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Yesterday’s city casual.

Yesterday’s city casual.

Sometimes I wonder about L.L. Bean Signature. I just got a catalog today and was pleasantly surprised by this super-nice coat, but $400 just seems a bit steep. We’ll see what happens if, and when, deep clearance sales begin… ;-)

Sometimes I wonder about L.L. Bean Signature. I just got a catalog today and was pleasantly surprised by this super-nice coat, but $400 just seems a bit steep. We’ll see what happens if, and when, deep clearance sales begin… ;-)

Top to bottom.

Seeking cover from the rain…
Shoes: LL Bean Signature, $40
Pants: Dockers Khaki Waders, $19
Shirt: Tommy Hilfiger, thrifted $5
Tie: Coach, thrifted $2
Jacket: Brooks Brothers, thrifted $15

Seeking cover from the rain…

Shoes: LL Bean Signature, $40

Pants: Dockers Khaki Waders, $19

Shirt: Tommy Hilfiger, thrifted $5

Tie: Coach, thrifted $2

Jacket: Brooks Brothers, thrifted $15

It’s like Fall outside today, rain and everything. Maybe I will get a chance to wear that corduroy Brooks Brothers sport coat sooner than I thought…

It’s like Fall outside today, rain and everything. Maybe I will get a chance to wear that corduroy Brooks Brothers sport coat sooner than I thought…

Shirt: Ralph Lauren Trim Fit ‘Lowell’, thrifted $6
Tie: Alan Michaels, English hand blocked foulard print, thrifted $2

Shirt: Ralph Lauren Trim Fit ‘Lowell’, thrifted $6

Tie: Alan Michaels, English hand blocked foulard print, thrifted $2

Shoes: L.L. Bean Signature, $40
Socks: J. Crew, gift
Pants: Dockers Alpha Khakis $35

Shoes: L.L. Bean Signature, $40

Socks: J. Crew, gift

Pants: Dockers Alpha Khakis $35

Soporific socks today.

Soporific socks today.

More wool tie action.
Shoes: LL Bean Signature, $40
Pants: Dockers Alpha Khaki Corduroy, $35
Shirt: Tommy Hilfiger, thrifted $5
Tie: MacNaughton Tartan, made in Scotland of 100% wool, thrifted $2
Jacket: Beijing Bespoke unconstructed wool tweed jacket with 3 patch pockets, $75 fabric inclusive.

More wool tie action.

Shoes: LL Bean Signature, $40

Pants: Dockers Alpha Khaki Corduroy, $35

Shirt: Tommy Hilfiger, thrifted $5

Tie: MacNaughton Tartan, made in Scotland of 100% wool, thrifted $2

Jacket: Beijing Bespoke unconstructed wool tweed jacket with 3 patch pockets, $75 fabric inclusive.

bricolage…

new angle…

new angle…

Shoes: LL Bean Signature, $40
Pants: Dockers Khaki Waders, Urban Outfitters clearance $19.99
Scarf: Johnston’s of Elgin cashmere tartan, STP ~$30
Tie: Vintage J. Press English Silk Regimental ‘Ansford College,’ estate sale $.94
Jacket: Daks of London, thrifted ~$10

Shoes: LL Bean Signature, $40

Pants: Dockers Khaki Waders, Urban Outfitters clearance $19.99

Scarf: Johnston’s of Elgin cashmere tartan, STP ~$30

Tie: Vintage J. Press English Silk Regimental ‘Ansford College,’ estate sale $.94

Jacket: Daks of London, thrifted ~$10