You’ve probably seen their amazing product photography on Instagram. Well, I was able to check it out in person. It was the first trunk show I’ve ever been to!
In the world of vintage casualwear, one article of clothing reigns supreme: the sportshirt. Because of its uniquely shaped collar (which lies flat and creates a notch, like a jacket’s lapel) it is commonly known on the internet as the Cuban or camp collar shirt. While the term loop collar has been thrown in the mix, it’s best known among true vintage enthusiasts and collectors as the sport shirt.
There have been a few articles written by other people on this subject, but none of have gone past the 1950s and 1960s in terms of history. We’re here to put the record straight on this classic piece of vintage menswear that was worn by men of all ages in a variety of different outfits.
Pitti Uomo (for Spring/Summer) has come and gone and like always, a plethora of street style pictures have flooded the internet. In the past, we’ve looked at classic menswear ensembles from The Armoury and Shibumi-Firenzi but our tastes have certainly evolved. This time we dissect and replicate a look from Mr. Yasuto Kamoshita, the man behind Camoshita.
While I spent a lot of time in Paris and London with my family sightseeing, I definitely made a point to put a focus on menswear. As a poor grad student with loans looming over his head, another trip to Europe doesn’t seem too likely, at least for a few years. As a result, I used what ever free time I had to meet up with Instagram mutuals and check out fantastic menswear stores that we just don’t have in Los Angeles. Here are the people I had the pleasure of meeting!
Warning: Long post again! It wouldn’t be long if I didn’t have pictures, but where’s the fun in that?
London was the last half of my family euro-trip. Unlike in Paris, we only had a few guided tours, which freed me up to explore on my own and meet some cool people! While the style documentation is in a separate article, this post will summarize what I did each day as well as briefly talk about the outfits I wore. I hope you enjoy!
It’s time to take the chore coat out of the realm of workwear and add in some tailoring. Because you know, that’s kind of our thing here.
Twice a year, Dapper Day organizes an outing to Disneyland. It’s an opportunity to step out into the parks in style, whether its vintage, modern, or somewhere in-between! If you’ve been following this blog, you know that for the past two years we’ve gone and documented our own vintage style and this one was no exception! Here’s what we wore to the event in the hot Southern California sun.
Buying a three piece, chalk stripe, half lined, high rise trouser suit for $3 is probably a once-in-a-lifetime situation. Getting three suits for $25 each, however, is still pretty damn good! Don’t worry, this isn’t an ad for Jos A. Bank; it’s more of advice to always check eBay since you never know what you’re going to find!