Tag Archives: Samuelsohn

Sigh.

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After a week of being out sick and working from home, I finally felt well enough last week to get suited and booted and get back in the office.  Only … Continue reading

Exotics

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I am really, really not a fan of exotic leathers (alligator, crocodile, snakeskin, stingray, lizard, ostrich, etc.) in men’s shoes.  They’re just gaudy.  Those alligator Gucci loafers with the horsebits across … 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

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

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

Know Your Colors

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  One key to dressing well is to know how your complexion works with clothes of different colors and combinations of different contrast levels.  This is the philosophy behind Color … 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

Brown Houndstooth Suit

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Suit: Samuelsohn, thrifted, $20 Shirt: Robert Talbott, thrifted, $5 Tie: Brooks Brothers, store discount, $25 Pocket square: Brooks Brothers, thrifted, $5 Shoes: Crockett & Jones for Brooks Brothers, store clearance, … Continue reading

The Most Versatile Tie Ever

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Suit: Samuelsohn, thrifted, $20 Shirt: Brooks Brothers, thrifted, $5 Tie: Brooks Brothers, store discount, $25 Socks: Daniel Cremieux, clearance, $4.50 Shoes: Brooks Brothers, clearance, $180 Total: $234.50 If I’d bought … Continue reading

Gold Tie & Wingtips

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Suit: Samuelsohn, thrifted, $20 Shirt: Gitman Brothers, clearance, $15 Tie: Robert Talbott, thrifted, $3 Pocket square: Brooks Brothers, clearance, $3 Shoes: Alan McAfee, Ebay, $40 Tailoring: $0 (Didn’t need any) … Continue reading

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