The Gentlemen’s Wine

I am not much of a wine drinker, in fact, I do not drink alcohol at all.  However, I am a wine wearer:shoes

Brown cap toe oxfords by  Adam Derrick To Boot New York.

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Wine stripe socks from Urban Outfitters.

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Wine dotted necktie is a thrifting find.  Tie bar is by Banana Republic.  Wine gingham button down dress shirt is by Banana Republic.

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White flower lapel is from a boutique on the campus of UNC Greensboro.

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Classic white cotton square…origin unknown.

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Grey three piece pinstripe suite that features notch lapels, two button closure, flap pockets, side vents, and full interior lining is by Michael Kors.

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Fall Into Khaki

I know that I have been slacking with my daily updates lately, but I assure you that I am still dedicated to the exchange of style ideas with fellow stylish individuals.  I am still committed to assisting those gentlemen who are interested in enhancing their own self-expression through the style of dress:

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Blue plaid socks are by Club Room.

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Blue polka dot silk neck tie is by J. Crew.  Tie Bar is by Banana Republic.  Stripe french cuff dress with white contrast collar is a thrifting find.

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Cotton white pocket square…origin unknown.

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Blue scroll cufflinks are by Banana Republic.

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Khaki suit that features notch lapels, two button closure, flap pockets, rear center vent, and full interior lining is by Calvin Klein.

Plum Foolery

Today at lunch, a gentlemen asked me how do I stay cool and keep from burning up while wearing a suit in this summer heat.  I gave him a simple answer because I was incredibly hungry.  But, I started thinking…maybe that would be a great blog entry/style tip in the near future:

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Plum polka dot socks are by Happy Socks.

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Black silk dotted neck tie is by Express.  Tie bar is by Kenneth Cole.  Plum french cuff dress shirt with white contrast spread collar is by Donald Trump.

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Cufflinks are by Banana Republic.

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Plum silk pocket square…origin unknown.

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

White Trimmings

The little white detail in can brighten your entire look.  From the white french cuff and white contrast collar to the white pocket square, it can give your look an extra “pop”: 

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Cap toe double monk strap slip-ons by Adam Derrick To Boot New York.

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Cashmere dress socks are by Club Room.

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Paisley neck tie by Geoffrey Beene.  Brass tie bar is from Hong Kong Vintage.  Stripe french cuff dress shirt with white contrast collar is a thrifting find.

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White silk pocket square is by Banana Republic.

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Brass lion head cufflinks are from CosmicFireFly.com.

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Tan sport coat that features notch lapels, patch pockets, two button closure, side vents, and partial interior lining is a thrifting find.  White flat front trousers are by Ralph Lauren.

Introducing Ecru

It’s pretty much understood that spring is the season for displaying your colors.  And the more atypical the color, the better.  There is nothing like observing a group of people talking amongst themselves and trying to figure out what color you are wearing:

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Double monk strap cap toe dress shoes by Adam Derrick To Boot New York.

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Socks are by Ralph Lauren.

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Vintage Christian Dior necktie is a thrifting find.  Tie bar is by Banana Republic.  Striped french cuff dress shirt with contrast collar is a thrifting find. 

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Turquoise flower lapel is from a boutique on the campus of UNC-Greensboro.

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Cufflinks are thrifting find.

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES Ecru colored sport coat that features notch lapels, center vent, two button closure, patch pockets, and full interior lining is from Design Archives Vintage Clothing.  Navy flat front trousers are by Saks Fifth Avenue.

That Grey Area

It was tough to upload my looks last week due to how busy I was with the play, “Miles & Coltrane: Blue(.)”.  However, things have now slowed down this week…but, as you can see, I have not:

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Double monk strap cap toe dress shoes  by Adam Derrick To Boot New York.

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Socks are by Club Room.

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Stripe neck tie by Oscar De La Renta is a thrifting find.  Brass Tie bar is from Hong Kong Vintage Clothing.  Striped french cuff dress shirt with white contrast collar is a thrifting find.

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White flower lapel button is from a boutique on the campus of UNC Greensboro.

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Vintage brass lion head cufflinks are from www.cosmicfirefly.com.

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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.

New Sale Alert: Concord Mills

It’s Memorial Day Weekend and as you guys head to the beach or the mountain, make sure you schedule some time for some shopping.  Memorial Day Weekend bring out some of the best sales in retail.  The outlets and the factory stores are some of the biggest culprits.  Brooks Brothers are offering 40% off of everything in the store…including their neckties and bow ties. 

Some of the best deals that I have come across during this holiday weekend were at Off Saks Fifth Avenue.  Check out some of my amazing finds:

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These Adam Derrick To Boot New York double monk strap cap dress shoes were $119 after a 40% mark down.

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This grey pinstripe Saks Fifth Avenue suit that features notch lapels, two button closure, side vents, flap pockets, and full interior silk lining was only $72.

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Deal of the century came when I came across this Versace sports coat originally priced at $900…however, went home with me for just $53.  This piece features notch lapels, two button closure, side vents, flap pockets, and full interior lining.

I encourage you gentlemen to visit and outlet somewhere, anywhere, during this holiday weekend.  Help yourself to some great deals!

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