Boot Season Part 1: The Waterproof 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 Part 1: The Waterproof Mock Toe Boot

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

Warby Parker Home Try-on Review

How often have you been shopping and find yourself having to make a difficult decision between several items?  Or how many times have you purchased something just to find out you don’t actually love the color or the fit?  Finding the right pair of glasses has put me in the same predicament several times in the past and Warby Parker has a one-of-a-kind solution to … Continue reading Warby Parker Home Try-on Review

Bomber Season Part 3: Green with Envy

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 Bomber Season Part 3: Green with Envy

Floral Summer

What do music festivals, cookouts, fireworks, beach vacations and day parties have in common?  They are the perfect occasions to wear floral shirts!  Not your grandfather’s flowy silk Hawaiian shirt (although you will see those around) but a better fitting, more stylish version.  What better way to take advantage of the beautiful Independence Day weather than to take a stroll around one of Cincinnati’s gems … Continue reading Floral Summer

Bomber Season Part 2: Floral Print Everything

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 Bomber Season Part 2: Floral Print Everything

70 & Sunny…In February

Atypical weather has been nothing short of uncommon this winter but hey, no complaints from me.  That just means that I get to enjoy outdoor restaurant seating, no salt stains on my shoes and of course delving into the spring wardrobe early.  With this great weather my wife and I took a stroll around downtown Cincinnati to enjoy the Spring-like temperatures, capture the great scenery … Continue reading 70 & Sunny…In February