Tag Archives: J. Press

Vintage Tweed

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Fall is my favorite time of year. Fall clothes are my favorite kind of clothes. And a great tweed jacket may be my favorite of all. Jacket: Vintage tweed, unknown … 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

The Tartan Tie

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Suit: Southwick, thrifted, $8 Shirt: Brooks Brothers, thrifted, $5 Tie: J. Press, thrifted, $5 Shoes: Allen Edmonds, Ebay, $40 Total: $58 If I’d paid retail prices: $1200 or more   


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One term I’ve used in connection with the classic American style of dress I prefer, but haven’t defined, is sack.  A sack suit or sportcoat is one where the jacket … Continue reading

Classic American Style

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I’ve been on vacation this week, but I’m popping in today with a look that’s an example of traditional American style–sometimes referred to as preppy, Ivy League,  or Trad. Blazer: … Continue reading

Colorful Friday

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Today was sort of an experiment in dressing colorfully.  One that I don’t intend to repeat, at least not to this level. Jacket: Southwick, thrifted, $6 Pants: Eddie Bauer, store … Continue reading

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