Spring Approaching

Today’s look marks my first attempt to step out into the spring season:

shoesBrown wingtip loafers with tassels are a thrifting find.  Loafer socks (unseen) are from Steve Madden.

TiePaisley necktie is a thrifting find.  Silver tie bar is from Banana Republic.  White spread collar french cuff dress shirt is a thrifting find.

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

cufflinksCufflinks are by Roundtree & Yorke.

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Mr. Burgundy

Here is another approach to the burgundy blazer:

shoes

Black penny loafers are by Brooks Brothers.  Black loafer socks (unseen) are by Steve Madden.

tie

Black silk bow tie is by Ralph Lauren.  Black french cuff spread collar dress shirt is by Banana Republic.

Flower

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

cufflinks

Gold cufflinks are by Roundtree and Yorke.

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Burgundy blazer that features notch lapels, original gold buttons, two button closure, patch pockets, center vent, and full interior lining is a thrifting find.  White and black houndstooth flat front trousers are by Banana Republic.

White…After Labor Day

You guys know how much of love rules and to follow them…but how dare I wear white after Labor Day.  It’s forbidden, right!  Says who:

shoes

Brown wingtip slip-on loafers with tassels by Florsheim are a thrifting find.  Loafer socks (unseen) are by Steve Madden.

Tie

Silk neck tie by Yves Saint Laurent is a thrifting find.  Tie bar is by Banana Republic.  White french cuff spread collar dress shirt is by Banana Republic.

flower

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

cufflinks

Cufflinks are by Banana Republic.

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Brown pinstripe suit jacket that features notch lapels, two button closure, flap pockets, rear center vent, and full interior lining is by Ralph Lauren.  Off-white flat front trousers are by Saks Fifth Avenue.

Flower Noir

This week is a short week for me, therefore I decided to set the tone early for the remainder of the week:

shoes

 

tie

Black silk bow tie by Ralph Lauren.  Pink spread collar dress shirt with barrel cuff is by Banana Republic.

flower

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

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

It’s Leo…pard Season

It’s summer and it’s the season to show off your leopard print fabrics (although I would wear my leopard print year-around…why not?):

shoes

Suede leopard print slippers are by Steve Madden.  Loafer socks (not seen) are also by Steve Madden.

square

Leopard print pocket square is a thrifting find.

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Black sport coat that features peaked lapels, two button closure, flap pockets, side vents, and full interior lining is by Calvin Klein.  Black french cuff spread collar dress shirt is by Banana Republic.  Purple flat front trousers are by Burberry.

Black Square

I thought my obsession with the black pocket square was over…a thing of the past.  Man was I wrong!  It came roaring back with today’s look:

shoes

Black penny loafers are by Brooks Brothers.  Loafer socks (unseen) are by Steve Madden (who my niece thought was the inventor of the Madden video games). 

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Black silk neck tie is by Banana Republic.  Tie bar is by Banana Republic.  Pink french cuff dress shirt with white contrast spread collar is by Brooks Brothers.

square

The Silk Black Pocket Square!!! (origin unknown)

cufflinks

Cufflinks by Roundtree and Yorke.

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

Brownie Points

All of this gloomy weather has inspired me to have fun with colors that are “no fun”…such as the color brown:

loafers

Brown wingtip loafers with tassels by Florsheim is a thrifting find.  Loafer socks (unseen) are by Steve Madden.

LapelKnot

Gold knitted knot is by Brooks Brothers.

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Tan flat front chino is by J.Crew.  Brown sport coat with notch lapels, two button closure, rear center vent, patch pockets, and full interior lining is a thrifting find.