Life In Black And White

After getting dress this morning, I had an urge to swing dance…but I don’t know how to swing dance.  Anyway, I am almost positive that my grandpa used to dress like this back in the 1950s…around the time he met my grandmother:

shoes

Black and white spectator wingtips by Johnston And Murphy are a thrifting find.

socks

Socks by Saks Fifth Avenue.

cufflinks

Cufflinks by Banana Republic.

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Necktie is by Banana Republic.  Tie pin is by Roundtree And Yorke.  Black and white french cuff dress shirt with the white cutaway contrast collar is by Banana Republic.

Square

White silk pocket square is by Banana Republic.

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(Black sport coat with peak lapels, side vents, two button closure, flap pockets, and full interior lining is by Calvin Klein; Off white trousers are by Saks Fifth Avenue)

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No Spectator Sport

The men’s way of dress and the ART of style is not a spectator sport…or is it:

shoes

Brown and white spectator wingtips are by Johnston & Murphy.

socks

Green socks with sail boat motif are from Brooks Brothers.

Pants

Off white flat front trousers are by Saks Fifth Avenue.

shirt

Green gingham dress shirt with white pointed contrast collar is by Banana Republic.

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Green and blue bold stripes necktie is a thrifting find.  Gold tie bar is by Brooks Brothers.

square

White silk pocket square is by Banana Republic.

sport coat

Navy herringbone double-breasted sport coat features peaked lapels, six button silhouette, side vents, ticket pocket, flap pockets, and full interior lining is from Design Archives in Greensboro, NC. 

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Final Look!!