Simple Simplicity

Lately, I have been going with a lot of simple, but well-put-together, looks.  Afterall, it is the summertime…were less is better.  Less material, less layers, and fewer pieces:

shoes

Brown kilti slip-on loafers with tassels by Cole Haan are a thrifting find.

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Red Lapel Flower clip is from a boutique on the campus of UNC-Greensboro.

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Black Double-Breasted Blazer with gold buttons features peaked lapels, side vents, six button silhouette, flap pockets, and full interior lining is from the Carraway Concept. Off white trousers are by Saks Fifth Avenue.  Off white spread collar, barrel cuff, dress shirt is by Banana Republic.

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Stripes Galore

Today, I went bold in difference sense.  I took three different classic color combination and combined them to make up one look.  It’s daring:

shoes

Wingtip kilti loafers with tassels by Cole Haan are a thrifting find.

socks

Salmon argyle socks are by Brooks Brothers.

Pants

Green and white stripe flat front trousers are by Ralph Lauren.  Belt is also by Ralph Lauren.

Tie

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Silk blue and gold stripe bow tie is by Ralph Lauren.  Light blue dress shirt with the white contrast collar by Nautica is a thrifting find.  Vintage navy cardigan is IZOD Lacoste, a purchase from Ingram Vintage in Atlanta, Ga.

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Code Gingham

The one thing I love about the spring is the patterns.  The Patterns!  I love the wide array of patterns that define the spring season…and make up the styles of the season:
shoes

Brown kilti wingtip loafers with tassels by Cole Haan are a thrifting find.

socks

Socks by Ralph Lauren.

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Red paisley bowtie is by Saddlebred, a Belk’s store brand.  Yellow spread collar dress shirt is by Ralph Lauren.

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Red silk pocket square is a thrifting find.

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(Blue gingham sport coat features notch lapels, two button closure, side vents, flap pockets, and full interior lining is by Ralph Lauren; White trousers are also by Ralph Lauren)