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As a menswear guy who loves tailoring and got his start wearing period accurate vintage, I had no place for sneakers in my wardrobe. Now they’re a welcome alternative to loafers for me, being worn with jeans and shorts to even full trousers.
It helps if you understand the different types of sneakers out there and how they fit into different vibes of classic menswear. Hopefully this proves useful to me; if not, you can just look at the great pictures!
It’s time to finally write a full essay on what is perhaps the most important detail I pay attention to in menswear and how use it as a basis for purchases and commissions.
That detail is the Harmony that exists between a bottom button and a pocket line on the same horizontal plane.
After years of avoiding wide fit trousers to negate the unfortunate connotations of my past collecting period menswear, I’ve finally come to terms that it is something I enjoy and is a big part of my style.
Apart from being something intentional and different than dressing to fit in, I also find it comfortable and flattering! Plus, wide fit pants are in- haven’t you been looking at alt tiktok?
The next episode of our podcast is all about shorts! We talk about our favorite variations and how we like to wear them. Obviously we like wearing full pants, but that doesn’t mean shorts can’t look cool.
Jump in and follow along with the podcast!
As I sit here in quarantine unable to go to events, flea markets, or to regularly hang out with friends, I’m reminded of my hobbies. I have quite a few creative outlets like painting and composing, but there’s one that has been completely intoxicating- film photography. It’s something so inherently cool and quirky, yet easy-going with the fun result of being able to have physical copies of the images.
Today, I dive deep on this new obsession of mine.
#TheSaDCast has it’s first guest on in a couple of years and it’s none other than Yung Chomksy, the producer of the TrueAnon Podcast and a fellow menswear enthusiast.
The First Part is where he talks about his menswear journey, how it aligns with his (and our) leftist politics, and how people of his political cohort (especially on twitter) view his attire. The Second Part focuses much more on politics, drilling down on the aesthetics of political movements, decontextualizing menswear, and reconciling our hobby with progressivism.
It’s probably the best episode of Style & Direction so far!
Happy Birthday to me! It’s okay if you didn’t get me anything, since I actually have something to give to you: a deep dive into what I’ve worn when celebrating my annual trip around the sun.