Monday, August 22, 2011

GQ: Yo, Your "Street Style" is Buggin'

"So what does all this mean to those of us who want to look stylish without becoming fashion victims? Be careful when imitating what you see on the blogs, and remember to take it one trend at a time. Avoid the temptation to go full Salvador DalĂ­. If you've got on blue-soled shoes, maybe you don't need a matching blue bolo tie. If your trousers are artfully rolled, maybe you don't need to tuck in your tie. And for the love of God, don't make somebody stop you in the street to tell you that your ankle bandannas are showing."
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Along these lines - Biff encounters Unabshedly Prep - I find this really funny:

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Rebel Fashion?

Rebels on the outskits of Tripoli.  I think its interesting how these guys dress.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Brunello Cucinelli online store

Highly recommend

Michael Bastian - the brand and the man

The Timeless STyle of JFK Jr.

The Classic American Style of JFK Jr.
"Guys are always wondering about what clothing is appropriate, how to dress up, how to impress…the answer is really quite easy.  Keep it simple.  There has never been a man that exemplifies this mantra better than John F. Kennedy Jr.  In keeping his sartorial choices to a bare minimum, he never made a mistake, he never was inappropriate.  JFK Jrs look was a unique combination of the all American Kennedy style, in combination with the sophisticated influence of his younger years of time spent in Europe.

Starting at a very young age, his style never altered.  Dark suits, white or pale blue shirts, simple neckties, black sweaters and jeans for weekends.  Even though this talented young man died a tragic death with his wife and sister-in-law at an early age, he left behind a abbreviated but important legacy.  From the fine clothes on his back, to predicting pop culture politics with his magazine George, JFK Jr. may be gone- but his influence surely lives on."

GQ Rules – Scarf It Up | Domenico Vacca

I like this picture of JFK jr. and his scarf.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Framewatcher: Rolex Milgauss with a crocodile NATO strap

We’ve seen Orlando Bloom’s Rolex Explorer watch as well as his Bremont watch, now check out our sexy British hottie wearing his Rolex Milgauss on a crocodile NATO strap.

Is that hot or what? Anyhoo, for those of you interested in watch history, particularly why this watch is called Milgauss, here’s the skinny from wikipedia:
The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Milgauss is a highly collectible model introduced by Rolex in 1954 with the model number 6451. The Milgauss was designed as antimagnetic watch specifically for those who worked in power plants, medical facilities and research labs (like those in Geneva) where electromagnetic fields can cause havoc with the timing of a watch. The current model Milgauss is equipped with amagnetic alloy (Parachrom-Blu) hairspring and movement encased by a Faraday cage. The name Milgauss is derived from the Latin mil, which means one-thousand, and gauss, the unit of a magnetic field. This model is so named because it can withstand a magnetic flux density of 1,000 gauss.


This will be my next watch strap.

A new twist on the Real Bond strap: the Real GREY Bond! Just like our Real Bond, except with grey stripes instead of green. Woven in the same Scottish mill as our original bond strap, and fabricated by Phoenix Straps in Wales. Replacing the the green stripes with grey stripes gives the strap a different, and very classic look. Available in both NATO and RAF styles, 18 & 20 mm


Corvus REAL GREY BOND RAF & NATO watch strap
Top: RAF Style
Bottom: NATO Style
Width: 18 mm, 20 mm
Length: Nato Style 290 mm; RAF Style 260 mm
Keeper Strap (NATO only): 70 mm
Hardware: Stainless Steel

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Brooks Brothers - Now at Nordstrom‏

This is a really interesting development.  After sampling shirts last fall from several different firms, I chose Brooks Brothers as my favorite and loaded up on Brooks Brothers shirts this summer.  Did Nordstrom take notice?  Or are they playing into the current trad trend?