5 Shoes: Johnston & Murphy, thrifted, … Continue reading

Chesterfield

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One of the great classic styles of overcoats is called the chesterfield.  It’s single-breasted, with a fly front (hidden buttons), a velvet collar, and a breast pocket.  The velvet collar … Continue reading

Gun Club checked jacket

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   Jacket: Daks, vintage store, $20 Trousers: Brooks Brothers, outlet clearance, $10 Shirt: Brooks Brothers, bought secondhand online, $40 Tie: Drakes, online clearance, $55 Shoes: Alden, consignment store, $60 Total: … Continue reading

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