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For Sale

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If you’re a thrifty gent and wear around a 44-46 Regular jacket size, you should check out the very nice items from Oxxford and Zegna I currently have for sale … 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

Sometimes Used Is Better

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  For any given price point, you could conceivably be faced with a range of options when buying clothes.  For example, if you have $20 to spend on a shirt, … Continue reading

Thrifty Timepieces

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  For thrifty gents interested in watches, a good resource is the Poor Man’s Watch Forum, pmwf.com.  You can find all kinds of discussion there of great quality watches, many … Continue reading

Sometimes It Just Doesn’t Work

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Sometimes, no matter how great the find, no matter how badly we want it to be right, and no matter how close it comes, an article of clothing just doesn’t … Continue reading

How To Choose a Pocket Square

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Figuring out how to coordinate a pocket square can be difficult at first, and it’s OK just to stick with white linen when in doubt.  But another option is to … Continue reading

Knit Tie

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Suit: Oxxford, consignment store, $60 Shirt: Brooks Brothers, thrifted, $5 Tie: Bob Goodman & Co., clearance, $15 Shoes: Florsheim, thrifted, $8 Total: $88 If I’d paid retail prices: Over $4000.

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

What Do You Wear to Meet an Elephant?

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The circus came to town yesterday, and the elephants and horses paraded right through downtown, past my office. Suit: Oxxford, consignment store, $60 Shirt; Jos. A. Bank, clearance, $20 Tie: … Continue reading

Herringbone

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Suit: Oxxford, consignment store, $60 Shirt: Brooks Brothers, 50% off sale, $40 Tie: Brooks Brothrs, store discount, $25 Shoes: Crockett & Jones for Brooks Brothers, clearance, $180 Total: $305 If … Continue reading

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