while I do agree it is "In Your Face" prep, I do own the waffle knit henley from RugbyRL and they do offer some nicer toned down items. However, not all of their shirts are like this and I think it depends on how it's worn..
Originally Posted by poly800rock
it sounds basically like me. the older i get, the more traditional i become i guess. i don't think i'll ever be "high fashion" nor do i really try it anymore.
Couldn't have said it better.
I've had the opportunity to look back on my evolution as I do document with photos (blogging) over the years, but also seeing that the older I get the more I tend to dress classically. Although I add my own flare to...
I just picked up a vintage pair of Florsheim similar to these, but in oxblood color. In my opinion, the shoe doesn't look too bad for being so old (blurry photo or not). Perhaps a good leather cleaning/polish will do. The color is nice.
Flying Lotus: Is it just me, or is there a subtle stitching around the chest area? Almost looks like the silhouette of a bib. Awkward in my opinion, as well as the patten. I do like the solid color and club collar of course.
Originally Posted by Antonio Centeno
Understand the less you want to spend, the more time you have to spend looking for deals. But it can be done - I talk to men weekly who pull together wardrobes for less than $500.
Understand what to look for, then go through the thrift shops and sale bins - you'll be amazed what you find!
+1, The article is great too.
Originally Posted by notwithit
Not sure what to go with...I definitely don't have a sweater in a color anything like the orchid, evergreen, or athletic blue, either. I always get light-colored sweaters kinda dirty and grimy-looking really quickly, so that might eliminate athletic blue. Not sure how I feel about the orchid and evergreen.
I see what you mean about the...