Seven New Ways To Wear Stripes + Must Have Pieces To Get The Look

April 27, 2015 by  
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Stripes is the classic pattern that never go out of style and they effortlessly scream summer! Below is some inspiration and must have pieces.

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seven ways to wear stripes

seven ways to wear stripes

seven ways to wear stripes

seven ways to wear stripes

seven ways to wear stripes

seven ways to wear stripes

Must Have Pieces To get These Looks:

Stripes Bermuda Shorts **Perfect with a crips white top | Striped Hoodie **Pair with bright shorts and oxfords | Basic Striped Tee ** Use it to layer over or under just about anything | Striped Blazer **Wear with white jeans & sneakers for a effortless look | Striped Linen Shorts **Try these with a muscle shirt & denim button up | Striped Cap **Perfect for the beach! | Striped Jersey Tank **Pair with some red and you’ve got the perfect Fourth of July outfit | Striped trousers **the pants to wear on a hot summer night out | Suede Cole Haan Slip Ons **Dress up your stripes with a comfy pair of shoes that go with all your summer looks.

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Mens Spring Street Style + Must Have Items For Now & Later

February 16, 2015 by  
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A little inspiration for spring.
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Shop Our Favorites for Spring

Pops of White: White Pullover Sweater | White Trousers | White Slip On Sneakers |

Khakis: Jogger Pants | Slim Fit Khakis |

Stripes: Striped Polo | Striped Sweater Great for layering |

White Tees: Graphic White Tee | Plain White V-Neck Tee |Long Sleeve White 

Watches: Tan Bands  | Sleek and Silver |

Hats: Dip Dye Braided Hat perfect to pair with white tees and jeans | Plaid |

 

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Cozy Knit Street Style + Shop Our Favorite Sweaters

December 23, 2014 by  
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Nothing better than a cozy sweaters and your favorite pair of jeans on a cold winter day.  Some inspiration and sweaters to shop below.

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Cozy Knits

 

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Shop Similar Looks:

Native Youth Contrast Collar Sweater, Tartan Knit Sweater, J Crew Cable Sweater , Big Turtleneck Sweater , Cozy Knit Zip Up Sweater 

Jeans:

Classic Dark Blue Denim or Distressed Denim

Shoes: Go for boots or lace up brogues

 

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Chris Hemsworth In Head To Toe Black

November 30, 2014 by  
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The official sexiest man alive Chris Hemsworth wears head-to-toe black flawlessly! I like that it’s a casual outfit most men wear and it always in the form of a semi dressed up outfit. This is a sleek jeans and tee look and it can be worn for day or night! Tip: if you want to wear this from day to night, accessorize it with a nice watch, a scarf and or a blazer.

Chris Hemsworth in Head To Toe Black

Jeans: Old Navy Slim Fit or Native Youth Skinny jeans 

Tee: Zanerobe Black tee 

Boots: Aldo BEUVE Boots  or

Watch: Nixon Digital

Sunglasses: Ray Ban Wayfarer

If you want to add a jacket try this quilted bomber or this sleek blazer

 

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Pinspiration: Casual Street Style & Must Have Pieces

October 30, 2014 by  
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Pulled some casual & stylish looks from Pinterest and some must have pieces.

Casual Stylish Mens Looks

Try these pieces: Boots or these water proof boots | Rag & Bone Sweater (a classic investment piece) or this Hoodie  | Jacket  or Coat 

casual stylish looks for men

Try these: Perfect sweater and price here | Mens Slim Fit Pants  or Slim fit trousers | Slip Ons

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Try: Sweater | Sneaks or these | Jeans 

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Three Ways To Style A Sports Coat

October 24, 2014 by  
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A sharp sports coat can be like an artists canvas in many ways but a lot of times I notice that most men wear them in their typical ways; with a button up and slacks or a white shirt and jeans and if the occasion needs it a tie. All perfectly acceptable ways of wearing a sports jacket but very basic and in a way boring. A mans sports jacket can actually be really dressed up, down, and even made to look quirky and fun. There are tons of ways to rock a sports jacket. Below I picked 3 sports jacket and styled them three very different ways.

