Browsing Category : Inspiration

Thanksgiving Three Ways


With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I thought I would share three inspired looks for the special day.  Whether its going to be a big family event, a more polished dinner, or lounging on the couch, there is no reason to skip looking your best! I. Suit’d and Laid-Back For a more refined dinner or event on Turkey day,…

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Inspiration | Monochrome


Nothing is sleeker than a monochrome-ish look featuring shades of black and gray.  Its also a great way to play with different textures and fabrics, which creates some pretty interesting visuals throughout the look.  This look combines a slubby wool jacket with flannel trousers, suede boots, a knit sweater, and a matte pocket square that all work together in harmony.…

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Inspiration | Still Summer


Today’s inspiration is a look at what most of my days have looked like recently. T-shirt, chinos, panama, and sneakers. Simple, clean and about as comfortable you could be in this NYC heat. What’s been your go-to summer look?

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Inspiration | Pitti Uomo 88


The 4 day fair has wrapped up, and the partakers have made their way to Milan. Pitti draws a lot of complaints from observers about the obvious “peacocking” and the prominence of photographers covering the event, but I enjoy it. For 4 days, men and women alike gather in Firenze for the fair, and thanks to the internet, we get…

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Inspiration | London Collections: Men


If you remotely follow any bit of fashion coverage on the internet, you know that it is “fashion show season”. As I have been consumed by other (sadly, more important) things in my life, I have not had the chance to upkeep SbN the way I would like to, which I hope will change in the next 2 months or…

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Inspiration | Relaxed and Somber


It has been a slow couple of weeks in terms of posting, and I cannot promise that it will get any better do to a crazy schedule ahead of me. Here is a quick inspiration revolved around the idea of casual and comfort. A knitted blazer, OCBD, and sneakers is pretty far up the laid back spectrum. You can even…

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Inspiration | Updated Prep


American prep peaked with the J.Press/Brooks Brothers Yale/Harvard rivalry, and with the Cary Grants of the world. Soft shoulders, brass buttons, penny loafers, etc. were staples for the prep movement. There is plenty to take from this time in history of menswear. While keep the idea of American prep, an updated silhouette is key. Going for DB jacket (skip the…

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Inspiration | West Coast Vibes


Right now I am in San Diego visiting some friends. So this look is inspired by the warmth I am feeling, and the fact that Spring/Summer is right around the corner (hopefully). There won’t be any action going on here for the rest of the week so follow me on Instagram for the next week for some randomness. See you…

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Inspiration: Business as Usual


A blue suit, white shirt, simple tie, and black shoes have always been the “business” standard. It is a look that can get you through any day, night, event, etc. It works for everything. However, it doesn’t have to be boring. A heightened shade of blue, like this Oger suit, is a good way to liven up the look, as…

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