I Bought Three Suits for $75

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Buying a three piece, chalk stripe, half lined, high rise trouser suit for $3 is probably a once-in-a-lifetime situation.   Getting three suits for $25 each, however, is still pretty damn good!  Don’t worry, this isn’t an ad for Jos A. Bank; it’s more of advice to always check eBay since you never know what you’re going to find!

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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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Vintage Pants are Not Baggy

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Every time I talk about fashion with someone, vintage clothes always come up.  One of the questions I’m always asked is “Why do you wear such baggy pants?”  People always assume that vintage trousers are baggy because they’re thinking of the zoot suit, which was popularized by cultural phenomena. This is simply not the case.

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Styles of the 2015 Vintage Fashion Expo

This weekend I was able to go to the 2015 Vintage Fashion Expo in Downtown Los Angeles.  Vintage fashion is a personal hobby of mine.  While I do love wearing modern clothes, there is something about the cut and patterns of the 1920s-1950’s that interest me.  So this weekend, I went to the Expo wearing one of my favourite and most unique vintage pieces.  I was also able to snap a few shots of people’s fashion  that I enjoyed!

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Who Wore It Better: The Tailored Khaki Trouser

Like we said before in our preppy post, khaki is one of the colors everyone should absolutely own in their wardrobe.  However, sometimes buying “off the rack” doesn’t help.  Everyone has a different body type, so what works for one may not work on the other.  So for this challenge, we both took a pair of khakis , tailored them and then put on a quick outfit to show you just how amazingly diverse and amazing khaki trousers are.  And as always, we’d like to know which style you liked better.

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Who Wore It Better: The Nautical Stripe

Continuing our new feature, Raj and I bring you a classic preppy pattern: the nautical stripe.  Even though Rajesh and I like to dress up (and even have some of the same clothes) we each have our own unique style.  So we decided to do a challenge:  let’s keep the same shirt pattern but we have to try and make it our own.  So let us know what you think in the comments below!  Who did wear it best?

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