because I'm a vain blogger...
I’ma spam y’alls dash with super #menswear shots from the wedding. You’ve been warned.
A Fistful of Style's Complete Guide to Not Looking...
I was recently the best man and “wardrobe guy” for the groomsmen at my cousin’s wedding. Of course being a #menswear blogger I had numerous opinions on the subject. The following is my complete guide to making sure you don’t make the groomsmen look like schlubs on a very important day. I think there’s 3 main points to dressing a wedding party with a couple...
This snap of James Dean strolling New York City in a pair of khaki chinos comes...– Kempt - Long Live the Chino Yo Kempt, I’m not that old. You can’t unearth something from the early 90’s, especially when it’s barely left the popular consciousness. Anyone over the age of 25 remembers this ad campaign, right? Seriously #menswear, this is like when you...
blandlettuce asked: What's the brand of your bag again? (I remember it was asked before but the tumblr search engine is terrible.) And would you know of other brands that do similar bags?
Anonymous asked: you're so cool :o admiration of fashion sense is a thing that is taking effect here
Anonymous asked: Mr. AFOS, Great job - I'm loving the blog. Are the 505s tight on your thighs at all? I'm rocking 501s and while they fit nicely overall, they're a bit snug around my thighs. Was wondering how the 505s fit in comparison. Thx
The grown up continuum.
A false dichotomy is running rampant in #menswear. The idea of what I’ll call “the grown up continuum”. This pseudo theory posits that one can dress like an “adolescent” or a “grown ass man” with little space between the two, and less regard for what they actually mean. Tremendous amounts of advice ignores what actually developing a personal style...
An Affordable Wardrobe: Reader Questions : The... →
An interesting response to a query about polyester. As a vintage enthusiast I own several vintage 60/40 cotton/poly OCBD’s. The ones I own are flawlessly constructed in a classic american style, as soft as the 100% cotton shirts I and don’t wear significantly differently than any comparable shirt. Buy with caution, but if something passes muster for you and then you find it has...
Guide to going sockless →
I don’t think I’ve ever reblogged myself before, but it’s sockless season and a lot of bloggers are going to fall into the trap of wearing formal dress shoes without socks to… I don’t know… be sprezzy or something? Save yourself some blisters with my handy dandy guide to going sockless.