Monday, April 30, 2012

Confirmed Stock: Street Style

Head on over to Complex Magazine to check out my coverage of Confirmed Stock this past weekend. Read on to view some more details shots from the event.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Floral Barbour

Photographed in Wilmington, Del.

Details: Discovered this Barbour jacket on her recent trip to the UK.

First Look: Keds at Opening Ceremony

 Keds at Opening Ceremony

On the heels of their great footwear collection with Mark McNairy, Keds teamed up with Opening Ceremony to offer their first full line of clothing filled with blogger blue blazers, slim cut chinos, and and navy/pink ruby shirts which are all high on the list of must haves this season.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Review: form function form

Off the bat, I want to thank Jeremiah from A Headlong Dive for including me in the Sartorial et al series which pulls together some of my favorite blogs for the purpose of reviewing a single item. Well this time around, Jeremiah introduced us to form function form where we got a chance to sample a few items from Shawn's company. Here's my review of the Architect's Wallet and Bow Shackle Bracelet.

Monday, April 16, 2012

DIY: Washing Selvage Denim

 Rinse Cycle

I've been wearing my Gap Selvage denim for about 8 months now and finally decided to give them a wash.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Boat Shoe Roundup

Sperry's original patent for Boat Shoes

If you are looking for "the original" boat shoe this spring/summer then look no further than Sperry. But like most things in life, it's always good to have options so here's a round up of the best boat shoes on the market.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Archives || Auditioning James Bond

Bond hopefully Robert Campbell

When Sean Connery left the James Bond series after 5 movies (he later returned for Diamonds are Forever) the search for a new Bond was on. In 1967, Life sent photographer Loomis Dean to shoot the final auditions for On Her Majesty's Secret Service but it was never published in the magazine.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Billykirk No.223 Belt

For me, true style lies in the details: A well placed monogram or a worn leather accessory goes a long way in my book.  Over the past few years, I've been trying to embrace this philosophy in my purchases and the one place that I keep going back to is Billykirk.  Recently, I had a chance to hang out with Chris and Kirk Bray at their shop for a project and while I was there I added their No.233 Belt to my collection.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Opening Day Style

The Babe

Baseball season starts tomorrow so I thought I would take a look back at some stylish ballplayers from yesteryear.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Archives || JFK's Style: On and Off the Campaign Trail

JFK on the Campaign Trail

With politics reaching a fever pitch these days, it's always nice to take a step back and examine the classic style and ease in which John F. Kennedy displayed on and off the 1960 campaign trail.

Close Up and Private: Spring/Summer '12 Part 2

Sergei Sviatchenko just released part two of his Spring/Summer '12 edition and it's anything less than inspirational. Here are a few of my favorites in hope that it will provide some sartorial guidance for the warmer months ahead.

Monday, April 2, 2012

The Lunar Module: From Model to the Moon

Early 1960s model of the Lunar Excursion Module

I love seeing things go from concept to construction. So I was super excited when I came across the development of the Lunar Excursion Module (LEM), which ultimately helped Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr, set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969.