Rose And Flowers

More color for the cold season…and layers, but not too many layers:

shoesDouble monk strap wingtips by Magnanni.

socksChocolate ribbed cashmere socks by Club Room.

tieSilk necktie by Guy Laroche is a thrifting find.  Vintage brass tie bar is from Hong Kong Vintage clothing.  Blue micro pane spread collar dress shirt is by Van Heusen.

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

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New Pieces Added to the Menswear Boutique

More and more fall pieces are being added to the online menswear boutique.  To purchase any of these pieces, visit the online store by clicking on [Menswear Boutique] in the above header.

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The first piece added is this Vintage Blue Denim blazer that features wide notch lapels, two button closure (with original buttons), flap pockets, rear center vent, and full interior lining.  The only size available is a 39 and it is affordably priced at $38.50.

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Next, we have a Glen Plaid Three Piece Suit size 38 that features notch lapels, two button closure, rear center vent, flap pockets, and partial lining.  The vest is a five button vest that also fits like a 38 and there is no adjustable strap.  Two small vetted pockets on each side.  The trousers are a size 34 X 30 with an additional 3.5″ hem, therefore they can be tailored to fit up to a size 34 X 33.  This piece is priced at $52.50.

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Another addition to the mens outerwear is this Black Old Navy Double-Breasted Peacoat that features a tab collar, wide notch lapels, six button silhouette, slanted jetted pockets, full interior lining, and it is a  medium weight material with no venting in the back.  It is a size medium and it will comfortable fit between 36-38 chest size.  This piece is affordably priced at $65.50.

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Next, we have another Glen Plaid Sport Coat by Christian Dior that features not lapels, two button closure, flap pockets, full interior lining, and a rear center vent.  46 Long is the only size available and is priced at $48.50.

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Also added is this beautiful Textured Blazer by Oscar De La Renta that features notch lapels, two button closure, flap pockets, rear center vent, and full interior lining.  There is only one size available, which is a size 38, and it is priced at $48.50.

Vintage Friday

It’s casual Friday, however there is nothing casual about today’s look.  In fact, I may start to refer to my Friday’s as “Vintage Friday”:
shoes

Johnston and Murphy brown two-tone spectator wing tips are a thrifting find.

socks

Socks by Express are a thrifting find.

Tie

Burgundy silk neck tie by Christian Dior is a thrifting find.  Gold tie bar is by Brooks Brothers.  White french cuff spread collar dress shirt is by Ralph Lauren.

Flower

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

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Gold cufflinks are by Roundtree And Yorke.

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Burgundy blazer with original gold buttons, notch lapels, rear center vent, two button closure, patch pockets, and partial interior lining is a thrifting find.  Navy pinstripe vest with five button closure is also a thrifting find.  Off white flat front trousers are by Saks Fifth Avenue.

 

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:

shoes

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

socks

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. 

Flower

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

Cufflinks

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.

The Great Gatsby

“The Great Gatsby” starring Leonardo De Caprio…I CANNOT WAIT TO SEE THIS MOVIE!  I will have my pen and pad ready to take notes on the “vintage dope” on display on the big screen:

shoes

Vintage brown and white spectator wingtips by Johnston and Murphy are a thrifting find.

socks

Red ribbed socks are by Ralph Lauren.

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Paisley neck tie by Christian Dior is a thrifting find.  Tie bar is by Banana Republic.  Blue dress shirt with white contrast spread collar by Nautica is a thrifting find.

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Red silk pocket square…origin unknown.

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Cream trousers with navy pinstripes are by Ralph Lauren.  Navy double-breasted sport coat that features peaked lapels, side vents, six button silhouette, flap pockets, ticket pockets, and full interior lining is from Design Archives.

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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.

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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!!

Cream Rises To The Top

Today was my last day in the office for the week, so I wanted to bring this work week to a close in a big way:

shoes

Double monk strap wingtips by Magnanni.

socks

Gold dress socks by J.Crew.

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Cream trousers with navy chalk stripes by Ralph Lauren.

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Blue french cuff dress shirt with white spread collar is by Brooks Brothers.

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Gold polka dot bow tie is a Belk’s store brand.

cufflinks

Brass lionhead cufflinks are a find on Etsy.com.

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Navy pea coat by Christian Dior is similar to the coat listed (currently sold out) in the menswear boutique.

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Final Look!!