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The one thing I love about the spring is the patterns.  The Patterns!  I love the wide array of patterns that define the spring season…and make up the styles of the season:
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Brown kilti wingtip loafers with tassels by Cole Haan are a thrifting find.

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Socks by Ralph Lauren.

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Red paisley bowtie is by Saddlebred, a Belk’s store brand.  Yellow spread collar dress shirt is by Ralph Lauren.

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Red silk pocket square is a thrifting find.

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(Blue gingham sport coat features notch lapels, two button closure, side vents, flap pockets, and full interior lining is by Ralph Lauren; White trousers are also by Ralph Lauren)

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Staycation is Over

I am finally back in the office after a mini-staycation in which I was staying home and taking care of my sick daughter.  Well, she’s back in school now and I am back in the office…in style:

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Brown oxfords by Cole Haan.

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Floral dress socks by Ralph Lauren.

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Micro-window pane button down dress shirt by J.Crew is a thrifting find.  Silk necktie is a thrifting find,  Tie bar is by Banana Republic. 

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Tan silk pocket square origin unknown.

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(Rose colored blazer is a thrifting find; khaki colored trousers are by Calvin Klein)

New Pieces Added to the Menswear Boutique

Two new pieces were added to the online menswear boutique.  And it’s all plaid everything.  To visit the online menswear boutique, just click on [Menswear Boutique] in the menu header:

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The first piece added is this immaculate Vintage Blue Plaid Sport Coat.  It features wide notch lapels, rear center vent, two button closure, flap pockets, partial interior lining, and it is made from a light weight vintage blend material.  This piece is affordably priced at $38.50.

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Also, I have added these Black And Red Plaid Flat Front Trousers.  They are size 32 X 34 with an additional 2 inches in the waist and 1.5 inches in the hem.  This means these trousers can be tailored to fit up to a size 34 X 35.  The fit is straight leg and straight leg opening.  These trousers are affordably priced at $16.50.

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Next, an Oscar De La Renta pleated formal dress shirt has been added to the online menswear boutique.  This formal piece features big and tall measurements with a neck size of 17 – 17 1/2 and an arm length of 36/37.  The collar is pointed and the shirt is fully pleated in the front.  This piece is affordably priced at $15.50.

To purchase any of these pieces and similar vintage menswear pieces, please visit the online menswear boutique by clicking on [Menswear Boutique] in the menu header.  And thank you for supporting Vintagedopedealer.com.

The Great Gatsby

“The Great Gatsby” starring Leonardo De Caprio…I CANNOT WAIT TO SEE THIS MOVIE!  I will have my pen and pad ready to take notes on the “vintage dope” on display on the big screen:

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Vintage brown and white spectator wingtips by Johnston and Murphy are a thrifting find.

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Red ribbed socks are by Ralph Lauren.

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Paisley neck tie by Christian Dior is a thrifting find.  Tie bar is by Banana Republic.  Blue dress shirt with white contrast spread collar by Nautica is a thrifting find.

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Red silk pocket square…origin unknown.

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Cream trousers with navy pinstripes are by Ralph Lauren.  Navy double-breasted sport coat that features peaked lapels, side vents, six button silhouette, flap pockets, ticket pockets, and full interior lining is from Design Archives.

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Patterns For Spring

I love patterned dress shirts…and spring is the perfect time of year to showcase your vast array of colors and patterns:

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Brown double monk strap wingtipbs by Magnanni.

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Socks are by Ralph Lauren.

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Patterned dress shirt with spread collar is by Banana Republic.

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100% Silk bow tie is by Ralph Lauren.

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White silk pocket square is by Banana Republic.

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Tan suit that features notch lapels, two button closure, side vents, flap pockets, and full interior lining is by Tommy Hilfiger.

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Patterned Suit 2.0

Today’s look features another classic pattern suit.  But today, it’s all about herringbone:
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Black cap toe dress shoes by Saks Fifth Avenue.

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Ribbed dress socks by Ralph Lauren.

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Gingham pointed collar dress shirt is by Bergamo New York.

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Neck tie is by Banana Republic.  Tie pin is by Roundtree & Yorke.

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Silk pocket square is a thrifting find.

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Grey herringbone suit features peaked lapels, side vents, two button closure, flap pockets, and full silk interior lining is by Banana Republic.

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Patterned Suit 1.0

Cooler temperatures today called for a warmer clothes.  I have one more fall suit leftover that I have yet to wear.  I decided to bring it out today before I switch my wardrobe over to my spring pieces: 

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Brown dress shoes by Saks Fifth Avenue.

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Socks are by Ralph Lauren.

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Blue french cuff dress shirt with contrast white spread collar is a thrifting find.

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Floral print silk neck tie is by Ralph Lauren and is available for purchase on Vintagedopedealer.com in the Menswear Boutique.  Gold tie bar is by Brooks Brothers. 

 http://anthonyingram.bigcartel.com/product/ralph-lauren-floral-print-necktie

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Silk pocket square is a thrifting find.

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Gold cufflinks are by Roundtree & Yorke.

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Glen Plaid suit that features notch lapel, rear center vent, two button closure, flap pockets, and full interior lining is a thrifting find. 

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