Tag Archives: Robert Talbott

Decisions

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In a happy accident, I stumbled across this suit in a consignment shop a couple of weeks ago on a walk to the hardware store for something I needed for … 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

Overexposed

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I’ve been playing around with new locations to take photos for the blog, and while this shady alley gets me out of direct sunlight, my phone’s limitations are resulting in … Continue reading

Let’s Try This Again

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Last week I posted (Swing and a Miss) an outfit with this green Attolini sportcoat and gray flannel trousers, saying I thought it wasn’t a very successful combination because there … 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

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

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

Patience

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They say good things come to those who wait. It’s never more true than in thrifting. I’ve been wanting a suit in this pattern, called a nailhead, for probably four … Continue reading

Surprising Socks

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Suit: Samuelsohn, thrifted, $20 Shirt: Robert Talbott, thrifted, $5 Tie: Brooks Brothers, outlet sale, $25 Socks: Daniel Cremieux for Dillards, clearance, $5 Shoes: Vintage Alan McAfee, Ebay, $40 Total: $95 … Continue reading

Linen Odd Vest

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A piece of clothing  is called “odd” when it doesn’t match the others (i.e., not the same fabric), not because it is weird or strange.  Today I’m wearing an odd … Continue reading

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