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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Spectators And Pinstripes

The combination of spectator shoes and pinstripe suits always remind me of the old 1950s mobsters.  But, I am no mobster…just a vintage dope dealer:

shoesWhite and brown spectator wingtips are by Johnston & Murphy.

socksOrange and blue argyle socks are by Brooks Brothers.

TieOrange and blue silk necktie is a Belk’s store brand.  Brass tie bar is by Brooks brothers.  Blue spread collar dress shirt is by Ralph Lauren.

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

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Giving You The Blues

Today, I am feeling extremely well…life is golden and everything is going great.  Nevertheless, I am giving you guys the blues on this beautiful day:

shoesBrown and white spectator wingtips by Johnston & Murphy.

socksNavy stripe socks are by Ralph Lauren.

tieNavy necktie is by Banana Republic.  Silver tie bar is Banana Republic.  Stripe contrast spread collar french cuff dress shirt by Land’s End is a thrifting find.

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

cufflinksAirplane cufflinks are by Banana Republic.

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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.

Sucker Filled Monday

  This weather the past couple of weeks has been gloomy and a little depressing.  So far, it has yet to be the sunny North Carolina weather that I envisioned.  Nevertheless, that has not deterred me from giving my all into each and every look:
shoes

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

socks

Light blue ribbed dress socks are by Ralph Lauren.

tie

Necktie is by Geoffrey Beene.  Gold tie bar is by Brooks Brothers.  Blue herringbone spread collar dress shirt is by Ralph Lauren.

square

Silk chocolate polka dot pocket square is a thrifting find.

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Ecru sport coat that features notch lapels, two button closure, rear center vent, patch pockets, and full interior lining is from Design Archives Vintage Clothing.  Tan seersucker flat front trousers are by Ralph Lauren.

Sucker For Friday’s

It’s casual Friday and casual for me is no neckwear.  Therefore, I went without any form of neckwear today.  However, I closed out the weekend with more spring colors and spring patterns:

shoes

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

socks

Gold socks are by J.Crew.

square

Silk gold pocket square is a thrifting find.

cufflinks

Gold cufflinks are by Roundtree And Yorke.

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(Blue and white seersucker sport coat features notch lapels, two button closure, rear center vent, patch pockets, original ivory buttons, and full interior lining is a thrifting find; white french cuff dress shirt with the spread collar is by Ralph Lauren; pink flat front trousers are by Ralph Lauren.)

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.

Paisley

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.

square

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!!