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.

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESRose colored blazer that features notch lapels, two button closure, flap pockets, rear center vent, and full interior lining is a thrifting find.  Navy flat front trousers are by Perry Ellis.

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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.

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESLight blue sport coat that features notch lapels, two button closure, rear center vent, flap pockets, and partial lining is a thrifting find.  Navy flat front trouser are by Perry Ellis.

Winter Flowers

With the horrible weather that has come through the south, I have managed to bring the flowers out:

shoesBrown chukka boots by Banana Republic.

socksLight blue socks with navy polka dots are by Club Room.

tieSilk necktie with floral print by Brooks Brothers is a thrifting find.  Brass vintage tie bar is from Hong Kong Vintage Clothing in Charlotte, NC.  Blue stripe dress shirt with white contrast collar is by Ike Behar is a thrifting find.

squareNavy polka dot silk pocket square is by Banana Republic.

cufflinksBrass lionhead cufflinks are a purchase from Etsy.com.

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESEcru blazer features notch lapels, center vent, flap pockets, two button closure, and full interior lining.  Navy flat front trousers are by Perry Ellis.

New Pieces Added To The Menswear Boutique

New Pieces have just been added to the online store…and these pieces are summer ready or “warm climate friendly”: 

White Trousers

The first piece added are these white flat front Ralph Lauren trousers.  These pants are brand new, never been, and still have the tags on them.  They are a size 33 X 30 and affordably priced at $16.50.

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The next piece is a Tommy Hilfiger tartan button down dress shirt size XXL.  This is a barrel cuff dress shirt affordably priced at $15.50.

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Next, I added a Banana Republic navy pinstripe vest.  This piece features five button closure, three front pockets, and rear adjustable strap.  This vest is a size Small (approx. 36R) and priced at $17.50.

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Next, we have a brown Perry Ellis vest that features five button closure and three front pockets.  There is no adjustable strap in the back and the size is a Large (Approx. 40R/41R).  Also, priced at $17.50.

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The next piece added is a Banana Republic grey glen plaid fedora size Large/X-Large.  This piece is priced at $18.50.

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The next piece added is this Black Double-Breasted Blazer with gold buttons that features peaked lapels, six button silhouette, side vents, patch pockets, and full interior lining.  This blazer was specifically tailored for Barney’s New York and it is in excellent condition.  It’s a size 42L and priced at $38.50.

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Next, are these Yves Saint Laurent navy pleated trousers with a 1″ double cuff.  These trousers are a size 33 x 32 and priced at $19.50.

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 Next, there is a blue gingham button down dress shirt, size 16 Length 32/33, priced at $15.50.

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Another shirt added was this plaid Burberry shirt that features a pointed collar.  This authentic London piece is in excellent shape and is a size 16.5, length 36/37.  Affordably priced at $18.50.

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Another sport coat was added with this Ralph Lauren Chaps glen plaid sport coat that features notch lapels, two button closure, rear center vent, flap pockets, and full interior lining made from light weight material.  This sport coat is a size 40 Short and priced at $38.50.

Forrest Forrest

The next piece is a forest green plaid sport coat that features notch lapels, two button closure, rear center, flap pockets, and partial interior lining.  This piece is a size 42 Regular and priced at $38.50.

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New formal pieces were added including this brown tuxedo jacket that features wide satin peaked lapels, one button closure, high side vents, flap slanted pockets with piping, and full interior lining.  This tuxedo jacket is made from a vintage blend material and is a size 39.  This piece is affordably priced at $38.50.

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The next formal piece and the last formal piece added is this black tuxedo jacket that features satin notch lapels, one button closure, rear center vent, flap pockets with satin lining, and full interior lining made from light weight material.  This piece is a size 40 and priced at $38.50.

 

All Gold Everything

Throughout today, I had this weird craving for Red Lobster’s seafood.  Let’s see if you can figure out why:

shoes

Brown oxfords from Saks Fifth Avenue.

socks

Red and Navy striped socks by J.Crew.

Pants

Navy flat front trousers by Perry Ellis.

shirt

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

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Navy tie with red lobster motif by J.Crew is a thrifting find…and it is making me hungry.  Gold tie bar is by Brooks Brothers.

cufflinks

Gold cufflinks by Roundtree & Yorke.

blazer

Vintage red blazer that features original gold buttons, notch lapels, two-button closure, rear center vent, patch pockets, and partial lining is from Hong Kong vintage clothing.  Why haven’t you visited them, yet?

square

White silk pocket square is by Banana Republic.

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Final Look!!

Cream O’ Stripes

It’s another sunny 70-degrees December day in Charlotte, NC and, once again, I took full advantage to wear some lighter spring pieces and colors on this gorgeous fall day:

shoes

Brown oxfords by Saks Fifth Avenue.

socksCream and Navy striped socks by Ralph Lauren.

pants

Navy blue flat front trousers by Saks Fifth Avenue.

shirt

Brown gingham button down dress shirt by Perry Ellis.

Tie

Navy blue and brown striped necktie was a thrifting find.  Brass tie bar is by Brooks Brothers.

blazer

Cream blazer with original gold buttons, notch lapels, and center vent was a thrifting find. 

Square

Navy blue silk polka dot pocket square is by Banana Republic.

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Final Look!!

Terra Cotta

Today’s look is another homage to 1970s colors and combinations.  Some of the pieces were actually crafted in the 1970s.  So, here is more vintage dope with a modern touch:

Brown dress shoes from Saks Fifth Avenue.

Patch dress socks by Perry Ellis.

Dark brown dress slacks are a Macy’s store brand.

Cream pointed collar dress shirt is by Saks Fifth Avenue.  Brown belt was a thrifting find.

Lands’ End paisley tie was a thrifting find.  Brass tie bar is by Brooks Brothers.

Vintage Terra Cotta suit jacket, with notch lapels, pleated patch pockets, and side vents, is from Design Archives in Greensboro, NC.

Dark brown cotton pocket square was a thrifting find.

Final Look!!