Though it may not be quite as iconic as Blackwatch, Buffalo Check is one of those patterns that everyone should have in their collection. The pattern has been around for centuries, but was dubbed “Buffalo Check” back in 1850 thanks to a designer at Woolrich who wanted to pay homage to a small herd of buffalo he owned (seriously). For their take on Buffalo Check, our friends at Bull+Moose changed things up a bit and went with a navy and red color combination.
We’ll be honest, when it comes to major sports hockey isn’t at the top of our list. That being said, we definitely enjoy a Caps game from time to time, and have been known to “Rock the Red” to show our support. Even though jerseys seem to be the garb of choice for most fans, we still can’t bring ourselves to do it. Instead, we’ve been on the lookout for some more unique NHL gear, and our friends at Smathers & Branson just unveiled some belts that we absolutely love.
When it comes to loafers, we tend to find something we like and stick with it. For the last couple of years, that something has been a pair of Natural Beefrolls from Oak Street Bootmakers. While there is still plenty of life left in them, we have a feeling our trusty Beefrolls will be seeing a little less wear this year thanks to the just released Oak Street Bootmakers Bit Loafers.
By this time next month, beards will be running rampant under the guise of Movember. Yes, we realize lots of people are actually participating to raise money and awareness for a great cause, but it seems like far too many guys simply use the month as an excuse to let things go. We’ll be making a donation, and keeping with our usual clean cut look courtesy of the Harry’s Movember Set.
With the world virtually awash with pink this month, it’s pretty apparent to anyone who pays attention to just about anything, that it’s breast cancer awareness month. While we are never going to tell anyone what causes they should back, we feel pretty confident that our readership can all get behind this one. To do their part, our friends at Mizzen + Main are donating $25 for each Hucksley shirt they sell this month to help the treatment of breast cancer in veterans.
We spend a lot of time focusing on bowties that are a bit different than the norm, but sometimes you just have to stick with a classic. Something silk with stripes, simple as that. They always look good, and will never ever go out of style. Today’s bowtie Friday pick is one of those bows. It’s the Berkshire from Collared Greens.
When it comes to cardigans, we’ve traditionally played it pretty safe and stuck with navy or grey. Sure, there have been a few other colors in play from time to time, but navy and grey end up being the staples year in and year out. Well, it looks like we may have a new mainstay this Fall with the Burgundy Yorkshire Cardigan from Bonobos. As soon as we laid eyes on it, we knew the possibilities were endless.
Last week we talked about the urgent need for us to up our vest game. Well, just one new vest isn’t to cut it. Truth be told, this refresh is probably going to end up taking place over a few seasons. Regardless, the need for something a bit sporty is definitely a high priority, and the Vineyard Vines Mountain Weekend Vest fits that bill nicely.
This time of year, we tend to grab our trusty duck boots just about every time there is a chance for rain. Unfortunately, many times they end up being overkill, and rarely do we want to wear them all day. For days with a chance of rain, or those that we just want something a little more rugged than a pair of chukkas, the PH Boot from Filson might just be the perfect fit.
When it comes to casual cool, the gents at Criquet nail it time and time again. Their flagship Players polos are staples for us in the warm weather months, and as temperatures drop we break out their longs leeve polos and button downs regularly. Well, we may have a new favorite long sleeve option from the boys in Austin thanks to their recently released Chambray Button Downs.