Elegance at The Dapper Day x LACMA Swingin’ Soirée 2019

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Despite a long construction ahead, LACMA opened it’s doors to the well dressed community of LA for their Dapper Day evening.

Obviously the squad had to show up and do our thang.

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The Bloke Holiday Party & Ring Jacket Trunk Show

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Had some Holiday fun with the SoCal menswear scene at one of my favorite, if not only, classic menswear stores in Los Angeles!  It also happened to be the site of the seasonal Ring Jacket trunk show, which I had always wanted to check out.

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My Extremely Short SF Trip

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After the success of our NYC Trip, Spencer and I found ourselves wanting to do another one before the year was over.  With what little vacation time we had, we booked a trip to SF and made a little adventure out of it.  Unlike Seattle, this was basically a menswear trip!  Only three days, but hey, we love packing our days full.

We’ve been to the Bay Area before (and even once before that), but I think we’ve evolved enough to make it a completely different experience now.  We had so many friends, colleagues, and stores to meet!  Read More

A Case for the Knit Cap

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It seems that in the world of menswear, hats are a bit of a touchy subject.  I think most of us agree that it’s an elegant piece that provides some old school vibes, but it’s difficult to put into practice.  In those conversations, it’s mainly about fedoras and flat caps where the negative comments tend to be directed toward ballcaps and beanies.  But truth be told, I really like the beanie.

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