The art of the gentleman has always to inspired, whether it be the way a man holds himself, the clothes he wears of the style of his hair.
Over the past few weeks I have continued with every one of my personal projects – 4 and counting – and I have been spending my days in the library. Throughout this busy period, my motivation to create new and exciting posts for this blog, and others, has been ebbing and flowing with the variation of the fall time weather – rain, sun, hail, overcast… The list goes on.
Despite the weather, I have taken to exploring my city using the trains and it’s amazing how much I have seen whilst crisscrossing through the neighborhoods I have never been; New shops, new bars, new roads, people and artwork.
The shops I have found have been beneficial to all of the senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. Places like The Shop on Grand street which presents a variety of vintage, second-hand and even retro clothes, as well as a few items of jewelry – a perfect place to pick up small gifts for people who are happy with pre-loved pieces.
Another great find was The Thrift shop, right off Broadway in Soho at the same time ran into a famous photographer named Johnny Rozsa of http://www.johnnyrozsa.com/ who volunteer to work at Thrift shop only on Fridays. It was a great experience
“In the European tradition, casual is the dress code that emphasizes comfort and personal expression over presentation and uniformity. It includes a very wide variety of costume, so it is perhaps better defined by what it is not than what it is.”
“In style play is the goal” – “In play the goal is style” – “The goal reached play and style are one” – Paul Scheerbert, 1920
I believe that it is the little things that count the Indirect. Next time you are shopping for a new suit, a new jacket, or simply a pair of trousers or jeans… Remember that it is the indirect addition that makes a person stands out.
Here are some tips on how to get the most out of it.
Textured curtain suit, pocket square, collar bar, and Cargo pants – they couldn’t have missed me in the array of striped shirt, blue and green suits. And I take pride in it. The cargo pants are great, but it is usually worn on Wool or tweed suit in this case trying something new to me. Relaxed but not messy, A new way to wear a cargo pant.
Finely incorporating a fashion direction can keep your look fresh and gives you an opportunity to express your point of view by putting your own spin on a popular theme and dress down on a casual day.
Photo credit : Oye Diran of http://www.facebook.com/PhotosByOye
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