The morning air is crisper. The leaves are beginning to turn. And the ominous specter of pumpkin spice looms large...
Ah, yes, it’s corduroy season. But before you go forth, draped in corrugated cotton, filling the world with that singularly indescribable sound of corduroy rubbing against itself, you need to heed these rules:
April showers are here—which means it’s in your best interest to wear as much water-resistant clothing as possible.
Luckily the recent tech-meets-tailoring boom in menswear has turned out a handsome lot of gear that wouldn’t look out of place when swapped into your everyday getup. So we picked out the best new stuff for spring—though we wouldn’t advise wearing it all at once.
It would seem the bolo tie is poised for a renaissance—between Philip Rivers noticeably wearing one as a good luck charm this past football season, the Grammys and the surprising number of braided-leather strings we saw hanging around fashion week this month.
Really, in the grand scheme of things as menswear continues to mine deeper and deeper into Americana, it was only a matter of time after the rise of the denim dress shirt that the bolo tie would follow suit. And since we’ve got it on good authority we’ll all be wearing bolo ties by year’s end, we’ve put together this comprehensive guide...
Take a close look at this snap just in from the Listen Up Philip premiere at Sundance.
You’ll notice that Jason Schwartzman is wearing hiking boots with his otherwise normal-looking suit and tie instead of a pair of hard bottoms. It’s an advanced move that we’ve seen pop up a few times over the years—and like most sartorial affectations, it looks better on the Internet. But we do see a few rare situations in which a stylish gentleman might find it appropriate to wear his hiking boots with a suit. And yes, premiering at Sundance is one of them.
But now that you’ll actually be embarking upon your travel, it’s time to get real. So we’ve put together this handy guide on what exactly your travel style is projecting to the rest of the world—and, more specifically, where people might assume you’re jetting off to (needless to say, wearing your neck pillow in the terminal isn’t going to be looked upon kindly).
The mere utterance of the word can send shivers up the spine of even the most savvied dandy. It’s one of those rare fabrics that has both low- and highbrow connotations—and you wouldn’t want to be pegged to either—but if there’s any time of year you could get away with donning the dandified older cousin to corduroy, it’s now. So we’ve put together this handy guide: