Dapper Day is a bi-annual event that takes place at Disneyland and Disneyworld. As annual pass holders, Tim and I are always there every year and this time we brought along our friend Spencer! Now, Dapper Day was inspired by the fact that concept art of Disneyland was made in the 1950’s and back in those days, people still dressed up! For our outfits, we decided to go a bit earlier and be the most dapper and well dressed we could be.
A few weeks ago, I was able to watch Kingsman, a British spy/comedy movie. In the movie, Colin Firth’s character “Galahad” (his Kingsman codename), repeatedly said “manners maketh man” before he kicked some bad guy butt. Throughout the film, there were many references to gentlemanly fashion, such as “oxfords, not brogues” (oxfords are plain, while brogues have the wingtip design) and the importance of a well tailored suit. In fact, the suits in the universe of the film were even bulletproof! Here, I show off two outfits inspired by two characters from the film: Galahad and Merlin.
The “Battle of Los Angeles” is one that is shrouded in controversy. In late February, 1942 there was a rumored enemy attack which resulted in machine gun and anti-aircraft guns being fired which resulted in panic and conspiracies. However, in 2015 it’s simply an event to celebrate veterans, the armed forces, and the 1940’s. At the event, I saw vintage collectors, reenactors, performers, and just normal people getting into the vintage spirit. Here, we show off some of the best looks from the event!
You’ve got the girl and it’s serious. This may be the first fancy dinner you’re gonna have. Maybe its the first time you’ve ever set reservations! Or maybe it’s an anniversary and you want to go somewhere mature and classy, just like your relationship. Whatever the case is, this Valentine’s Day may be the time for your Fancy Dinner. And whenever you have a fancy dinner, there is only one acceptable uniform: suit and tie. Here, the guys put one last outfit together to show how they would dress on a fancy dinner date.
For our second feature in our Valentine’s Day series, we have the Girlfriend Date. This one goes out to all you gents who’ve locked down that wonderful lady you’ve had your eye on. Maybe its the same girl you used your First Date look on! Or maybe you’ve already been dating her for a while. Whatever the case is, there’s no need to hold back this time; dress like you.
This weekend I was able to go to the 2015 Vintage Fashion Expo in Downtown Los Angeles. Vintage fashion is a personal hobby of mine. While I do love wearing modern clothes, there is something about the cut and patterns of the 1920s-1950’s that interest me. So this weekend, I went to the Expo wearing one of my favourite and most unique vintage pieces. I was also able to snap a few shots of people’s fashion that I enjoyed!
Like we said before in our preppy post, khaki is one of the colors everyone should absolutely own in their wardrobe. However, sometimes buying “off the rack” doesn’t help. Everyone has a different body type, so what works for one may not work on the other. So for this challenge, we both took a pair of khakis , tailored them and then put on a quick outfit to show you just how amazingly diverse and amazing khaki trousers are. And as always, we’d like to know which style you liked better.
Continuing our new feature, Raj and I bring you a classic preppy pattern: the nautical stripe. Even though Rajesh and I like to dress up (and even have some of the same clothes) we each have our own unique style. So we decided to do a challenge: let’s keep the same shirt pattern but we have to try and make it our own. So let us know what you think in the comments below! Who did wear it best?
Say you want to dress up for class. However, you don’t want to wear a suit because wearing a suit is “doing too much”. What’s the best alternative? Dressing preppy! The prepster style has been an American collegiate staple since the 1960’s and is a great dressed up look to do! Here, Raj and I will show you some of the clothes you can wear to be preppy to class.
Trust me when I say that it was a complete coincidence when Rajesh and I were both wearing a thick cardigan. Don’t get me wrong, fashion isn’t a competition; but wouldn’t it be fun if it was?