Sun starts to shine, one might get rid of socks while wearing sneakers or loafers and winter jackets are put on hold. As the spring and summer keeps coming it means people are starting to think lighter. Materials such as heavy flannels and tweeds start to feel a bit too muggy and everyone are looking something more lightweight and something more airy. Something like linen.Linen shirts - underused optionWhen it comes to summer and lighter fabric options linen is the choice that most of times is highlighted. However what usually is underlined are jackets (sport coats & blazers) and trousers. Linen shirts for some reason do seem to be considerably much less used option.However, when it comes to linen shirts...
I don’t usually wear that much of black (except shoes and in occasions when in need for a formal suit / tuxedo), basically because of the dominance and intransigence of black which makes it sometimes hard to combine black pieces with other colors.
However have recently been getting a fair share of #blackswag-propaganda so decided to use my old Uniqlo cashmere-merino wool cardigan as a layer when heading out for drinks last night.
Sport coat: L.B.M 1911 Cashmere cardigan: Uniqlo Shirt: Kamakura
Trousers: Berwich Shoes: Alfred Sargent (MTO)
Knit tie: Boggi PS: P.Johnson Tailors
It’s been years since my last (and so far only) visit in New York. This week heading back to spend few days with #menswear, burgers, friends and sports. In terms of shops to visit and places to see listing all of them would be impossible. However there are few places I’m really looking forward to visit during the week; some because of the selection, some because of the atmosphere and overall aesthetics, some because of the people and some because of all these… Carson Street Clothiers Eidos, AMI, Buttero, Barena, MAN1924 etc.. The brand list itself would make CSC worth a visit. However there’s so much more in this SoHo located shop that just celebrated it’s first “birthday”. Sharing the same educational...