The Want List: A Casually Cool Khaki Suit

As demonstrated here by Mr. Gyllenhaal, a classic khaki suit can look incredible during the warmer months we’re rapidly approaching. I’ve added one to my list of things to buy as soon as possible; the lightweight cotton fabric is much lighter and more breathable than a traditional three-season wool suit and it looks crisp and … Continue reading

Fashion Magazine Smackdown: America vs. Japan

Browsing through Kinokuniya, it’s painfully clear that the Japanese fashion magazine industry is miles beyond its American counterpart. Don’t get me wrong – I love GQ and I think they do an excellent job with their fashion coverage, but at the end of the day, GQ is a lifestyle magazine rather than a fashion and design one. … Continue reading

Inspiration: Lost in Translation

Sofia Coppola manages to capture the beauty of Japan in such an arresting, delicate way in this film – particularly in this scene.

Bored With Your T-Shirts? Here’s How To Upgrade.

T-Shirts are an article that can be easily overlooked, especially for those whose day-to-day wardrobe is more formal. Even for people like me who are more free to wear a t-shirt and denim on a regular basis, it’s easy to stick with cheap, boring v-neck and crew neck t-shirts. Brands like J.Crew do have some … Continue reading

Update Your Gym Clothes (Without Looking Ridiculous), Part 2

Luckily, the world of running shoes is not quite so narrow as the athletic clothes worn with them, but with all the options out there it can be hard to sort through everything and find exactly what you want. With my first search on Zappos, I had almost 1,500 pairs of shoes that matched my … Continue reading

Update Your Gym Clothes (Without Looking Ridiculous)

I’ll admit it: I work out in ugly oversized basketball shorts, clunky tennis shoes, and Radiohead t-shirts. But that’s not to say I should, and recently I’ve decided to step up my gym clothes. Growing up in the suburbs, I used to train and later work at a tennis club, where wealthy kids would dress like … Continue reading

NYFW F/W ’12: Robert Geller, Patrik Ervell, and Band of Outsiders

ROBERT GELLER Robert Geller’s elegant looks of layered wool are fearless in their application. Geller pushes the limit of wearability ever so slightly beyond the comfort zone of mainstream menswear pieces, with long, flowing silhouettes in his elongated shirts and full-cut ponchos along with boldly tailored pants with a full thigh and sharp taper. Despite … Continue reading

The Want List: Sperry x Band of Outsiders Boat Shoes

Despite the recent Fall/Winter collections showing on the runways and the bitter winter winds currently blowing through New York, lately I’ve been fixating on the upcoming summer. Warm weather, outdoor concerts, rooftop bars, weekend trips to the Hamptons – it can’t come quickly enough. Of course, with the warmer weather comes a few wardrobe adaptations. … Continue reading