Lightweight Vintage Tailoring at the Dapper Day Spring Outing 2017

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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.
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Classic Style in Downtown LA, ft. Jacob and Nicholas

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I’m an LA native, but I don’t take advantage of it. I’ve been to LACMA  and a few other cool spots, but never the Broad, which is right in Downtown LA near the Walt Disney Concert Hall and MOCA.  Seeing as I had a free day with Anthony (who is originally from D.C and had never been to the West Coast), I decided to take him there to do some shooting and look at some fantastic artwork.  Luckily, we were also joined by classic style enthusiasts Jacob and Nicholas.  The resultant pictures were amazing.

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Colorful Vintage Style at Spring Dapper Day

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Dapper Day is my version of Pitti Uomo; street style abounds!  People are able to go around Disneyland and dress up in style, whether its vintage, vintage inspired, or modern!  Since it is Spring, the guys and I decided to take our vintage style to the next level.  Most people make the misconception that vintage clothes are all made of thick wools and are only available in muted, boring colors.  However, the 1940’s were still stylin’ in hot weather! They had a variety of fabrics that were still breathable and and comfortable to wear and were especially light colored for spring and summer fashion!   Our outfits for Spring Dapper Day give you real evidence that vintage suit style is still creative, fun, and colorful!

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Accessories Can Spice up Your Sartorial Game

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It seems like girls have all the fun when it comes to accessorizing.  They get necklaces, earrings, piercings, belts, and bracelets.  Most guys are still under the impression that you don’t get to add personality when you get to dress up.  However, I’m here to tell you that this mindset is wrong.  Menswear has a few functional accessories that are definitely able to be used to step up your suit game.  In this article, we’re going to look at some of my picks as my favourite types of menswear accessories.

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