(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)
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:
Blue plaid socks are by Club Room.
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.
Cotton white pocket square…origin unknown.
Blue scroll cufflinks are by Banana Republic.
Khaki suit that features notch lapels, two button closure, flap pockets, rear center vent, and full interior lining is by Calvin Klein.
Today was about the summer suit. One of my most recent suits purchased, has instantly become one of my favorite suits. I love the fit and the cut of this suit…and it’s extremely light weight…perfect for cooler summer days:
Black cap toe shoes by Saks Fifth Avenue.
Black polka dot socks by Happy Socks.
Silk black neck tie by Banana Republic. Tie bar by Banana Republic. Narrow collar white dress shirt is by Calvin Klein.
White lapel flower is from a boutique on the campus of UNC Greensboro.
Glen Plaid suit that features peaked lapel, two button closure, side vents, flap pockets, ticket pocket, and full interior lining is by Banana Republic.
It’s summer and it’s the season to show off your leopard print fabrics (although I would wear my leopard print year-around…why not?):
Suede leopard print slippers are by Steve Madden. Loafer socks (not seen) are also by Steve Madden.
Leopard print pocket square is a thrifting find.
Black sport coat that features peaked lapels, two button closure, flap pockets, side vents, and full interior lining is by Calvin Klein. Black french cuff spread collar dress shirt is by Banana Republic. Purple flat front trousers are by Burberry.
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:
Black and white spectator wingtips by Johnston And Murphy are a thrifting find.
Socks by Saks Fifth Avenue.
Cufflinks by Banana Republic.
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.
White silk pocket square is by Banana Republic.
(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)
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:
Brown oxfords by Cole Haan.
Floral dress socks by Ralph Lauren.
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.
Tan silk pocket square origin unknown.
(Rose colored blazer is a thrifting find; khaki colored trousers are by Calvin Klein)
I am back in the office this week after being on “stay-cation” (vacation) all last week. I went from loafing around the house to “loafing around” the office:
Brown and white spectator loafers with tassels are by Johnston & Murphy.
Gold socks are by J.Crew.
Light blue flat front dress trousers are by Saks Fifth Avenue.
Brown gingham button down dress shirt by J.Crew is a thrifting find.
Neck tie is by Geoffrey Beene. Tie bar is by Banana Republic.
Chocolate silk pocket square…origin unknown.
Khaki suit jacket by Calvin Klein features notch lapels, rear center vent, flap pockets, two button closure, and full interior lining.