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Linen Shirts and the Summertime

Linen Shirts Summer time is to me, synonymous with linen and the lighter fabrics designed for warmer weather. This one from J. Crew is no different. I absolutely love linen shirts. The perfect weight and the perfect piece to go from office to picnic or an after-work BBQ, it’s light enough to not make you sweat through the day. In Texas it’s tough to find fabrics in the summer that are breathable, but linen is just the one. Stick to your lighter cottons and linens and  ...

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Fashion, Menswear

Peacocking and Style Points

You know him. Yes, you know exactly who I’m talking about. “That guy” in the office. He wears it all, he’s on trend, he is so immersed in every bracelet/festival hat/pocket square/tie bar/cuffed pants/lapel flower/crazy socks trend out there and it’s just…. well too much. I’ve been that guy for a season of my life where I was re-defining style so you can trust me when I say I’ve been there. Style is a funny thing. You try things, you like some, you hate some, and then they become a part of  ...

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Fashion, Menswear

White Sneakers Every Man Needs

The Sneakers Are Everywhere Head to Nordstrom right now and under the “spring essentials” for men, you’ll see white sneakers as a staple for spring. Go over to GQ and look at any spring/summer outfit or editorial and you’ll see white sneaks on it. Head to Esquire and look at how to dress down a suit and you’ll see white sneaks.   Catch the drift? They’re everywhere. No seriously. From the Stan Smith—Adidas collaboration, Jack Purcell Converse, regular Converse, or to the all-white  ...

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