My Extremely Short SF Trip

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After the success of our NYC Trip, Spencer and I found ourselves wanting to do another one before the year was over.  With what little vacation time we had, we booked a trip to SF and made a little adventure out of it.  Unlike Seattle, this was basically a menswear trip!  Only three days, but hey, we love packing our days full.

We’ve been to the Bay Area before (and even once before that), but I think we’ve evolved enough to make it a completely different experience now.  We had so many friends, colleagues, and stores to meet!  Read More

“Manners Maketh Man”: Two Outfits from Kingsman, The Secret Service

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.

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