Tag Archives: Orvis

Prep Work: Quarter Zips

Brooks Brothers Argyle Half-Zip Sweater It’s that time of year again where in the morning it feels cold enough to go ice skating and by the afternoon you’re sweating through your undershirt. Layering, it’s going to be drilled into your … Continue reading

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Orvis Merino Wool Zip-Neck Sweater

It’s just about time to ditch the heavy winter jackets as we transition into spring. This time of year calls for pieces that are versatile and easily layered. A quarter-zip sweatshirt can pull double duty as an extra layer of … Continue reading

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Brand Bracket: Conference Tournament Finals (Group One)

We got the March Madness off to a good start last week. A couple brands that were in last year’s Bracket met an untimely semifinal exit this year. Now we get down to business and secure the first six play-in … Continue reading

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Brand Bracket: Conference Tournament Semifinals (Group One)

Voting will close at 11:59 PM EST on Friday, March 7.  Vote for your favorite brand in each poll (only once per poll please). Winners advance to the championship round of their respective conferences. Grand Haven Southern Point vs. Asher … Continue reading

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Concord Button Downs Academy Shirt

One of the things I love about the small independent apparel brand community is that so many brands are willing to help each other out and cross-promote.  This level of camaraderie seems to be amped up tenfold when those brands … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The Ski Lodge

Stormy Kromer Original Wool Cap / Patagonia Down Sweater Vest / Orvis Handknit Classic Irish Crewneck Sweater / J.Crew Oxford Plaid Shirt / Smathers & Branson Chairlift Needlepoint Belt / Mountain Khakis Flannel-Lined Original Mountain Pants / Woolrich Big Woolly Crew Socks / L.L.Bean … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide: Man’s Best Friend

1. Four Black Paws x Great Lakes Prep Collar and Bow Tie Set ($31.95): Use code “GLP2012″ for free shipping. 2. L.L.Bean Premium Fleece-Top Dog Bed Set ($79-$139) 3. Vineyard Vines Crab Dog Leash ($38) 4. Orvis Needlepoint Stocking ($39 $29) 5. Over-Under … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: A Midwestern Thanksgiving

Recently I had a reader who happens to be a displaced Midwesterner request that I put together a How to Dress for post for a Midwestern Thanksgiving.  It got me thinking, what does the typical Midwestern Thanksgiving look like?  First … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The Monon Bell Classic (DePauw vs. Wabash)

College Football isn’t always about the big boys.  In fact some of the best rivalries of all take place on the lower levels.  The Monon Bell Classic between DePauw and Wabash is the twelfth most played rivalry game in all … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The Missouri-South Carolina Game

This weekend is surprisingly bereft of Midwestern rivalry games (save for Michigan-Notre Dame, but Notre Dame’s already been featured and Michigan is being saved for the Ohio State game), so I had to look for a different angle for this … Continue reading

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