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New Obsession: The Bonobos Italian Performance S...

The Navy Suit I’ve Been Waiting For

Navy Suit Mens Bonobos

Bonobos Suit Preston Konrad

Preston Konrad Suit Bonobos

I honestly think a well-dressed man can’t have enough classic navy suiting. One of the most versatile suiting options to have in your wardrobe, a chic, slim navy suit will give you the mileage you need in the office while providing you with endless opportunities to break it apart and wear with denim, joggers, etc on the weekend. I thought I had all of my bases covered when it came to navy suiting (hint, there may be more than 5 navy suits in my closet!) until this bad boy fell in to my lap last week. I was given the chance to test drive the new Italian Performance suiting from my friends at Bonobos and all I can say is, WOW. Not only is this bad boy packed with just the right amount of stretch, but the cut is perfectly slim, the fabric is breathable yet luxurious, the color is spot-on, and to top things off – it is under $800! For the same price as a run-of-the-mill mall brand, Bonobos is crushing the game by introducing this luxury suit to the market as such a value. I always say the devil is in the details and these guys hit the nail on the head with wrinkle resistant & water repellent fabric and a shirt-gripping waistband inside of the pants. This baby will have you being the envy of the boardroom and your wallets new best friend.

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Linen Textured Blazers

Preston Konrad

summer style men blazers

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shirt and tie combinations for summer

preston konrad wearing a summer blazer

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

What To Wear Now: End Of January

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It’s an awkward time of year. There are no holiday parties to dress festively for, temperatures are way too cold to wear half of the shit filling store shelves, we’re kind of grumpy. To make shopping and deciding what to wear a bit easier for the next month or so, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite and affordable pieces. Click on the hotspot next to each item to browse & shop…enjoy, fellas.





2016 Haberdashery Hustle

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The 2016 hustle is on and we’re facing with some of our favorite Haberdashery pieces. Give the holiday sweaters and plaids a rest for a hot second and opt for festive suiting separates. We’ve been feeling the mix of waistcoats, slim blazers, and dark denim. If you can battle the cold sans socks, we say go for it. Happy 2016, guys…let’s do this.

J.CREW LUDLOW JACKET / ZARA MEN DRESS SHIRT / ‘THE TIE BAR’ POLKA DOT TIE / ‘ THE TIE BAR’ POCKET SQUARE & TIE BAR /SUIT SUPPLY VEST /JOHNSTON & MURPHY TASSEL LOAFER 

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Holiday Style Is Officially Here

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Pet Peeve: Spotting people jumping the gun with the holiday plaids in the middle of October. Can you please just let me relish in the Autumnal glory of my moto jacket and stetson hat for a sec? Thanksgiving is here and we’re officially giving the OK to the festive garb. We’re easing into things by mixing a classic black watch plaid tie with winter suiting staples like herringbone vests and wool sport coats. Keep things a bit more playful during the day by opting for a killer pair of retro high tops and making the switch to a brogue or loafer by night.

TOPMAN WOOL SPORTCOAT /GANT RUGGER HERRINGBONE VEST / RALPH LAUREN BLACK WATCH TIE / A.P.C PETIT STANDARD JEAN / J.CREW OXFORD SHIRT / RAYBAN AVIATOR / NIKE BLAZER HIGH TOP

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It’s Time To Think About Tweed


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It’s time to grow some balls when it comes to your Fall suiting. This Fall, give your navy & charcoal buddies a break and venture into new territory by trying out tweeds, herringbones, and rich Autumnal shades (if it looks like a color that you’d find on the dinner table at Thanksgiving, we approve it). If you’re feeling especially daring and fall-like, go for a classic 3-piece number like Preston did here. Pair bak to preppy staples like repp ties, classic broadcloth shirting, tassel loafers, and a slim watch. ***UPDATE: This suit is now on KILLER sale, see pics/links below***

BAR III TWEED SUIT  /J.CREW STRIPED SHIRT / POLO RALPH LAUREN REPP TIE /VINTAGE COLLAR PIN /JOHNSTON & MURPHY TASSEL LOAFER / DANIEL WELLINGTON WATCH

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The Windowpane Blazer: Your New Fall Friend

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This October is proving to be one for the books when it comes to great blazer weather. We’re finally getting the perfect 60-ish degree temps to break out the best…the herringbone, tweed, wool, etc. One staple that is often forgotten amidst the flurry of fall blazer options is the windowpane blazer. We keep things simple and classic by pairing this bad boy back to a great pair of slim selvedge jeans & a suede double monk strap shoe. For the shirt and tie combo, keep the shirt clean and have a little fun with the tie (like Preston did above with the striped option).

GIORGIO ARMANI WINDOWPANE JACKET / ZARA DRESS SHIRT / STRIPED TIE BY ‘THE TIE BAR’ / A.P.C PETIT STANDARD JEAN / ZARA DOUBLE MONK STRAP SHOE / RAYBAN AVIATOR

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Dress up your denim jacket for Fall

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One of our favorite things about Fall is taking our classic staples and reinventing them. A must have staple that is getting a bit of an upgrade in our eyes these days is our classic denim jacket. We’ve taken our everyday jacket and paired it with a fall-toned plaid shirt, skinny chino, silk knit tie & a kick-ass tassel loafer. The key to making this look cohesive is keeping things in the family when it comes to color stories. Since the jacket we have is a deep, raw denim we’re opting to keep the plaid & tie in the blue family. South of the belt, you can never go wrong with a classic khaki & tassel loafer. Bonus style tip: This look can be worn perfectly under your favorite fall topcoat when the temps drop a bit.

J.CREW DENIM JACKET / H&M PLAID SHIRT / RALPH LAUREN KNIT TIE / GAP SKINNY CHINO / JOHNSTON & MURPHY TASSEL LOAFER

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New Prep Obsession: Johnston & Murphy Allre...

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One of the best things about early fall is getting to get back into preppy staples like navy blazers, plaid shirt, repp ties & penny loafers. We always like to mix up our prep staples (mixing stripes and checks, etc) but keep things classic when it comes to footwear. Enter our latest obsession, the Allred Penny Loafer by Johnston & Murphy – exclusively available at Nordstrom. Great with a festive sock as the temps drop, or sickles with jeans (as we are reaping) this shoe is a must have classic as Fall slowly approaches.

ZARA SLIM NAVY JACKET  / H&M CHECK SHIRT /RALPH LAUREN REPP TIE / AEO SLIM DISTRESSED JEAN / JOHNSTON & MURPHY ALLRED PENNY LOAFER – EXCLUSIVE TO NORDSTROM

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Suit up your white jeans


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One of our favorite ways to wear a killer summer weight suit jacket is with our favorite white jeans. Keep the look tonal and slick by keeping the shirt & tie combo tonal and stay fresh south of the ankles by opting for a classic white court sneaker. Try this look on a NON summer Friday at the office…we bet you’ll like what happens.

JCREW LUDLOW SUIT JACKET / SUIT SUPPLY SPREAD COLLAR SHIRT / RALPH LAUREN PURPLE LABEL TIE / GAP SKINNY JEANS / PINK TIE CLIP BY THE TIE BAR / ADIDAS ORIGINALS STAN SMITHS

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