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Scene and Heard: Mark McNairy New Amsterdam SS14 Runway

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Scene: Eyebeam in NYC; fashion editors sipping on Heineken and Cheerwine, Nick Wooster catwalking a cobalt jacket with zebra shorts, a few rubber duckies and lots of camo.

Heard: A very appropriate hip-hop remix of “Stayin’ Alive” keeping pace for the models, and at least two people realizing “That’s Pusha T!” during the final look.

See more photos from the collection after the jump.»

Is It Ever Okay to Wear a Shorts Suit?

  • Najib Benouar

That’s a tough one. Mostly because it’s hard to fathom a situation where you’d want to both wear shorts and don a jacket—not to mention that, well, a man wearing shorts cannot be taken seriously. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t a few (very specific) instances when a modern man might find it appropriate to go business from the knee up, party from the calf down.

So, herewith, the eight questions you must ask yourself before walking out the door, suited from merely nape to knee.»

Nimue Smit is Summoning a Vodka Tonic and a Chair

Project Wooster is Go: Michael Williams takes a tour of Nick Wooster’s latest creation. Todd Snyder’s looking pretty, pretty, pretty good. [A Continuous Lean]

Know The Enemy: An earnest plea for the end of five-finger shoes in non-jogging settings. Unfortunately, we suspect this conspiracy goes all the way to the top. [Zulkey]

Two Wheels: Driven digs up a 1937 Bonham’s motorbike, coming up for auction September 10th. [Driven]

Man at Work: A look at Lewis Lapham’s office, desk and pocket square. All three are extremely well chosen. [Work in Progress]