Boot Season Kick-Off: The Mock Toe Boot

Let me start by saying Boot Season Should be every season.  A lot of people look forward to fall for the cooler, weather, the bright earthy colors and of course pumpkin spice everything but I’m always looking forward to breaking my boots out!  This will be my first installment of “Boot Season” posts so get ready for boot inspiration as I visit and review pairs in my collection and a few pairs I have my eye on. Continue reading Boot Season Kick-Off: The Mock Toe Boot

The Perfect Wingtip Does Exist

What shoes can you wear to a C-suite meeting with your lucky navy suit or with your favorite pair of selvage denim on a night out?  A beautiful pair of handmade wingtip shoes… and I believe I have found the perfect pair!  Instagram can be a gold mine when it comes to discovering menswear brands and Beckett Simonon has been my latest find.  Continue reading The Perfect Wingtip Does Exist

A Taft Review: The Jack Boot In Oxblood

I am thoroughly impressed by these boots from the look to the quality to the price for this unique style!  Taft runs a “second’s” sale each year and there was no way I was going to miss it.  I got my pair before they all sold out 12 minutes after the sales began.  After 9 long minutes of deliberation, I decided to go with the dark rich oxblood colored leather Jack Boot. Continue reading A Taft Review: The Jack Boot In Oxblood

Overcoat Face-off: Banana Republic vs Kenneth Cole Reaction

I picked up two overcoats during the holiday sales and worked with Cincinnati based photographer, Wessography, to get the amazing shots below and you can check out his work here.  To determine which overcoat was best for me, I compared the craftsmanship and their cold weather performance on a frigid 6° day. Continue reading Overcoat Face-off: Banana Republic vs Kenneth Cole Reaction

Impatiently Waiting [On Fall]

The Suave: Introducing… The Green Bomber! A new Justice League member?  This bomber isn’t faster than a speeding bullet and can’t leap a tall building in a single bound.  I have expressed my love for bomber jackets in previous posts and this one I received as a birthday gift from my wife has easily become my favorite.  The sheen of this jacket is what really … Continue reading Impatiently Waiting [On Fall]

Floral Bomber

The weather warms during the day and cools at night, GQ Magazine, Blogs and Instagram Profiles are beginning to buzz with seasonal trends.  The most classic and versatile item you will see headlining posts is the lightweight Bomber.  Not jets and planes but the modernized adaptations of the MA-1 jackets that military pilots wore starting in the late 1940’s.  There is a very interesting article … Continue reading Floral Bomber

Olive Bomber

To continue the Bomber Jacket series, I am bringing you a simple outerwear piece that every man should own this Spring.  If you ever read through a men’s spring outerwear essentials top ten list and this color bomber isn’t included, you are being sold short! The Olive Bomber Jacket can work casually with a tee and can compliment any shirt and tie combo nicely. I … Continue reading Olive Bomber