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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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.

Teal’s The Season To Be Blue

Today’s look is…in one word or less…”Blue”:

shoes

Brown two-tone spectator wing tips by Johnston & Murphy were a thrifting find.

socks

Stripe socks by Happy Socks.

Tie

Blue silk neck tie is by Nautica.  Brass tie bar is by Brooks Brothers.  Striped teal french cuff dress shirt with white contrast collar is a thrifting find.

flower

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

square

Classic cotton white pocket square…origin unknown.

cufflinks

Brass cufflinks by Roundtree & Yorke.

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Blue suit that features notch lapels, two button closure, side vents, flap pockets, and full interior lining is by Tommy Hilfiger.

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.

Fresh Salmon

More aggressive colors for the spring season.  Today, I went bold with my selection in trousers:

shoes

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

socks

Khaki dress socks by Banana Republic.

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Chocolate necktie by Yves Saint Laurent is a thrifting find.  Chocolate gingham button down by J.Crew is a thrifting find.  Gold tie bar is by Brooks Brothers.

square

Silk salmon pocket square…orgin unknown.

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Salmon colored trousers are by Brooks Brothers. Cream blazer with notch lapels, gold buttons, rear center vent, two button closure, patch pockets, and full interior lining is thrifting find.

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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Final Look!!