Friday, December 31, 2010

Preview: Penfield X Date Night Lookbook

Penfield X Date Night Lookbook Fall/Winter 2010

Here's a preview of Penfield X Date Night's Lookbook shot in NYC by F.E. Castleberry of Unabashedly Prep.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Office Aesthetics: TinTin

Gearing up for a new year with a new job, thoughts on the aesthetics of my office started to run through my head. I toyed with a few ideas but finally settled on one of my favorites comics/cartoons from my childhood: TinTin.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Date Night w/ N'East Style: A Christmas Story

Happy Holidays from Date Night. We want to thank everyone for their support over the past year and to celebrate we asked Gabe from The History of My World to put together a special Christmas playlist as our gift to you. Date Night w/ N'East Style presents: A Christmas Story.

Ralphie: Part 1
Ralphie's Dad: Part 2

Orvis Jacket,  

Friday, December 24, 2010

A Pete & Pete Christmas

O Christmas Pete Part 1

My all time favorite Christmas episode from my all time favorite show: The Adventures of Pete & Pete

Where's your Christmas spirit?
I was vaccinated against it when I was just a little boy.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Alex Grant Art Exhibit

Alex Grant's art exhibit is now open to the public.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Outerwear Kit Season 2: Penfield's Rockford

Starting with the basic shirt and sweater combination; I decided to put a few kits together to highlight my favorite outerwear pieces. Season 2: Penfield Rockford

Friday, December 17, 2010

New Balance's The Kennedy

 Concepts X New Balance

Inspired by JFK's love of sailing, Concepts X New Balance teamed up to create "The Kennedy." Available March 2011. Sign me up.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

LL Bean Stablicers Lite

If you're like me and wear your Bean Boots on a daily basis, then you will notice that the traction that was suppose to protect you from the elements eventually fades away over time. This is where their Stablicers Lites comes in handy.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Menswear Trading Cards

Great idea from a great blogger. Paul Arnow from Dreams of Perfection presents: Menswear Trading Cards. Collect them all.

Dressing Avery Fall/Winter || Cary Randolph

Is there anything Cary Randolph can't do? From her contributions on Selectism and Guest of a Guest to her Dress Code feature on Unabashedly Prep, Cary's impeccable sense of style is something to behold. Her blog,  Fresh Every Day, is a personal favorite of mine; so you can only imagine how excited I was to have her contribute to Dressing Avery.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Watch Cap Roundup

 Watch Cap

It's no secret that I'm a fan of watch caps, so I decided to put together a roundup of my current favorites.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Watch Strap Roundup

Watch Strap Roundup

I received a tweet this morning from 2PreppyGirls asking about the perfect watch strap for someone who wants to revamp their father's watch. I thought I would do her one better and post a roundup on where to find my favorite straps.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Dressing Avery Fall/Winter || The Style Cooperative

Rachel Brooks (the woman behind The Perfect Fall Bow Tie) has graciously added her designer touch to the Dressing Avery series and the result is everything I hoped it would be. Take a look at her outfit below and then head on over to her shop The Style Cooperative for some Holiday shopping.

Billy Reid X K-Swiss Tennis Shoe

Billy Reid, one of my favorite new brands, is teaming up with K-Swiss next spring to bring a new twist on the classic canvas tennis shoe.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Outerwear Kit Season 2: LL Bean Down Vest

Starting with the basic shirt and sweater combination; I decided to put a few kits together to highlight my favorite outerwear pieces. Season 2: LL Bean Down Vest

Monday, December 6, 2010

Fingerless Gloves Roundup

Fingerless Gloves

If you're like me, then you're addicted to your touch screen phone (which can become a big problem during the winter); so why not grab some fingerless gloves and have the best of both worlds. Here are a few my favorites.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Date Night w/ N'East Style: Home Alone

Date Night w/ N'East Style presents: Home Alone

Kevin McCalliser: Part 1
Merv: Part 2

L.L. Bean Fisherman’s Sweater,
L.L. Bean Allagash Lined Cargo Pants,
Sebago Beacon Boot,
Red Ryder

Marketing Campaign: Filson X Vans

Filson X Vans marketing campaign is a classic case study on how two brands can join together to truly make something special. Along with a great product, a few videos were produced to show the genesis of the collaboration as well as an insightful look into production process.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Ivy League Scarf

Inspired by Valet's feature on University Scarfs, I decided to highlight my own scarf experience.

Partners & Spade Holiday Gift Guide

For the Holiday season, Partners & Spade recently restocked their storefront with some pretty cool items. Here are a few of my favorites.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Dressing Avery Fall/Winter || The LIfe of a Suburban Princess

Blogger and now turned authorThe Suburban Princess,  kicks off the second Season of Dressing Avery in style with a super cute holiday outfit. Be on the look out for more Fall/Winter picks in the coming weeks from some new and old friends. This is going to be fun.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Heather Grey Crewneck Roundup

It truly looks like Heather Grey Crewnecks are having a moment right now so I rounded up a few choice selections from my favorite stores.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Band of Outtakes

A collection of Scott Stemberg's outtakes have surfaced on Band of Outsiders. Here are a few of my favorites.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Outerwear Kit Season 2: Penfield's Kasson

Starting with the basic shirt and sweater combination; I decided to put a few kits together to highlight my favorite outerwear pieces. Season 2: Penfield's Kasson

Monday, November 22, 2010

Cool Hunting's Pop Up Shop

While everyone was attending The Pop Up Flea in New York this weekend (and for good reasons), Cool Hunting quietly opened up its own pop up shop in Gap's project space on 5th Ave. 

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Inside Kate & Andy's Home

You may have seen a glimpse of their house on Plum TV but thanks to The Selby here is a more intimate look at Kate and Andy Spade's home.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Levi's Limited Edition 505 Selvedge

Levi's X Cone Mills 505

Levi's, Made in America, Selvedge, and 505 fit: This is what you've been waiting for.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Head to Toe: Interview Edition

Secret Identity

Want to know how to ace an interview? Start with what you have on underneath.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Brooklyn Space Program

Armed with only a weather balloon, an iphone, and a make-shift carrier with a parachute; a father seeks to show his son the wonders of space. Pure inspiration.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Holiday Gift Guide by Jack Spade

Jack Spade gives us a few good reasons on why it's never too early to start thinking about gift giving. Here are a few of my favorites from their Holiday Gift Guide.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Patagonia's Reversible Flannel Jacket

Looking for a jacket that can double as a shirt and triple with a reversible option? Patagonia has you covered with its Reversible Flannel Jacket.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Style Innovators: Andy & Kate Spade on Plum TV

Andy & Kate Spade on Plum TV

GQ's Adam Rapoport interviewed Andy & Kate Spade for his show Style Innovators on Plum TV and it is pure inspiration. From the Liquor Store to Partners & Spade's venture into hotels, this video provides us with a behind the scenes look of Kate & Andy's life and projects. Enjoy!

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Archives: LL Bean Lounger Boots

LL Bean Lounger Boots

Lead by JRS of Red Clay Soul: Operation re-produce LL Bean Lounger Boots has officially begun. Show your support by leaving a comment.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Outerwear: J.Crew Down Jacket

J.Crew Down Jacket

Starting with the basic shirt, sweater, tie combination; I decided to put a few kits together for the fall highlighting my favorite outerwear pieces. Eighth: J.Crew Down Jacket

Monday, November 1, 2010