Tag Archives : cutaway collar

The Peacoat


As much of classic military wears, the peacoat has stuck around for quite some time.  With its Naval roots tracing back to the Dutch, it has become one of those truly “timeless” pieces that has stood tall through the test of time.  Born to fight any and all elements, from rain to wind, it is still looked upon today as…

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The White Canvas


There’s a lot of wisdom my pops has shared with me over the years.  Plenty of valuable life lessons, but also a few tips on the sartorial-side.  One of those was the importance of building your wardrobe around the white shirt.  I always thought it was a boring concept growing up: white, pale blue, and sometimes the blue striped shirt.…

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Tailored to Travel


This time of year involves a lot of travelling for many.  Whether it’s flying, taking the train, or driving, it’s important to stay comfortable in the process.  I usually like to keep things tailored when I travel, and there is a way to keep it extra comfy. I prefer a sport coat when travelling just because of the convenience.  The…

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Me | Linen-Wool Herringbone


Mother nature continues to be indecisive about when Spring shall arrive so I took it upon myself to pull out my linen-wool jacket. It may not have been ideal conditions, but the sun was out so at least it looks warm. This jacket has a very interesting texture with the wool-linen mix and the larger scaled herringbone. I again turned…

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Review | MTailor


MTailor is an app-based made-to-measure shirt company. MT uses an innovative technology that allows you to measure yourself with your phone. They claim to measure 20% more accurately than a tailor would, which is definitely a bold claim. After talking with Haynes from MTailor, we decided to go through the process and review the outcome. What separates MTailor is the…

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Me | The Underestimated Brown Jacket


Brown tailoring doesn’t get the praise it deserves. The focus of purists is on the basics of gray and blue, but brown can be almost as versatile and equally subtle. The color does receive its praise for shoes and accessories, but adding it into your tailoring threads is a good way to change things up once in a while (or…

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Me | Blues, Checks, Denim


Unconsciously, I always look to the color blue. When in doubt, it is so easy to pair shades of blue together to come up with something coherent. Today, it was more of this developed habit. With it being a bit cooler this morning, I went with this big checked jacket from L.B.M 1911 and a pair of tweed trousers. While…

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Shirting Options featuring ModernTailor


If you have been following the blog, you know I have been a supporter of ModernTailor. They have become a popular choice for online MTM shirts, and they have proven they can do other things well, too. Today, we look at three different shirting options to mix up from the usual suspects. 1. A Classic with a Touch of Sprezz…

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Review: Alara Denim Shirt


Alara may be a new name to you, but it is very possible that they may have made something that you have in your closet right now. Their European factory has been making shirts for major retailers and designers for the past 20 years. I wasn’t able to squeeze who these brands may be – gotta appreciate the secrecy. This…

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