Tag Archives: Madras

Taylor Stitch Fall Madras Shirts

Look, just because summer is done you don’t have to pack up all your madras and put it in storage with your seersucker until next spring. Madras may be breathable and well-suited for sweltering temperatures, but so long as you’re … Continue reading

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Prep Work: Madras Shorts

Polo Patchwork Madras Short There’s still plenty of time to wear madras shorts this year.  Alright technically you only have a month until the season is over, but who really wants to follow the “rules” anyways?  Whether you’re trying to … Continue reading

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Northstar Neckwear Bright Madras Bow Tie

I had the great pleasure of meeting Dan, one half of the team behind Northstar Neckwear, last month while in the Twin Cities for the Locally Brewed Tour.  While he was unable to attend the event due to a wedding, … Continue reading

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Just Madras Great Island Patchwork Madras Shorts

Whether you prescribe to the school of thought that madras shouldn’t be worn before Memorial Day or you start breaking it out after Easter, no one can fault you for wearing it now that both have passed.  And that’s a … Continue reading

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Just Madras Kiawah Bow Tie

Not only does spring mark the beginning of seersucker season but it kicks off madras season as well.  Madras or seersucker?  That’s a tough debate saved for another day.  Instead feast your eyes upon the brilliant plaids of the Kiawah … Continue reading

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Brooks Brothers Patchwork Madras Boat Shoes

One of my favorite things about the return of warm weather is that I can once again start wearing boat shoes and madras.  Normally that refers to two different articles of clothing, but not when a prep staple gets a … Continue reading

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High Cotton Ties Sullivan Bay Patchwork Madras Bow Tie

A couple weeks ago I showcased the bow ties High Cotton Ties had on display at Southern Clothing Market.  Now that the spring collection has been released, it’s time to take an individual look at some favorites.  Let’s start off … Continue reading

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Lands’ End Madras Patchwork Sportcoat

Madras doesn’t need to just be for pants or shirts.  It looks just as great as a well-tailored sportcoat that can be employed throughout the summer.  While many companies make a basic woven madras sportcoat, a patchwork madras version is … Continue reading

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Just Madras Mackinac Island Madras Patchwork Plaid Bow Tie

If there’s one thing I enjoy about warmer weather it’s the social acceptability of donning fabrics like seersucker and madras again.  I really wouldn’t mind moving somewhere where they were acceptable to wear all the time but for now I’ll … Continue reading

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Social Primer for Brooks Brothers Spring Collection Bow Ties

This week marked the launch of the fifth collaboration between gentleman blogger K. Cooper Ray of Social Primer and gentleman clothier Brooks Brothers.  The newest incarnation of the Social Primer for Brooks Brothers Collection ($65) maintains the signature reversible style … Continue reading

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