The Blue Suit

My uncle told me a long time ago that a man should have at least three suits in his closet:  a black suit, blue suit, and a third suit that is the color of his choice.  Well, let’s take a look at one of those suits…the blue suit:

shoes

Brown wingtip double monk straps by Magnanni.

socks

Striped socks by Ralph Lauren.

shirt

Pink french cuff dress shirt with white spread collar is by Brooks Brothers.

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Pink and blue stripe necktie is from the online Menswear Boutique.  Tie bar is by Banana Republic.  Necktie is available for purchase for just $10.50.  Just visit the Menswear Boutique:

<a href=”http://www.anthonyingram.bigcartel.com/product/navy-pink-stripe-necktie”>Menswear Boutique</a>

cufflinks

“Let Me Take You Flyer” cufflinks are by Banana Republic.

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Pink flower lapel button from an Arts and Craft boutique on the campus of UNC Greensboro. 

square

Blue gingham pocket square is a thrifting find.

suit

“The Blue Suit” is by Tommy Hilfiger that features notch lapel, side vents, two button closure, flap pockets, and full interior lining.

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All Gold Everything

Throughout today, I had this weird craving for Red Lobster’s seafood.  Let’s see if you can figure out why:

shoes

Brown oxfords from Saks Fifth Avenue.

socks

Red and Navy striped socks by J.Crew.

Pants

Navy flat front trousers by Perry Ellis.

shirt

Blue french cuff dress shirt with the white spread collar by Brooks Brothers.

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Navy tie with red lobster motif by J.Crew is a thrifting find…and it is making me hungry.  Gold tie bar is by Brooks Brothers.

cufflinks

Gold cufflinks by Roundtree & Yorke.

blazer

Vintage red blazer that features original gold buttons, notch lapels, two-button closure, rear center vent, patch pockets, and partial lining is from Hong Kong vintage clothing.  Why haven’t you visited them, yet?

square

White silk pocket square is by Banana Republic.

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Welcome To The Neighborhood

Today, I would like to welcome you all to Mr. Ingram’s neighborhood…and I am wearing a bright red sweater:

boots

Black chukka boots by Banana Republic.

socks

Socks by Club Room.

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Wool check trousers by Banana Republic.

shirt

White spread collar dress shirt by Saks Fifth Avenue.

bowtie

Black silk bow tie by Ralph Lauren.

sweater

Red shawl collar sweater by Ralph Lauren Polo Rugby.

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The Perfect Suit

If I had to write down my idea of the perfect suit, I am pretty sure that the description I give would be similar to the suit I have on today:

shoes

Black wingtip oxfords by Adam Derrick To Boot New York.

socks

Socks by J.Crew.

shirt

Blue striped french cuff dress with white spread collar is by Roundtree & Yorke.

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Red polka dot necktie by Ralph Lauren.  Brass tie bar by Brooks Brothers.

cufflinks

Brass cufflinks by Roundtree & Yorke.

Square

Classic white cotton pocket square…origin unknown.

Suit

Black double-breasted suit that features peaked lapels, side vents, six-button silhouette, flap pockets, and full interior lining is by Ralph Lauren. 

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Getting Grey

I am usually pretty simple when it comes color + dress shirt…I try to stick to the basics.  Every now and then, I come across a color that I want to give a try…like today:

shoes

Brown wingtip double monk strap slip-ons by Magnanni.

socks

Orange argyle dress socks by Brooks Brothers.

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Blue dress with spread collar and barrel cuff by Geoffrey Beene.

Tie Tie2

Chocolate necktie by Saks Fifth Avenue.  Tie bar by Banana Republic.

square

Chocolate silk pocket square origin unknown.

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Grey suit that features notch lapels, side vents, two button closure, flap pockets, and full interior lining is by Saks Fifth Avenue.

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New Pieces Added to the Menswear Boutique

A couple of more pieces were recently added to the online Menswear Boutique: 

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The first piece added is a Vintage Black Double-Breasted Pinstripe Sport Coat that features wide peaked lapels, center rear vent, six button silhouette, flap pockets, and full interior lining.  The pinstripes are alternating red and white.  Very sleek and stylish!!  This piece is a size 42 Long and affordably priced at $38.50. 

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The next piece is this Vintage Red Sport Coat with ivory buttons, wide notch lapels, rear center vent, jetted pockets, and partial lining.  This vintage piece will surely turn heads and it takes an extremely confident individual to wear a red jacket of any kind…because you are guaranteed to turn heads in all social environments.  This jacket is a size 42 Short and priced at $38.50.

If interested in any of these pieces, please visit the online boutique by clicking on the Menswear Boutique in the menu header.

Pink Trimmings

Today’s look is highlighted by the color pink.  It took a little bit of pink to complete today’s look:

shoes

Black plain toe oxfords by Hugo Boss.

socks

Pink ribbed socks by Ralph Lauren.

shirt

White french cuff dress shirt with spread collar is a thrifting find.

Tie

Tie is by Banana Republic.  Tie bar is from Kenneth Cole.

cufflinks

Cufflinks by Banana Republic.

lapel flower

 

Pink lapel flower is from an Arts & Craft boutique on the campus of UNC Greensboro.

square

Silk polka dot pocket square is by Club Room.

Suit

Grey Glen Plaid suit is by The United Colors of Benetton, which features notch lapel, two-button closure, side vents, flap pockets, and full interior lining.

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