The Completely Unstructured 1960’s Summer Suit

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I am always on the search for “softly tailored” garments:  little/no shoulder padding, unstructured and barely any lining.   In fact, it is this detail that gives contemporary tailoring a slight edge over vintage pieces for me.  When the two are combined however, you best know that I’ll be all over it.  I think I just found the perfect casual vintage suit!

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Purchased on eBay: The 1960’s Brooks Brothers Blue Glen Plaid Suit

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While I have gotten extremely lucky buying suits at Goodwill, eBay always seems to hold up, especially if you want something ivy!  Unlike 1930’s suits or modern Ring Jacket suits, vintage pieces from the 1960s-1970s tends to be fairly cheap and readily available.   This amazing mid-to-late 1960s suit from Brooks Brothers is no exception and perfect for spring! I actually got this suit done a while ago and only recently got around to shooting it now.   Read More

What to Wear for Valentine’s Day Part III: An Elegant Evening

You’ve got the girl and it’s serious.  This may be the first fancy dinner you’re gonna have.  Maybe its the first time you’ve ever set reservations!  Or maybe it’s an anniversary and you want to go somewhere mature and classy, just like your relationship. Whatever the case is, this Valentine’s Day may be the time for your Fancy Dinner.  And whenever you have a fancy dinner, there is only one acceptable uniform:  suit and tie.   Here, the guys put one last outfit together to show how they would dress on a fancy dinner date.

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