Author Archives: Nick

Social Primer by K. Cooper Ray 1st Edition Reversible Bow Tie

K. Cooper Ray of Social Primer is well known for his collaborations with Brooks Brothers, but last Friday he struck out his own and presented his own line during Fashion Week.  The full line will include blazers, neck ties and … Continue reading

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GameDay Blazers

A few months ago when I was looking for colored blazers for a post and was having no luck, Zac over at Loggerhead Apparel tipped me off to a new company called GameDay Blazers.  With college football on our collective minds … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The Battle for the Bell (Marshall vs. Ohio)

The Battle for the Bell dates back to 1905, when the Marshall Thundering Herd and the Ohio Bobcats, located merely 80 or so miles apart, met in Huntington, West Virginia.  Marshall clawed out a 6-5 victory in that meeting.  The … Continue reading

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Bonobos Navy Trains

There’s a bit of a chill in the air, especially in the morning, but by midday the temperatures are back above seventy.  This fluctuation makes it tricky to dress and stay comfortable all day.  For your upper body you can … Continue reading

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High Five: Shoes with Red Clay Soul

The High Five is a series that explores the five favorite things in a certain category. The following are Jay of Red Clay Soul’s five favorite shoes. You can view my High Five post on his blog. If you’d like to participate … Continue reading

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Blast From the Past: Smathers & Branson Collegiate Needlepoint Belts and Accessories

  This post originally ran August 24, 2012.  Since then Smathers and Branson has added 14 more schools to bring the total up to 68 and the Midwestern options now include Kansas, Miami (OH), Michigan, Michigan State and Missouri in … Continue reading

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General Knot & Co. Mini Jacquard Navy Floral & Crimson Plaid Bow Tie

Floral patterns seem to be one of the biggest trends these days, but the full blown floral patterns just seem too trendy and unmasculine to me.  Suffice it to say it’s highly unlikely that floral patterns will be making much … Continue reading

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For the Ladies: Fall Jackets

I don’t think there is anything better than watching the leaves change color in the Midwest.  The colors are absolutely spectacular on the soaring trees that line every road.  There is one road near my parents home in Southwest Michigan … Continue reading

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True Wind Port Laptop Bag

All in all most laptop bags are fairly boring.  They’re usually plain and a single color, often black, and are by no means bad looking but there’s just nothing that sets the carrier apart.  So when someone takes a different … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: Gator Hunting

The Louisiana alligator hunting season officially opens today meaning that in a few months we’ll have a brand new season of Swamp People to enjoy.  If you weren’t already watching, stop what you’re doing and go catch up on the … Continue reading

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