Hand Of The King

The spring is here, the sun is out, and the weather is nice.  Therefore, let those colors bask in the sun.  This look is an ode to one of my dear friends, Tyrion Lannister:

shoesBrown & white spectator wingtips by Johnston and Murphy are a thrifting find.

socksRoyal blue ribbed socks are by Ralph Lauren.

tiesRoyal blue silk necktie is by Nautica.  White spread collar french dress shirt is by Ralph Lauren.  Hand of the King brass tie bar is from The Little Saints on Etsy.com.

tiebarCloser look at the tie bar…which is an ode to my friend Tyrion that has run into a bit of trouble.  (LOL)

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

cufflinksBrass lion head cufflinks are also a purchase from Etsy.com.

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Simply Complicated

Black + white + grey is a simple color combination, right?  It’s very safe, correct?  Well, how can we complicate things?  We can complicate things a little bit by using all pieces with different patterns…pattern mixing:

shoes

Black and white spectator wingtips by Johnston & Murphy are a thrifting find.

socksBlack cashmere ribbed socks by Banana Republic.

Tie

Black polka dot neck tie by Chaps is a thrifting find.  Tie bar is by Kenneth Cole.  White and black window pane dress shirt is by Club Monaco.

Flower

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

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Silk white and black polka dot pocket square is by Club Room.

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

Pink And Green Scene

Another classic look utilizing the classic color combination that is pink and green:

shoes

Brown and white spectator wingtips by Johnston and Murphy. 

socks

Ribbed cashmere green socks by Club Room.

tie

Pink neck tie is a thrifting find.  Green striped spread collar dress shirt is by Banana Republic.  Gold tie bar is by Brooks Brothers.

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Silk pink and green polka dot pocket square is a thrifting find.

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Cream blazer that features gold buttons notch lapels, patch pockets, two button closure, rear center vent, and full interior lining is a thrifting find.  Pink flat front trousers are by Ralph Lauren.

Life In Black And White

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:

shoes

Black and white spectator wingtips by Johnston And Murphy are a thrifting find.

socks

Socks by Saks Fifth Avenue.

cufflinks

Cufflinks by Banana Republic.

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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.

Square

White silk pocket square is by Banana Republic.

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(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)

No Spectator Sport

The men’s way of dress and the ART of style is not a spectator sport…or is it:

shoes

Brown and white spectator wingtips are by Johnston & Murphy.

socks

Green socks with sail boat motif are from Brooks Brothers.

Pants

Off white flat front trousers are by Saks Fifth Avenue.

shirt

Green gingham dress shirt with white pointed contrast collar is by Banana Republic.

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Green and blue bold stripes necktie is a thrifting find.  Gold tie bar is by Brooks Brothers.

square

White silk pocket square is by Banana Republic.

sport coat

Navy herringbone double-breasted sport coat features peaked lapels, six button silhouette, side vents, ticket pocket, flap pockets, and full interior lining is from Design Archives in Greensboro, NC. 

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