Tag Archives: Plaid

Vineyard Vines Seawall Plaid Murray Shirt

The crash of shoulder pads resonates across the fields.  The smell of bonfire smoke begins to fill the air.  Fall is nearly here and that means it’s time to start reaching for plaids that are a bit more muted but … Continue reading

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General Knot & Co. Portland Plaid Diamond Point Bow Tie

The perfect plaid will work regardless of the season.  It’s bright enough to compete with all the other summer patterns but subdued enough to not look out of place in the winter.  It’s versatile enough that it will quickly become … Continue reading

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Lumina Classic Red Plaid Pocket Oxford

I always have a tough time finding shirts that fit right.  Anything that has arms long enough could pull double-duty on a sailboat.  Anything that fits right in the body requires me to always keep the sleeves rolled to compensate for the too … Continue reading

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General Knot & Co 1950′s Cowboy Plaid and Micro Dot Diamond Point Bow Tie

As more and more people take to wearing bow ties, they have lost some of their exclusivity.  Heck I’m pretty sure I saw at least ten people wearing the exact same bow tie at the Derby last year.  General Knot … Continue reading

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A Lady’s Perspective: Preps in Plaid

They may take our lives, but they’ll never take our…plaid?  Well okay, maybe it didn’t quite go like that but I can certainly tell you that when this lady thinks plaid she immediately hearkens back to a kilted Mel Gibson in Braveheart. … Continue reading

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Vineyard Vines Sand Pine Tucker Shirt

With this latest blast of arctic air it may not seem like it but spring is fast approaching and some thought needs to be given to what we’ll be wearing when it arrives.  This means we can start transitioning into … Continue reading

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Jack Robie Borland Shirt

Home Improvement was one of my favorite television shows in the 90′s.  My family would tune in to watch Tim the Toolman’s antics every week.  In fact during my sophomore year in college my roommate and I would catch reruns … Continue reading

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Land’s End Canvas Plaid Poplin Shirt

Just because the leaves are starting to turn and the mornings and nights are chilly, you don’t need to start bundling exclusively in flannel. The afternoons still hit near the seventies and you’d find that decision to be a poor, … 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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High Cotton Ties Fall Collection

Darden Woolie ($60) Summer is sadly drawing to a close.  That means less pastels and more darker tones, less lightweight fabrics like seersucker and madras and more heavyweight fabrics like wool and tweed.  It also means that brands are starting … Continue reading

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