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.

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Jacket: J. Crew, outlet clearance, $30
Shirt: Brooks Brothers, sale, $45
Tie: Lord & Taylor, thrifted, $2
Pants: Brooks Brothers, sale, $50
Shoes: Alden for Brooks Brothers, sale, $400

Total: $527
At retail prices: Close to $1000

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5 Responses to Summer is Fading

  1. Glad to see you back in the sartorial saddle here. A great ensemble in this post. I am partial especially to your madras tie.

    Best Regards,

    Heinz-Ulrich von B.

  2. Megan says:

    Diggin’ the seersucker! Though I am quite surprised at what you paid for the shoes. Quite a splurge, for a thrifty gent anyway.

    • Jeff says:

      Thanks, Megan! Yes, the shoes were something of a splurge, but they were entirely paid for by the proceeds from selling thrifted clothes, so I still consider them in the thrifty gent’s ballpark.

  3. Axel Jones says:

    Love the tie. And the shoes are cordovan, yes?

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