Broke and Bespoke

A site meant to inspire penurious sartorialists everywhere... Follow me on Twitter @brokeandbespoke


* Unless otherwise noted, all images and written content are my own. Please credit brokeandbespoke if you use any of said content and link back to brokeandbespoke.tumblr.com
The Oxxford Structured American Shoulder.

The Oxxford Structured American Shoulder.

Details.

Details.

Oxxford

Oxxford

Windowpane

Jacket: Oxxford Clothes for Bergdorf Goodman, thrifted $45

Shirt: Proper Cloth, courtesy of Proper Cloth (review here)

Tie: Michelsons of London, thrifted $3

Pocket Square: Liberty of London, thrifted $1

Pants: Dockers Alpha Khaki, $35

Shoes: Andrew Lock, review here

America’s Finest: Oxxford Clothes, Chicago, IL.

I came across this jacket last winter in one of my favorite thrift shops. It had recently come into the know about some of the high-end brands they often had in stock and had adjusted their prices accordingly. On the day I bought this there were some St. Andrew’s and Luciano Barbera suits on the racks in addition to the Oxxford sport coat pictured above. This jacket fit me perfectly with no alterations required, and was a steal at $45 (the St. Andrew’s and Luciano Barbera suits were priced around $250, and I’m not really sure why this Oxxford wasn’t similarly priced). Just another lesson in the value of a good thrift find. Dressing in quality handmade clothing doesn’t always have to set you back thousands of dollars. 

Pocket Square: Nordstrom Rack, $8
Sunglasses: Lookmatic Rx Sunglasses, $88. Use discount code: brokeandbespoke20 and receive 20% off your order, bringing the price of some prescription eyewear down to $70.40 shipped. With free return shipping should you be dissatisfied, that’s a pretty good deal—even by brokeandbespoke standards. 

Pocket Square: Nordstrom Rack, $8

Sunglasses: Lookmatic Rx Sunglasses, $88. Use discount code: brokeandbespoke20 and receive 20% off your order, bringing the price of some prescription eyewear down to $70.40 shipped. With free return shipping should you be dissatisfied, that’s a pretty good deal—even by brokeandbespoke standards. 

Pants: Dockers Alpha Khakis, $30
Shirt: Lands’ End tailored fit pinpoint striped oxford, $12
Tie: Polo Ralph Lauren, thrifted $2
Jacket: Oxxford, thrifted $35

Pants: Dockers Alpha Khakis, $30

Shirt: Lands’ End tailored fit pinpoint striped oxford, $12

Tie: Polo Ralph Lauren, thrifted $2

Jacket: Oxxford, thrifted $35

WIWT Preview.

WIWT Preview.

Jacket: Oxxford Renaissance XXX N3. 3 roll 2. Handstitching throughout. Pad stitched lapels. Dual vents. Navy with brick colored windowpaning. Will see a lot of action this spring/summer.

Jacket: Oxxford Renaissance XXX N3. 3 roll 2. Handstitching throughout. Pad stitched lapels. Dual vents. Navy with brick colored windowpaning. Will see a lot of action this spring/summer.

Shoes: Rockport Penny Loafers, ebay $20, plus .02 for the pennies in them.
Pants: White Jeans, Pac Sun $28
Shirt: Brooks Brothers OCBD, thrifted $6
Tie: Vintage Brooks Brothers rep stripe, $2
Jacket: Oxxford, thrifted $35 (Ouch! Had to do it…this jacket is so nice…) 

Shoes: Rockport Penny Loafers, ebay $20, plus .02 for the pennies in them.

Pants: White Jeans, Pac Sun $28

Shirt: Brooks Brothers OCBD, thrifted $6

Tie: Vintage Brooks Brothers rep stripe, $2

Jacket: Oxxford, thrifted $35 (Ouch! Had to do it…this jacket is so nice…) 

Oxxford cuffs. From my nicest thrift find ever. More deets to come.

Oxxford cuffs. From my nicest thrift find ever. More deets to come.