The Runaway Collar

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Long post alert. 

Nothing is really ever new in menswear.  The first “recent” trend to come back was the high waist and pleats , though I’ve been wearing those two for years thanks to vintage clothing.  The next trend that has been sweeping the contemporary menswear circles isn’t really a design thing, but an affectation on how you wear your shirt collar.  The thing is, this has been done since the 1920’s and continues to be done by veterans of the vintage community.

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Three DBs, Three Styles

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This past weekend, I decided to challenge my self and wear a Double Breasted jacket every day.  Most guys don’t like to wear double breasted suits and blazers since they think it’s too old school or it never fits right.  Well, I’m here to prove you wrong; the double breasted jacket is awesome and is a definite great addition to your sartorial wardrobe.  To add to the fun, I also decided to take the opportunity and craft outfits for three of my favorite styles!

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A Subdued Spring/Summer Pitti Uomo

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Pitti Uomo, the bi-annual tradeshow and site of #menswear pilgrimage, has come and gone again.  Men of course were dressed in a variety of styles, whether they were classic like the Armoury boys or overly peacocking like AE Marmora.  Even though we couldn’t attend, my friends decided to be inspired and dress up.  Instead of going a bit crazy like we did last time,  we went with more subdued and classic styles.

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