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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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Suit trousers combined with double-breasted linen blazer

Another sneak peek from last weekend. As mentioned yesterday, later this week I will come up with some more detailed thoughts about cotton suits, their versatility and how to wear a (camel colored) cotton suit - as a suit and separately. But for now just pictures. Here wearing Sauma private label cotton trousers (part of a suit) with G.Abo Napoli double-breasted indigo dyed linen blazer and Proper Cloth light blue oxford cloth shirt.Bottle green knitted silk tie by Viola Milano and vintage cotton-linen pocket square.

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Checked sport coat and details

Whereas I like to keep my suits quite simple and plain, in terms of sport coats I rather go for plaids, checks or some other lively patterns. For today a few detail shots from last week. Featured in the pics is a checked cotton sport coat by Pal Zileri that I don't actually wear that often nowadays but that is a great piece for relaxed casual office days. Checks and details I bought the jacket in pictures a couple of years go from Milan. As mentioned, it hasn't got as much wear as many of my other jackets which might partly be because of the shoulder structure which is a bit more padded that most of my other jackets. Another...

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Brasserie Kämp - Sunday Burgers

Finally it seems that summer is here. Last weekend was sunny and warm, so it was perfect for strolling around and enjoying the city. On Sunday we decided to head to Brasserie Kämp and see if they really serve one of the best burgers in town - as is often claimed. You can find the full review @tyylit.fi but here are a few pictures of what I was wearing for the day and what we got to eat. Shorts and blazer - casual summer wear I have earlier written shortly about shorts for summer and how to wear them. On Sunday I decided to wear shorts with a button-up shirt and blazer - a combination which in general divides opinions. However as...

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Proper Cloth - smart online mtm-shirts

Today taking a look of Proper Cloth made-to-measure shirts. About 8 months ago I got an email from Chris Callis. Chris is a guy that many #menswear-blog followers might recognize for example as a man behind sites the blog called Men of Habit. Chris offered me a chance to give a try and review some made-to-measure shirts by Proper Cloth - rather young American company I had been keeping my eye on for quite a while. And I happily agreed. As mentioned - it has now been around 8 months since I ordered the shirts. I think now is good time to take closer look at the process and results. Proper Cloth - The Company First a few words about Proper Cloth...

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