Don’t Forget to Look at Thrift Stores For Ties

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Hey guys, this is a supplement to our previous article which talked about why you should consider buying true vintage 1930s/1940s ties to supplement your wardrobe.  This time we’re going to tell you about the other place you should look for ties:  thrift stores!

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The Return of Drop-Loop Trousers?

Pleats and high waist pants are finally coming back into the minds of everyday people, being present at Pitti Uomo and other sartorial gatherings. Fashion isn’t always new, with discerning gentlemen always looking toward the golden age of menswear (1930-1960) for inspiration to their latest suits. B&Tailor has started offering a certain style of trouser that instantly screams 1940-1955: the drop loop pant.

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Pleats: They’ve Always been Cool

Just look at those pleats, courtesy of Permanent Style.  If you show this to any mainstream fashion guy, he’d recoil immediately.  Flat-front pants have been the way to go for the past few years.  Favoring the clean look, the mainstream #menswear community has renounced all ties to the dreadful 1990s business look.  But classic enthusiasts in the community have always favored pleats and have still had them in their trousers without looking terrible!  Here, we look at the brief history of pleats and how they have evolved through menswear.  Hopefully you’ll agree that pleats are, and always have been, cool.

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Inspiration for Less: Chad Park

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Because this is a blog, and not a newspaper, I’ve decided to focus more on individual outfits and blog about them.  Doing so creates more content for my readers and lets go more indepth on why I picked what I wore and how I came up with it!  Without further ado, here’s Street x Sprezza’s first entry into our new weekly series “Inspiration for Less”.  And who better to be inspired by than Chad Park?

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