What I Wore: Quite Casual

what I wore: blouse – thrifted, cutoffs – vintage levi, sunnies – asos

11 Items every man should own for Summer

all Michael Bastian

The Essentials from Mr. Porter got me thinking about what every guy has to have to survive Summer and look fly doing it. Here are my recommendations. Bonus – the best men’s style sites: Valet Mag, Kempt, Gilt Manual, A Continuous Lean, Mr. Porter Journal, oooo

Casual Jeans

Marc by Marc Jacobs Medium-wash Straight-leg Jeans

A Summer Blazer

Richard James Cotton Blazer

A Bowtie

A Straw Hat

Swim Trunks

Limoland Multi-coloured Swimming Trunks

Boat Shoes

Shorts

Linen-Blend Chino Shorts by Incotex

Sunglasses

Bernardo

Chinos

Maison Martin Margiela Biker-style Chinos

A White Tee

Yves Saint Laurent Cotton T-shirt

Flip Flops

PS by Paul Smith Leather Strap Flip Flops

Now, if Summer would just get here.

Sources: pictures are linked to source.

 

New Pieces You’ll Love Forever

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Although this editorial is from 2009, I still love it. A lot of the style cues from last Autumn ring true still. The colors, high waists and layering keep it current and Jessica Stam keeps it lovely.

Photographed by: Benjamin Alexander Huseby Editorial: “New Pieces You’ll Love Forever” Magazine: Harper’s Bazaar September

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via FGR

I never thought I’d want it, but I do.

I surprise myself sometimes…my most coveted items for fall are things I would have never thought I would want.

THIGH-HIGH SOCKS

Club Monaco Sophie Blouse

Club Monaco Wool Thigh Highs

Club Monaco Thigh-Highs

A Leg Up Socks in Leafy Green

Green thigh-highs

We Umber-stand Socks

Sassy thigh-highs

FLAT ANKLE BOOTS

Foto:

Amazing example of why I want these. How cute does she look?

Ankle boots from Forever21

Ciao Bella

Lady of the Estate Boot

Lace-up boots

Rancher boots ($40!!)

OXFORDS

B&W Oxfords

Tan Oxfords

Cutout Oxfords

WINTER SHORTS

Cuffed Shorts

Shorts of Revolution

High waist Shorts

Woven Shorts

GRANDPA CARDI

Basic Cardi

North Highlands Cardigan

Cozy Cardi

JEGGINGS

Jeggings