Five Pieces of Unsolicited Advice to President Barack Obama on the Wearing of His Tan Suit
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We recently caught up with Suitsupply’s vice president, Nish de Gruiter, to talk about what he’s digging from the spring/summer collection, the story behind that fantastic pool party lookbook, iconic tailors and more.
Here’s what the Cucinelli alum had to say...»
By now you’ve heard of renowned NYC haberdasher Freemans Sporting Club, but you probably haven’t heard of their secret bespoke suiting studio...
Usually only discussed in hushed tones among the well-informed—and well-dressed—the studio is hidden behind a faux bookcase upstairs, somewhere above their eponymous restaurant (sorry, we can’t tell you any more than that). Concealed within: a menswear dream world of bench-made bespokery, cigars, scotch and a master tailor ready to make you a fully canvassed made-to-measure suit.
Luckily, our friends over at UrbanDaddy Perks have your in.
You may have heard. It’s Cyber Monday.
But don’t bother—we’ve already found you the best value you’ll see all day, or any day, for that matter...
Because today Combatant Gentlemen has unveiled an incredibly-handsome-yet-amazingly-priced tuxedo, perfectly timed for any winter-gala-ing you plan on doing. (Not to mention New Year’s Eve is just around the corner.)
In case you’re not familiar with the LA-based upstart label Combatant Gentlemen: it’s basically what you get when you combine a third-generation tailor, a fashion-business insider and a tech guru—and subtract all the conventional markup schemes. What you also get: well-made suits cut from 140s wool with real horn buttons... all at an absurd value. And, as of today, a classic tux that’s got satin lapels, traditional waist tabs in the pants and all of the same construction and value Combatant Gentlemen is making its name on. Plus, they’re sweetening the pot today by giving every tuxedo purchaser an opportunity to win a champagne-soaked New Year’s Eve blowout for four in Las Vegas.
You can probably guess the dress code.
Vegas Baby: GQ rounds up the 10 trends they noticed at Las Vegas trade week. (Ryan Lochte, notwithstanding). [GQ]
Bond on Bond: Roger Moore proclaims Daniel Craig as the best Bond to ever don a dinner jacket in the name of Queen and country. [BBC]
Don’t Be a Slouch: A handy visual guide to the common causes of ill-fitting suits. [Put This On]
We Couldn’t “Like” The 90s: A countdown of the 90 best gadgets from the 1990s—which just reminded us that the Tamagotchi existed. [Complex]