Spectators And Pinstripes

The combination of spectator shoes and pinstripe suits always remind me of the old 1950s mobsters.  But, I am no mobster…just a vintage dope dealer:

shoesWhite and brown spectator wingtips are by Johnston & Murphy.

socksOrange and blue argyle socks are by Brooks Brothers.

TieOrange and blue silk necktie is a Belk’s store brand.  Brass tie bar is by Brooks brothers.  Blue spread collar dress shirt is by Ralph Lauren.

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

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESBrown linen pinstripe suit by Ralph Lauren features notch lapels, two button closure, rear center vent, flap pockets, and full interior lining.

 

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Quick Look: Tartan Edition

tie SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES(Tartan necktie is by Ralph Lauren, Tartan trousers are by Ralph Lauren, white narrow collar dress shirt is by Calvin Klein, Brass tie bar is by Brooks Brothers, Cardigan is by Fossil, Oxfords are by Saks 5th Avenue, gold socks are by J.Crew, Navy double-breasted overcoat is a thrifting find)

Mean Green

I have been making more of a conscious effort to incorporate green into my wardrobe.  I do not know the psychology behind it…maybe it is just another challenge that I have presented myself:

shoesOxfords are by Eduardo G.

socksSocks by J.Crew

tieGreen silk necktie with blue stripes by Stafford is a thrifting find.  And a very quality tie in regards to the material.  Brass tie bar is by Brooks Brothers.  Blue herringbone spread collar dress shirt is by Ralph Lauren.

squareNavy pocket square with green speckles and white dots is a thrifting find.

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

 

Valentine’s Hangover

With the colors and flower theme to today’s look, I guess you can say that I may have a little Valentine’s Day hangover.  If you are wondering, I did have an amazing Valentine’s Day celebration with my wife and daughter:

shoesBlack penny loafers by Brooks Brothers.

socksStripe socks by Club Room.

TieSilk necktie with red floral print by Pierre Cardin is a thrifting find.  Tie bar is by Banana Republic.  Black french cuff spread collar dress shirt is by Banana Republic.

squareRed silk pocket square…origin unknown.

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

cufflinksSilver rose cufflinks are a purchase from Etsy.com.

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESGlen Plaid sport coat with peak lapels, two button closure, side vents, flap pockets, ticket pocket, and full interior lining is from Banana Republic.  Red flat front trousers are by Ralph Lauren.

Winter Flowers

With the horrible weather that has come through the south, I have managed to bring the flowers out:

shoesBrown chukka boots by Banana Republic.

socksLight blue socks with navy polka dots are by Club Room.

tieSilk necktie with floral print by Brooks Brothers is a thrifting find.  Brass vintage tie bar is from Hong Kong Vintage Clothing in Charlotte, NC.  Blue stripe dress shirt with white contrast collar is by Ike Behar is a thrifting find.

squareNavy polka dot silk pocket square is by Banana Republic.

cufflinksBrass lionhead cufflinks are a purchase from Etsy.com.

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESEcru blazer features notch lapels, center vent, flap pockets, two button closure, and full interior lining.  Navy flat front trousers are by Perry Ellis.

Blue Winter

Another blue addition to the cold winter:

shoesBrown wingtips by Adam Derrick To Boot New York.

socksLight blue cable cord socks are by Banana Republic.

tiePaisley tie by Brooks Brothers is a thrifting find.  Tie bar is by Banana Republic.  Green striped spread collar dress shirt is by Banana Republic.

squareLight blue silk pocket square…origin unknown.

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

The Grey

The Grey Suit…I have plenty of them.  And I have asked myself if you can have too many of them, because I seem to be drawn to them every time I go shopping.  Even when I am looking for other colored suits, I somehow find a grey suit that I must have:

shoesBlack wingtips by Adam Derrick To Boot New York.

socksBlack and white stripe dress socks are by Saks 5th Avenue.

TieBlack and white polka dot silk next tie by Ralph Lauren is a thrifting find.  Black and silver tie bar is by Banana Republic.  Pink french cuff dress shirt with white contrast spread collar is by Brooks Brothers.

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

cufflinksSilver and black cufflinks are by Roundtree & Yorke.

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESGrey suit that features notch lapels, two button closure, side vents, flap pockets, and full silk interior lining is by Saks 5th Avenue.