Saturday, February 26, 2011


The official release date for the Alex Grant Bow Tie is 3/3 but if you are in fear of them selling out (which is very possible) pre-order yours today. Head on over to the Alex Grant Shop for some product shots.

Friday, February 18, 2011

First Look: Penfield S/S '11 Lookbook

Speaking of Penfield, take a look at their Spring/Summer '11 Lookbook.

Outerwear Kit Season 2: Penfield Elstow

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 Elstow.

Take Ivy Inspiration by Close Up and Private

Close Up and Private in Euroman

Inspired by Take Ivy, Sergei Sviatchenko of Close Up and Private went out and shot his own take on college prep style using some of the best brands in the business.

Happy 3rd Birthday Alex!

 Happy 3rd Birthday Alex Grant!

Thursday, February 17, 2011

First Look: Jack Spade Summer '11

Come take a peak at Jack Spade's Summer '11 collection and dream of warmer weather.  

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Bass Weejuns: A Pretty Penny

Bass Weejuns

Since I'm on a shoe kick this week, I decided to shoot my Bass Weejuns with Alex & Avery's birth years on the pennies.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Remix: LL Bean Bluchers

While at the West Marine, I grabbed a few lines of all shapes and colors. I decided to Remix my LL Bean Bluchers with the white ones.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

DIY: Nautical New Balances

DIY: Nautical New Balances

During the middle of basic sailing instruction this morning, I had the bright idea of creating my own Nautical New Balances (inspired by the Kennedy model). So I went down to the West Marine and purchased some line (sheet) for a little over $6.

Friday, February 11, 2011

First Look: Alex Grant Bow Tie

Alex Grant Bow Tie

Inspired by sailing and boat shoes, here's a look at the Alex Grant Bow Tie for The Style Cooperative. Double sided, made in America and available on 3/3 in the Alex Grant Shop and The Style CoOp.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Partners & Spade Raw Canvas Ties

Partners & Spade added a few new pieces to the storefront this weekend but the standout items are the hand painted raw canvas ties.

Alex Picks: Super Bowl Commercial

My favorite Super Bowl Commercial from last night which features a great looking car and shows Fatherhood at its best. Volkswagen has done it again.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Head to Toe: Basic Sailing Instruction Kit

Sailing Kit

Head to Toe: Today was my first day of Basic Sailing Instruction with the Sailing Club. Book learing in the winter; water training in the spring. Super excited.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Special Delivery: Kiel James Patrick

A few weeks ago, I recieved a nice email from Kiel of Kiel James Patrick stating that he's a fan of the blog and has something special for me. And to my suprise, this came in the mail yesterday.

Date Night w/ N'East Style: Groundhog Day

I was unable to do Date Night because of my busy schedule so in honor of this past week, Christine stepped up to the challenge and delivered a classic look that you can wear (again and again) that will never go out of style.

Date Night w/ N'East Style presents: Groundhog Day.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

First Look: Hilfiger X True Prep

Hilfiger and Birnbach launches Prep World

Available on April 28, Tommy Hilfiger and Lisa Birnbach will roll out a collection inspired by her book True Prep.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Style Icon: TinTin

Lately I've been on a TinTin kick, so I decided to pull together a look inspired by the young international reporter.

J.Crew pants
Run Of The Mill Monks