Three Ways To Style A Sports Jacket

 

Pieces To Try: Tweed Jacket  | Denim Shirt |  Vest | Duck Boots

Three To Style A Mens Sports Coat

 

Pieces To Try: CAMO Sport Coat | Chinos | Shawl Neck Sweater  | Moccasin

Three Ways To Style A Sports Jacket

Pieces To Try: Quilted Jacket  | Jeans | Crew Neck Sweater | Boots  | Ipad Case

 

T-Shirt & Trousers

September 30, 2014 by  
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As I begin to make my way into the work force I find myself wanting to look more sharp and presentable but not over dressed because I do live in florida. So lately I’ve been trying my hand at t-shirts and trousers with either Sperry’s or slip-on loafers. It’s a simple look that doesn’t really take much to put together and it’s easy for me to layer up when it finally does get cool. Below are some pieces and inspiration for this simple yet professional look.

T-Shirt & Trousers

For this look try these: herring bone trousers , penny loafers , white tee

t-shirt and trousers

For this look try these: khaki’s , pullover, belt

t-shirt and trousers

For this look try these out: oxfords, trousers

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Scott Disick’s Look for Less!

July 31, 2014 by  
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My favorite part about Keeping Up With The Kardashians has to be Scott Disick, I know I can’t be the only one! I love his sense of humor and his over the top extravagant style. His styles ranges from yacht club style to a little urban with big watches and leather jackets. Its impossible to not find at least one outfit that can fit your style. I chose a more urban look to recreate for less because it features two must haves for this fall, the bomber jacket and distressed jeans.  Check out the Lord below 😉

Scott Disick's Look for Less

Bomber Jacket | Noble Denim T-Shirt | DSQUARED2 Gray Wash Jeans | Sneakers

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New Ways To Wear A Button Down

July 29, 2014 by  
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What’s a guy to do when its 100 degrees out and needs to step it up a notch; throw on a button down! You can wear swim shorts, put on a simple button and be set to go for a night on the board walk. It’s best to invest because they don’t go out of style and can literally be worn year round. Below are some easy ways to spruce up your summer basics and some must have button ups for now and later.

If you want a button down that can be worn with any pants your best bet is white or chambray. If you pair the white with denim you’ll have a stylish fool proof look and the chambray will immediately give all your bottoms a preppy feel. Bonus points if layered over a perfectly worn in graphic tee.

Mens Summer Outfits

Muscle Shirt | Chambray Button Up | Reigning Shorts  | G-Shock Watch | Flip Flops

Plaid/flannels are back with a vengeance! Wear in place of a sweater on cool nights and brighten them up during the day by pairing them with white shorts, or gray and blue bottoms for a fresh spin on the 90’s classic.

Flannels

Plaid Marc Jacobs Shirt | Plaid Ralph Lauren Shirt

Prints are fun but a tad bit harder to wear during cooler weather. Look for small prints that can be worn solo or with a tee now and then under a sweater later.

Mens Stylish Outfits

Billy Reid Button Down | Shorts | Slip-Ons | Sunglasses

Mens Fall Outfits

Billy Reid Button Down | J Crew Cardigan | Chinos | Brown Belt | n.d.c. Brown Oxford 

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Make Style A Breeze In The New Year

December 19, 2013 by  
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With January fast approaching, you’d better make sure your wardrobe’s well-equipped to handle the cold weather – and preferably in style. Let’s take a look at what’s in this winter:

 Grey on grey

According to GQ, going grey from top to toe is one of this season’s biggest trends, thanks to designers like Neil Barrett and Viktor & Rolf. You don’t need 50 shades of grey to pull it off, either – a dark charcoal suit with matching tie, coupled with a lighter smoke-grey shirt, is all you need to look the business.

 Velvet

A velvet blazer helps ramp up the style and sophistication of any outfit, as Ron Burgundy knows all too well. Seriously, though, this is a great embellishment for those who want to make a bigger impact – and if you don’t want to go all the way with it, a velvet tie or bow tie gives you a pop of the trend without going overboard.

 Military coats

Military-style coats are as popular as they’ve ever been – from parkas to trench and duffel coats, they look fantastic and do a good job of keeping you toasty, too. Take a look at Jacamo’s winter range this year to get some inspiration. You can wear a puffer gilet underneath to keep you warm when winter really starts to bite.

The explorer

Another strong trend this year is wrapping up like you’re off to Antarctica for a few months, rather than nipping to the corner shop for a packet of crisps. As Fashionbeans notes, this look comprises lug-sole boots, fur-lined hooded overcoats and accessories like beanies and thick socks. Choose primary colours as much as possible (they make you easier to see in the snow).

Stripey knitwear

Christmas jumpers are all well and good, but if you really want to hop on board the knitwear train, make it stripey. Pair a striped jumper with ripped jeans and a leather jacket for a grungey outfit that’s as warm as it is trendy, or go with some cosy corduroy trousers for a cuddlier look.

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