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The Camel Coat: Your Best Friend For Layering

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A killer camel coat is one of the best pieces you can invest in during the Winter months. If you don’t have one in your closet already…shame on you (keep reading, I’ll hook you up in a few seconds). What I consider to be a closet staple, the trusty camel coat is not only extremely versatile, but chic enough to give any outfit an insta-worthy style upgrade. Thrown over a slim down puffer vest & plaid shirt, your camel coat will give your look an instant slim, GQ vibe while keeping out the chill (I’m trying to get you guys to move away from the bulky puffer jackets here if you can’t tell). This bad boy pictured above (purchased 2 years go) is an MAJOR sale right now at Club Monaco…under $300 and additional sale on top of that I believe.

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It’s Sale Time! End of 2016 Mega Sale Pick...

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Christmas has come and gone and 2017 is right around the corner….aka, it’s SALE TIME! Most of my favorite websites are marking down products at 50% and I’ve scoured through and put together a little ‘best of’ list for you guys. Consider this time to stock up on classics and winter staples. Enjoy! – x Preston

2016 Gift Guide: For Him

 

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I’ve put together another little gift guide for you all this year. As I’ve recently been covering some killer budget friendly threads here on the blog, I’m adding some little luxuries to this years list to round things out. Happy Shopping, gang! x – Preston

Holiday Style: Festive Daytime Styling

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Holiday Style:

I like to kick things up a notch when dressing for the holidays. While pulling off your evening look is relatively simple (dark, blazers, sweaters) a daytime festive look can be tricky. Color, classic patterns & simple denim are key staples when putting together a classic holiday look with a twist. With work parties rolling into friend parties (which roll into countless insta-shots), I love this signal red duffle coat to make a statement. Layer a denim dress shirt (make sure to look for a great spread-collar…no buttons) with a classic fair isle vest & plaid tie for a look thats classically preppy yet fresh. Grounded in denim, this look is great for a Friday at the office and your holiday party.

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Christmas Shopping in Brooklyn: American Field x...

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After a wonderful kick-off dinner in Manhattan last week, the guys from American Field market (think the coolest & freshest menswear designers all in one room showing off their merch) invited me to swing by the Brooklyn market this past weekend. The set-up was killer. Brands ranging from Boll & Buck to Sailormade assembled in one room to meet with browsers, brands, bloggers & editors. Take a peek at some of the pics we snapped at the expo, as well as the look I threw on to venture off to Brooklyn, after the jump…(I linked to the pieces I’m wearing in the pics below…minus a few things that are no longer available in which case, I have subs for you guys!) x- Preston

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Statement Sweaters – How To Style Them

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Statement Sweaters – How To Style Them

Thanksgiving has come and gone which means the holiday season is in full swing. Another sign it’s time to get festive? Gap whipped out the crazy stripe statement sweaters! (Seriously, who remembers these from high school?) Anyway, as just about everything from the 90’s is back in style, I figured I would grab one as quick as possible. The key to making a statement sweater work in your everyday style is to pair is back to staples like slim jeans, chelsea boots and a classic pea coat. Instead of layering over a button down shirt, I say throw your statement sweater over your favorite crewneck tee shirt to keep things looking effortless and cool. x – Preston

(STYLE TIP: Remove the standard plastic buttons that come with your peacoat and have them replaced. I grabbed these vintage inspired buttons from a flea market in NYC and had my local dry cleaner sew them on…easy upgrades make all the difference. I linked a killer set of vintage inspired buttons below!)

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Cyber Monday: For Him

cyber mondayThe post Thanksgiving, cyber madness continues. We’ve taken some breaks (from running back and forth to the fridge for leftover pie) to put together another round up of the best deals online. We’ve weeded through the digital muck to bring you the best discounts on only the coolest stuff. Enjoy x- Preston

Velvet Crush: A Night Out With INC Men

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This past Thursday night, I was honored to join a stylish group of New Yorkers to kick off the Holiday season in partnership with INC Men, exclusively available at Macy’s. Hosted by Nyle DiMarco (yes, the devilishly handsome Nyle DiMarco of Dancing With The Stars Fame) in a basement level SoHo speakeasy called The Handy Liquor Bar, the evening (dubbed #INCNightOut) was filled will great music, strong drinks, and killer menswear. I’ve linked the products I wore to event below, happy clicking & shopping!

I decided to opt for a luxe, tailored INC look for the night. The star of the look had to be the slim Jayden blazer in a rich navy velvet. Honestly, I couldn’t keep up with the amount of comments and questions about this bad boy. Understated and classic yet just poppy enough to standout, this blazer is the perfect piece for a kick-ass holiday party. Check out the blazer, here.  Instead of going with a crisp white shirt, I styled the Jayden blazer with a fine-gauge black turtleneck to reinforce the throwback, vintage inspired feel of the look (Think James Bond vibez). Just light enough to layer yet thick enough to keep the chill out, this is a wardrobe staple (I actually picked up a few of the other colors at Macy’s just for good measure!). To finish off the look, I wanted the pant to be slim, comfortable and slightly cropped…enter my new secret weapon, the deep black stretch pant. Fitted more like a traditional 5-pocket trouser instead of a suit pant, this pant is definitely a new favorite. Just the right amount of stretch proved to be perfect for a little dancing and mingling at the bar, while the luxe sheen fabric keeps the look dressy an polished.

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The bar was packed! Love the mahogany and mirror detailing here…classic all the way. 

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Dont Splurge: The Must-Have Jacket For Under $10...

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We’re going to keep this one short and sweet. The hottest jacket of the season is without a doubt, the bomber jacket. This vintage style is back in a huge way and we’ve rounded up the best of under $100…happy Fall jacket shopping!

Turn It Up For Fall: Classic Layers

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Fall is all about a fresh, new start. The Summer clothes have been tucked away and some killer new threads are in the closet. It’s time to turn up your Fall style and make a first impression, all over again. To turn up our style, we looked to some classic pieces from a classic brand. We swung by Banana Republic and were blown away by the current product. Modernized and re-imagined yet classic and timeless, we found ourselves in the fitting room with an armful of Fall product. By the end of the day, we had stocked up on elevated everyday essentials like slim pleated pants, classic turtleneck sweaters and heritage slim blazers. We’re all about keeping the color palette neutral and classic, opting for shades of grey and camel (one of our favorite combinations) and the fit slim. Ground the look with a rich leather loafer and belt for a vintage inspired vibe.

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