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Five Sneakers for Summer

July 8, 2013

Five Sneakers For Summer

As much as I like leather hard-bottom shoes, summer is really a great time for sneakers. They go well with…

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They’re unsightly, unhygienic, and unfit for public display

July 8, 2013

They’re Unsightly, Unhygienic, And Unfit For Public Display

Dana Stevens of Slate: They’re unsightly, unhygienic, and unfit for public display.

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The weather is so hot today

June 30, 2013

The Weather Is So Hot Today

The weather is so hot today, it’s perfect for a seersucker suit, or better yet, killing yourself. Dave Shumka

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Real People: A Light Palette for Summer Denim

June 27, 2013

Real People: A Light Palette For Summer Denim

In the summer swelter of the mid-Atlantic, I try to hang in there with jeans but eventually succumb and put…

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Real People: Summer Linen Suit

June 10, 2013

Real People: Summer Linen Suit

My friend gdl203 maintains a really nice thread on StyleForum where he reposts his favorite pictures that other members have posted of themselves. It’s…

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Mexicalo

June 6, 2013

Mexicalo

Our pal and sometime contributor Noe Montes just told me about Mexicalo, a new menswear brand based here in LA….

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Kent’s White Sneakers v. 2.0

June 3, 2013

Kent’s White Sneakers V. 2.0

Kent Wang just released version two of his plain white leather sneakers. I bought the first version late last year,…

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White Denim Season

May 22, 2013

White Denim Season

I have one pair of white blue jeans – some 501s not unlike the ones above – and this is…

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Real People: Derby Day

May 5, 2013

Real People: Derby Day

I love The Thrifty Gent’s Derby Day outfit. All thrifted, by the way. Note the horse motif on the tie….

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A Shade Lighter

May 2, 2013

A Shade Lighter

I’m a big believer in dressing seasonally. Consider a simple, basic pairing: a blue oxford cloth button down shirt with…

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Keeping Summer Simple

April 21, 2013

Keeping Summer Simple

I don’t love shorts, but I wear them. Why? The truth is that I’m a San Francisco guy living in…

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The photo gallery of the Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum

April 20, 2013

The Photo Gallery Of The Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum

I’ve just lost forty minutes in the photo gallery of the Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum. The Johnsons were…

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Look for Linen Now

April 16, 2013

Look For Linen Now

While it’s only the middle of April and the weather is still fluctuating between pleasantly warm and miserably wet, you…

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It’s On Sale: Keds Triumph Mark McNairy

April 7, 2013

It’s On Sale: Keds Triumph Mark McNairy

$35 (Originally $65) on Keds.com I’m constantly on the lookout for simple, attractive summer sneakers. By looks alone, these are…

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Peaks and Patches

March 13, 2013

Peaks And Patches

Last night, I caught the last half of 1974 remake of “The Front Page”, starring Jack Lemmon. It’s an amusing…

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