I believe that American ready-made clothes are the best ready-made clothes in...– Cary Grant My fellow Americans, with some thought and good taste, we can find our (sartorial) way again.
Today, some still profess or feign shock at a “button-down” with a suit, or even...– Voxsartoria
It's quite simple, really.
Dressing well only really requires two aspects: 1.) Good shoes(good in this case means appropriate). 2.) A proper frame for the face. Everything in between can be whatever you would like. That is of course if it doesn’t detract from numbers 1 and 2.
Fashion is a dangerous road to go down. Anybody who is going to have children...– -Graydon Carter, interviewed by the Wall Street Journal people. Nice read here. I figured he would have been a bespoke guy when it came to shirts. I guess there is hope for us with off the peg budgets.
Don’t go shopping for a suit wearing sneakers, unless for some reason you...– G. Bruce Boyer from his masterpiece “Elegance”.
If your clothes fit well, you can dress quite simply.– Derek Guy.
You’re right, I do wear odd jackets more than suits; I don’t seem to need suits,...– G. Bruce Boyer
So I had to run to goodwill for an ugly sweater for a party tonight. I picked one I perceived as ugly in the store, but now I’m kind of thinking it’s actually awesome.
You must be mad. Whenever the British feel strongly about anything, they wear...– Prime Minister Harold Macmillan explaining to Oswald Mosley, founder of the British fascist political party, why British fascism will never catch on if he insists on making his members wear black shirts. (Source: The Telegraph) Carry on.
Leg Openings and the Big Foot Effect
Is anyone else feeling like the small leg openings we see more and more of everyday make one’s feet look too large for their body? It is especially noticeable with boots. Am I just a curmudgeon in his late 20’s?
I have a wardrobe full of navy blazers. If you only have one jacket it should...– Jeremy Hackett (via voxsart)
My Utopian Wardrobe
Grayson over at WellWornWornWell did a great post on his idea of his own Utopian wardrobe. So, in response, here is mine. Keep in mind, I will not include accessories…Here we go. 4 Suits-1 Fresco,1 Navy Worsted,1 Grey Flannel, 1 Grey Pick and Pick 6 Sport coats- 1 Linen, 1 Fresco Blazer, 1 Year Round Blazer, 2 Tweeds, 1 Flannel or Doeskin Wool Trousers- 3 Flannels, 1 Cavalry Twill, 2...