Tag Archives : shibumi

Last Look from NYFWM


A little (or a lot) late, but here is my final day look from NYFWM back in February.  With a slight chill in the air, this brown flannel suit was perfect for the temperature.  Stayed with slightly warmer tones, but overall, relatively simple. The suit is MTM from ModernTailor and is one of my favorites.  Wide peak lapel, 3 roll…

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Me | Cotton Season


A steady bit of warmth seems to have brought some stability to the Spring season (sorry to those who have recently been hit with snow…). With this new found warmth, the casual cottons can make their appearance. Cotton tailoring is one of my favorite aspects of the warmer seasons. The inherently casualness of the fabric, as well as the sturdiness…

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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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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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Review: Shibumi-Berlin PS


I recently came across the Shibumi brand and was immediately intrigued. I was constantly seeing some of the finest gents I know on the blog-sphere posting about them, and I quickly familiarized myself with the brand. They offer an incredible range of hand-made (in Italy) ties in a wide range of fabrics, as well as gorgeously printed silk and linen…

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