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Cargo Pants: They’re Back & You Need ...

How You Should Be Wearing Cargo Pants Right Now

Cargo Pants For guys

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When deciding what to wear during the tricky in-between season time, my rule is to keep things classic. Rugged staples like denim work shirts and slim cargo pants are perfect for the end of Summer into the begining of Fall. The cargo (in old school olive) looks totally seasonable when paired back to a great pair of sandals and can carry you right into cooler weather with boots and a chunky sock. When looking for a denim shirt, you’ll want to make sure the authentic detailing is there. Pearl snap fronts, non-button collar, and stitching details are key when putting this look together.

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SHIRT: ZARA / PANTS: H&M / BELT: VINTAGE / GLASSES: VINTAGE / WATCH (SIMILAR LINKED HERE): ROLEX

Easy Summer Style

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Every Summer we hit the wall. The end of July wall. It’s hot. It’s humid. If we see one more palm tree / neon / surf print jogger short we’re going to snap. We want cooler temps and a wardrobe to go along with them. To keep our summer style as cool as we wish we were (temperature wise) we stick to easy wardrobe staples. Think light denim, classic plaids, breezy blazers and comfortable loafers. We say push the wacky florals and summer brights further and further into the closet and opt for classic colors and patterns to ease us right into August and September.

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ZARA STRETCH NAVY BLAZER / J.CREW SECRET WASH SHIRT / J.CREW 484 JEAN / JOHNSTON & MURPHY TASSEL LOAFER / RAY BAN AVIATOR

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Killer deals that ex...

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The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale IS BACK and there are some serious discounts happening on everything from shoes & grooming products to Nike & designer threads. The prices are GOING BACK UP on August 8th so we’ve been digging through the virtual sales racks to round up the best finds from the sale…and everything we love is together for you below. Happy shopping…and you’re welcome.

Summer Sale Roundup (1 of 2)

The Summer Sales Are Here! 

It’s our favorite time of year (retail-wise). It’s still hot as hell and almost everything Summer is marked down from 30-70% to make room for the Fall deliveries and collections. We’ve done the online digging and rummaging to find some of the best deals and coolest pieces online. As always, we’ve sprinkled a few discounted (and formerly really expensive) pieces in the mix but almost everything below is going to be easy on the wallet. Enjoy!

Linen Textured Blazers

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shirt and tie combinations for summer

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We’re back with blazers. But before we jump into the look, it’s worth nothing that we recently stumbled on one of the most comfortable and flattering dress trousers out there. Disclaimer – no one is paying us to say this (not AT ALL) but we have to be honest and say that these Club Monaco Stretch Trousers are literally the only pants we’ve been wearing. They breathe, stretch, and fit perfectly. The texture is super modern and fresh and we love them paired back to old school, classic textured blazers (think linen, herringbone, double breasted, etc). The contrast between the modern trouser and the throwback blazer is the perfect (and most comfortable) combination for Summer dressing. Continue the textural play by opting for a patterned linen blend tie & playful pocket square. Grab a sick loafer and go sockless…oh, and you’re welcome.

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BROOKS BROTHERS IRISH LINEN BLAZER / SUIT SUPPLY CUTAWAY COLLAR SHIRT / CLUB MONACO MODERN STRETCH TROUSER / RALPH LAUREN CROCODILE BELT / GINGAM TIE BY ‘THETIEBAR’ / VINTAGE POCKET SQUARE / MARK MCNAIRY LOAFER

Chino Blazer: Your Instant Summer Upgrade

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A trusty chino blazer is one of the key pieces you’ll need in your closet to up your Summer wardrobe game. Consider this your warm weather substitute for your trusty navy blazer that carried you through Fall & Winter. What’s killer about the chino blazer is that it’s really one of the most versatile pieces you can add to your closet. We love it paired back to the shirts of the season such as the knit polo or the cuban collar shirt. Wear it over a clean tee (think linen or cotton) for a cooler, more laid back look or with your best weekday dress shirt for Summer office vibez. You do you, but whatever you do…do it in chino.

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UNIQLO MENS CHINO BLAZER / H&M KNIT POLO / GAP SLIM WHITE JEANS / RALPH LAUREN LOAFER / STREET VENDOR SUNGLASSES

The Cuban Collar: Your Summer Go-To

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Oozing old school pizazz and charm, the Cuban collar is bringing us right back to the 50’s. Consider this Summer staple your go-to alternative to a traditional broadcloth or oxford cloth button down shirt. The cut is slightly boxier yet familiar, keeping you standing out from the crowd while not looking overly trendy. To make sure you’re actually getting a Cuban collar shirt, make sure to keep your eyes out for an open collar with a hint of a notch. The fit is slightly roomier than a standard summer shirt and the sleeves will always be short (think crazy bowling shirt from your favorite retro film). Because this baby is cut more generously (aka no skin tight, sweaty Summer situations happening) we suggest pairing it back to a slim, lightweight chino and a throwback slipper or espadrille.

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H&M CUBAN COLLAR SHIRT / GAP SKINNY CHINO / DIOR HOMME SUNGLASS / RALPH LAUREN VELVET SLIPPER

You Need Now: The Printed Shirt

Printed Shirt Spring 2016 Men

This Spring, designers looked to crazy prints and patterns to update menswear staples like mens polos, short sleeve shirts, and bomber jackets. Per usual, the trend has made its way down to the high street and we’ve rounded up some of the best printed shirts that will give you a bang for your buck. Ranging from oversized florals to palm trees, to micro-prints…a little pattern in your shirt will instantly update your Spring/Summer look. To keep things classic, we say pair it back to something classic and simple like a slim chino, white jean, or ankle-length suit pant. As for footwear – we suggest pairing it back to a clean white sneaker, a simple sandal, or a chic espadrille.

Summer (and Fall) Must Have: Olive Jeans

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While the Summer steams on, we are anxiously awaiting those early Fall days in New York City. While the stores are beginning to fully stock pre-fall threads, we just can’t start stocking up on layers while shedding them in the Summer heat. One staple to invest in NOW? A kick-ass Olive jean. Pair this bad boy with a crisp shirt and blazer to carry you through the last month of Summer and right into moto-jacket territory in the early Fall.

JCREW LUDLOW SUIT JACKET / RALPH LAUREN BLACK LABEL SHIRT /AEO SKINNY FLEX JEAN / GREATS BRAND SNEAKER / DANIEL WELLINGTON WATCH  

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All Black Everything: Linen & Chino

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The New Yorker uniform = black on black….on black. We’ve taken the all black everything look right into Summer by incorporating a black linen short sleeved shirt and lightweight chinos into our look. Keep the look slick and tucked in and opt for a cool pair of leather espadrilles to channel your inner Mister Ripley.

CLUB MONACO SHORT SLEEVE LINEN SHIRT / GAP SKINNY KHAKI / VINTAGE BELT / MR. B FOR ALDO LEATHER ESPADRILLES / RAY BAN AVIATOR SUNGLASS / MIANSAI JEWELRY / ROLEX SUBMARINER WATCH

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