Tag Archives: Crockett & Jones

Herringbone

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  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

Dedication

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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

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

An Odd Jacket

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Today’s jacket is an odd one in more than one sense of the word.  Another name for a sport coat or blazer is an “odd jacket,” not because it’s weird … Continue reading

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

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

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

Brrrr

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Fall arrived with a vengeance this weekend, with highs in the low 50s on Sunday.  I was scheduled to be outside for a couple of hours volunteering at an art … Continue reading

The Robo-pose

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The guys who frequent internet men’s clothing forums such as Styleforum and Ask Andy refer to this pose as the robo-pose.  Hands at the sides, legs straight, body upright, it’s … Continue reading

Nice Titfer

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“Nice titfer” my British friend said to me as I took off my hat while stepping into the church building one summer Sunday. “Excuse me?” I said, wondering if I … Continue reading

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