Tag Archives: Nettleton

Alterations

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Most of the time you alter the suit to fit your body, but sometimes it happens the other way around.  I thrifted this suit a few months ago, but when … Continue reading

Pinstripe? No, Rope Stripe!

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Most people simply refer to any striped suiting fabric as a “pinstripe.”  However, there are really many different kinds of stripes, and the pin stripe is just one of them … Continue reading

Vintage Style

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Some vintage clothes are obviously from their era, and stick out like sore thumbs.  Others, though, like this vintage Brooks Brothers suit from the late ’60s or early ’70s, are … Continue reading

Conservative Gray Suit

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Suit: Oxxford, consignment store, $60 Shirt: Jos. A. Bank, clearance, $20 Tie: Brooks Brothers, store discount, $25 Shoes: Vintage Nettletons, Ebay, $100 Total: $205 If I’d paid retail prices: Over … Continue reading

Where Did Spring Go?

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It seems I scared spring away with my clothes earlier this week.  Whereas it was 80 degrees a few days ago, now there’s snow on the ground. Blazer: Vintage Brooks … 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

Wednesday – The Old School Tie

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Suit: Oxxford, consignment shop, $60 Shirt: Robert Talbott, thrifted, $5 Tie: Brooks Brothers, store 40% off sale, $30 Cufflinks: Brooks Brothers, $5 Shoes: Vintage Nettletons, Ebay, $100 Tailoring: $0 (none … Continue reading

Purple Gingham Shirt

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Blazer: Schupp & Snyder, thrifted, $5 Shirt: American Living, store clearance, $10 Tie: Brooks Brothers, store discount, $25 Pants: Brooks Brothers, thrifted, $5 Pocket square: Ralph Lauren Purple Label, thrifted, … Continue reading

The Club Collar Shirt

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Suit: Southwick, bought online, $30 Shirt: Brooks Brothers, Ebay, $19 Tie: Rivetz of Boston, thrifted, $1.50 Shoes: Nettleton, Ebay, $100 Tailoring: $0 Total: $150.50 If I’d bought everything at retail … Continue reading

Flannel Suit and Wooly Tie

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Suit: Southwick, bought online, $30 Shirt: Budd Piccadilly, gift, $0 Tie: Austin Reed, thrifted, $1.50 Cufflinks: Vintage, Ebay, $10 Socks: Target, $2.50 Shoes: Vintage Nettletons, Ebay, $100 Tailoring: $0 Total: … Continue reading

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