Rose Navy

The right color on the right piece has the ability to enhance itself.  Sometimes it is unnecessary to find several different pieces with same or a similar color to emphasize the focal point:

shoesBrown cap toe dress shoes are by Adam Derrick To Boot New York.

socksFloral print socks are by Express.

TieSilk navy bow tie with white stripes is by Ralph Lauren.  White spread collar dress shirt is by Banana Republic.

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

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A Fresh Glen Plaid Start

I could not think of any other way to start the week than with a plethora of glen plaid:

shoes

Black and white two-tone spectator shoes by Johnston & Murphy are a thrifting find.

socks

Black and white stripe socks are by Saks Fifth Avenue.

tie

Black and white plaid necktie is by Express.  Tie bar is by Kenneth Cole.  White spread collar french cuff dress shirt is by Banana Republic.

flower

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

cufflinks

Cufflinks are by Roundtree & Yorke.

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Glen plaid suit that features peaked lapels, two button closure, flap pockets, ticket pocket, side vents, and full interior lining is by Banana Republic.

Plum Foolery

Today at lunch, a gentlemen asked me how do I stay cool and keep from burning up while wearing a suit in this summer heat.  I gave him a simple answer because I was incredibly hungry.  But, I started thinking…maybe that would be a great blog entry/style tip in the near future:

shoes

socks

Plum polka dot socks are by Happy Socks.

tie

Black silk dotted neck tie is by Express.  Tie bar is by Kenneth Cole.  Plum french cuff dress shirt with white contrast spread collar is by Donald Trump.

cufflinks

Cufflinks are by Banana Republic.

square

Plum silk pocket square…origin unknown.

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Grey pinstripe suit that features notch lapels, side vents, two button closure, flap pockets, and full interior plum lining is by Saks Fifth Avenue.

Dots On Pane

Recently, I have noticed that I have neglected my bow tie collection a bit.  To complete today’s look, I revisited my bow tie collection:

shoesBlack wingtip dress shoes by Adam Derrick To Boot New York.

socks

Light blue cable cord dress socks by Banana Republic.

pants

Black flat front trousers by Banana Republic.

shirt

White black window pane spread collar dress shirt by Club Monaco.

Tie

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

sportscoat

Glen plaid sports coat with peak lapels and side vents is made by Express was a thrifting find.

square

Light blue silk pocket square, origin unknown.

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Final Look!!