Tag Archives: Luciano Barbera

Double Breasted

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Blazer: Polo Ralph Lauren, thrifted, $13 Shirt: Luciano Barbera, thrifted, $5 Tie: Brooks Brothers, discount, $25 Pants: Brooks Brothers, sale, $50 Shoes: Alfred Sargent for Brooks Brothers, $175 Total: $278 … 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

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

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

Something’s Missing

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I don’t like wearing a jacket and tie without a pocket square of some kind in the breast pocket of my jacket.  I’ve gotten so used to it that it … Continue reading

CBD

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CBD stands for Conservative Business Dress.  Plain suit, solid shirt, conservative tie, conservative shoes.  Wear it to a board meeting, or an interview – somewhere you need to look well … Continue reading

Fakin’ It

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I’ve talked before about how ties that are solid in color but have texture (like knits) are great additions to a wardrobe because they pair well with patterned clothes but … Continue reading

Love

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I confess I’m having a bit of a love affair with this suit lately, mostly because it’s pretty much my best-fitting suit right now.  In fact, it fits me as … Continue reading

Fall is Coming

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Fall is coming quickly, and (slightly) cooler temperatures this week have me all anticipation for tweeds, flannels, suede, and the other wonderful textures of fall clothing. I often jump the … Continue reading

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