One more thing, I wore my desert boots with some olive chino shorts today and just a navy t-shirt supporting a basketball team that was playing, which is kind of a bold move I think. However, I did some googling and the best way to describe the look, which I completely felt while seeing myself in mirrors throughout the day, was that it gives a bit of a joie de vivre.
Did I miss read this somewhere, does the rest of the world not wear button down collars? I'm not suggesting wearing it with a tie, but under a V-neck or sportcoat it's perfect! How has this not left America?
I love button downs. But I have to agree, that it seems to be a bit less common in Europe. Most of my shirts have spread collars. Actually, I think I only have 3 purely casual button down shirts, and 1 white button down. All of them are pretty recent purchases. So it's a new trend for me, too. I just feel that shirts tend to look better with a button down collar. Especially when wearing them one button open.
Well it's because you run a risk of your collar coming over the garment and looking like John Travolta
Although I do think that collar over or under the sweater is one of the more dynamic trends in men's fashion. Most stuff doesn't change, but this does seem to be different every few years. It's also something that most people don't know.
Coming back to this photo, because of the hair, lol.
I got pretty long hair in the middle, and less on the sides and back. Also I'm a fan of comb-back-comb-over (or whatever you call that hairstyle like that) and I got few events coming where I have to look fancy. Any tips on how to succeed with that hairdo? I've seen so many fails at it and I don't really want to look like a douche.
Meh. Not good on giving tips about hair, pretty clueless about that stuff. That said, use some gel or wax to style it as you wish - shiny or matte, slick or messy - and maybe finish off with a hairspray to hold it.
Feeling like spring today, red pants, blue/grey button up, blue suede bucks. Just throw a leather jacket and sunglasses on when going out, and not feeling even slightly chilly.
I'm moving onto summer now as it's been such a great March and I can wear the clothes basically when they get here. Anyway, here's my shopping list:
Nantucket Red Shorts
White Suede Bucks
Few Madras Shirts
Patch Madras Shorts (Don't have the courage to wear pants or jacket in patch)
Probably a few new polo/tennis shirts
White Panama Hat (I do not know if I can pull this off, I will probably have to try one one somewhere)
White linen jacket
As usual I think I'll turn to ebay for most of this stuff. Lands End is having a great sale right now, so I'll probably knock off the polos and chinos in the next few weeks. Madras and Nantucket Red looks better worn. Shoes I'll want new. Was going to get boat shoes, but I think the bucks and my penny loafers will carry me through summer.
Basically, I will turn into a full blown preppy once Memorial Day hits.
Holy **** you buy a lot of clothes. Other than a pair of dark jeans and work dockers, I don't think I've bought myself a single article of clothing since possibly last Summer. Need to update the wardrobe, clearly.