The SJC Two-Tone Work Waistcoat

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Last time we talked about the tattersall waistcoat, a garment with a checked pattern that instantly screams vintage when it’s worn with a suit or separates.  For those of you looking for a throwback ivy style, the tattersall is for you.  However, we here at Street x Sprezza are always looking for ways to look even older.  Nothing screams 1930’s than a two-tone, patch pocket vest; unfortunately, they’re extremely rare to find in perfect vintage condition.   When we heard that Simon James Cathcart was about to reproduce one in a heavy flannel, we jumped on it right away.

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Tailoring a $3 Thrifted Suit: A Brown Chalkstripe Three Piece

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I’m always on the lookout for cheap, vintage suits. You’re guaranteed to find great suits at vintage stores like Joyride or from sellers like Benny, but there’s nothing like the feeling like scoring a great piece at a thrift store.   If you look hard enough and have great patience, you can definitely find some cool stuff!  And sometimes, you’ll find it on a sale day where your suit will cost $3.

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Colorful Vintage Style at Spring Dapper Day

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Dapper Day is my version of Pitti Uomo; street style abounds!  People are able to go around Disneyland and dress up in style, whether its vintage, vintage inspired, or modern!  Since it is Spring, the guys and I decided to take our vintage style to the next level.  Most people make the misconception that vintage clothes are all made of thick wools and are only available in muted, boring colors.  However, the 1940’s were still stylin’ in hot weather! They had a variety of fabrics that were still breathable and and comfortable to wear and were especially light colored for spring and summer fashion!   Our outfits for Spring Dapper Day give you real evidence that vintage suit style is still creative, fun, and colorful!

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