Friday, November 20, 2009

Fit For The Weekend II: Presented by S.I. x D.P.

Dan and myself are back with the second installment in our "Fit For The Weekend" collaboration.  The result is something that I can only describe as "squeaky clean", well, and classy, and know what...just check it out yourself...

In Dan's words, "For the uninitiated, Lawrence and I bounce back an item of clothing to each other over the course of the week until we have a complete outfit. Each person's descriptions are below."

[Note: Items presented in the order in which they were compiled.]

Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star Low-top...$45.00

Dan: Some things you just feel cool doing.  Listening to the Rolling Stones.  Getting a high-five when you walk into a bar.  And walking in low-top converse all-stars.  You can't go wrong.

Hickey Denim Blue Trouser...$325.00

Me:  It's the weekend and there is a good chance you may be going somewhere nice.  Time to man up.  Lose the jeans, ditch the chinos and rock a pair of trousers.  Not suit pants, or the pleated monstrosities you see on Joe Business Casual, but a cool pair like these from Hickey.  The cut, fabric and color will keep you from feeling stuffy and odds are you'll at least look like the most confident guy in the restaurant.

Brooks Brothers Slim Fit Pinpoint Button-Down Dress Shirt...$79.50

Dan: Forget the IBM image of robots in white shirts.  Take a look at Tom Ford.  He's always decked out in a crisp white shirt - and he does not program computers.  There is a reason this shirt was named "Best Dress Shirt" by New York Magazine.  Classic looks and reasonable price point.

Baracuta G9 Jacket...$220.00

Me: You are not going to find a cleaner jacket. Period.  The golf jacket is an iconic piece of outerwear that works in the fall and spring so it's definitely worth the cash.  The khaki couples up real nice with the white shirt, ads some layering and the plaid liner looks good on top of all solids.

Paul Smith Black Walking Umbrella...$195.00

Dan: If you are out on the town you don't want to look like a chump with with a pocket umbrella the size of a teacup.  Drop some coin on a real umbrella.  This Paul Smith umbrella features a chestnut wood handle and a tasteful trim along the edge of the umbrella. 

Polo Navy Classic Knit Tie...$54.99

Me: This is a no brainer.  A simple, classy knit tie is always a good call especially when it's navy and you've got on a white shirt.  And it appears as if we have that exact situation going on here. Planned? Yes.  Killer? Obviously.

-L.A.S x Dan

No comments:

Post a Comment