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Chukka boots for fall

Chukka boot is one of the most versatile shoe types there is for men. A simple shoe that is easily adaptable for different styles and occasions. Chukka boots can also be considered as one of the only models one can basically wear round  the year no matter the weather. Chukka boots are the second in row on my series of reviews regarding fall and winter boots. I personally have two pairs at the moment. One pair made of brown suede by Loake and one in light sand color suede by Sutor Mantellassi. If you are looking for a new pair, chukka boots are definitely an option worth to consider. id="" My old and used Sutor Mantellassi boots. With a little patina...

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Casual outerwear & cashmere - weekend inspiration

If you wear suits, sport coats through the week, you might want to go for something more relaxed when it comes to weekends. For casual weekend wear there might not be a better combination than denim, cozy knitwear and a waxed cotton jacket. For weekend inspiration a simple kit that will keep you covered through fall weekends. In fact, I am traveling today to Estonia wearing an outfit pretty much like the one here. Casual outerwear & cozy knitwear Waxed cotton jacket, cashmere sweater, lightweight denim and classic leather sneakers. That is a simple yet refined combination that you can wear for multiple purposes. And this combination you can build with also with more limited budget. In my opinion a...

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Cashmere sport coat - 5 options

Today taking a look of cashmere sport coats. Usually when talking about sport coats, in terms of materials the focus is on wool, cotton and linen or in the mix of these. And there are several reasons for this. But cashmere should not be dropped out of discussions. After all it is a king of cloths. Even though spring and summer collections are already hitting the stores the winter is still on. And even though it seems that we have got some warmer days here in Finland recently I bet there is still some colder weeks coming up. Therefore I decided to make a little update to the post from last winter. Cashmere – what is it all about? To put...

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Christmas inspiration - Christian Kimber "The Passport"-lookbook

Yesterday was the darkest day of the year. Therefore it is good time to find inspiration from down under. Today taking a look at beaches of Australia where there is much more light and sun at the moment. This time the inspiration comes in a form of a look book by my dear friend, talented Christian Kimber. A few weeks ago Christian launched the look book showcasing his new Passport-collection. The photos of the look book were taken by Sebastian Petrovski, a Melbourne photographer at Jan Juc Surf Beach in Melbourne. The shots are modelled by Melbourne based artist Tre Samuels. Passport collection - inspired by beaches of Australia I have shortly wrote about the Passport collection earlier. The collection includes 4 different sneaker models...

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Office casual - seasonal sport coats and flannel trousers

Last weekend I went through my rotation of suits and sport coats, put those more lightweight and summer colored pieces back to storage and took some seasonal pieces made of flannel and heavier wool fabrics back to the rack. Among those seasonal fall and winter jackets was also the pictured sport coat by Italian G.Abo. Made of semi lightweight wool fabric with a blue and brown overcheck, minimal construction, no lining and featuring two patch pockets, soft shoulder structure and 3-roll-2 buttoning it is a pretty much a perfect sport coat for fall season. In my book the jacket is especially appropriate to be used for those semi-formal office days when you don't need to be fully dressed up but...

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