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  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

On The Border


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

Summer is Fading


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



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

Shopping the Thrifty Gent, pt. 3


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



  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



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



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

Fudging It


I picked up a new navy blazer recently, anticipating losing a bit more weight.  I’m not quite there yet, and the jacket is a bit tight in the middle.  No … Continue reading



When you go out in the snow to get pictures of your outfit, you know you’re dedicated.  Or that you have a problem.  I’ll leave it to you to decide … Continue reading

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