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Fashion, Menswear

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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Menswear

The Perfect T-shirt (really!)

I find myself, it seems on a never-ending quest for the perfect solid colored t-shirt. And this past weekend I think I may have found just the one. I love solid colors. I think it’s the easiest way to put together an outfit because you can start with the simplest color and then add something to it. Take the white t-shirt for example. James Dean. Paul Newman. Marlon Brando. They all wear it (and well.) It has been around for years. The t-shirt is quite possibly everyone’s favorite article of  ...

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Lifestyle, Menswear

Patterns and Menswear

I could not be more excited to bring you my first post on my personal style and my take on menswear. I am 24 years old. That’s weird to say. But as I progress through my life, my style is ever evolving and changing. I think that’s the natural process of anyone in their life, much like their personalities and hobbies change. Style itself is always changing as well but what I am always drawn to seems to be classic men’s tailoring and old-world class. To me, there is nothing better than a  ...

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