The Taste of Champagne

All compliments for today’s look goes to the colors and shades that allows today’s combination to work so well:

shoes

Double monk strap wingtips by Magnanni.

socks

Stripe socks by Ralph Lauren.

Tie

Silk necktie by Yves Saint Laurent is a thrifting find.  Silver tie bar by Banana Republic.  Striped french cuff dress shirt with the white contrast collar is a thrifting find. 

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White silk pocket square is by Banana Republic.

cufflinks

Cufflinks are by Roundtree & Yorke.

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Suit by Tommy Hilfiger features notch lapels, two button closure, side vents, flap pockets, and full interior lining.

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Hump Day Stars And Stripes

Today’s color palette was inspired by a visual display I observed while shopping at the Brooks Brothers store this weekend.  By the way, I was told by the manager in Brooks Brothers that Brooks Brothers put together 550 looks for the movie, “The Gatsby”.  Wow!

shoes

Wingtip loafers with tassels by Florsheim are a thrifting find.

socks

Socks by Ralph Lauren.

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Silk stripe bow tie is by Ralph Lauren.  Blue french cuff dress shirt with the white contrast spread collar is a thrifting find. 

cufflinks

Cufflinks are by Roundtree And Yorke.

square

Silk white pocket square is by Banana Republic.

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(Vintage sport coat features notch lapels, patch pockets, two button closure, deep side vents, and full interior lining is a thrifting find.  Cranberry flat front trousers are by Saks Fifth Avenue)

Channel Coral

Once again, the colors and unique patterns that make up the visuals of the spring season:

shoes

Brown wingtip loafers with tassels are a thrifting find.

socks

Ribbed dress socks are by Banana Republic.

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Silk paisley bow tie is by Ralph Lauren.  Blue and white french cuff dress shirt with white contrast spread collar is by Roundtree & Yorke.  Vintage coral sport coat with wide notch lapels, two button closure, rear center vent, patch pockets, original ivory buttons, and full interior lining is from Hong Kong Vintage Clothing.

Square

Silk white pocket square is by Banana Republic.

cufflinks

Silver rose cufflinks are from www.cosmicfirefly.com.

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Trousers are by Tommy Hilfiger.

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:

shoes

Brown double monk strap wingtipbs by Magnanni.

socks

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.

square

White silk pocket square is by Banana Republic.

Suit

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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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!!

The Rose That Grew From The Concrete

I have always had a fascination with roses and it’s pure natural aesthetics.  So when I saw the cufflinks featured in today’s look, I had to buy them.  But I am not done, I saw a similar pair that I will soon own:

Shoes

Black cap toe dress shoes are by Saks Fifth Avenue.

Socks

Socks are by Brooks Brothers.

tie

Red silk neck tie by Christian Dior is a thrifting find.  Tie bar is by Banana Republic.  Black and white gingham french cuff dress shirt with the white cutaway collar is by Banana Republic.

cufflinks

Vintage silver rose cufflinks are from CosmicFireFly.com.

square

White silk pocket square by Banana Republic.

 Suit

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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Final Look!!

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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Final Look!!