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Drake's D43 jacket - linen layer for summer and fall

If you are looking for a casual, yet refined and simple jacket, the field jacket is one of the most common options. Most of times it is the M65 field jacket, but there are other options as well. One of them is the classic M-43 field jacket. A bit different but a versatile and great choice for layering especially during spring, summer and early fall season.  I was also looking for a new casual jacket for this summer. My options were basically some shirt jacket or a classic M-65 field jacket. But when I saw the Drake's D-43 field jacket at Sauma and tried it on, the search was done. The M-43 field jacket - history in a nutshell Originally...

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Polo shirt – Men’s summer style essential

Polo shirt is one of the most classic pieces in men's summer wardrobe. Today it is again more current and you could say also more trendy than for a long time. In this post I take a look why.There might have been times that the polo shirt has not received the attention it merits. But based on the collections and street style shots seen during the recent seasons it seems that polo shirts (in various forms) are back again. One of the reasons for the popularity is probably the simplicity and versatility of the shirt. As the summer keeps coming it's a good time for a few words about polo shirts. This post is originally from 2015 but I have...

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How to dress up for graduation?

The end of school year is soon coming to an end again. So it is time to take a look at how to dress up for graduation party. As there for sure are many who are at the moment looking for the right outfit, here is a list of the most important things to take into consideration. This is a post I originally wrote for a few years ago. But because this is a theme that never gets old I have updated it every spring season since. This year I thought I would add some thoughts about "what would I today wear for graduation". If you want to go for full formal kit, I recommend to wear oxford shoes with your suit.[/caption]...

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Stoffa flight jacket - navy blue perfection

Simple and casual, yet elegant. That is the Stoffa flight jacket in a nutshell. I had been keeping an eye on Stoffa jackets since I saw them first time a couple of years ago. Last fall I finally pulled the trigger. And orders the 002 flight jacket in navy suede. Since then it has been one of my favorite pieces in my closet. La Stoffa - by Agyesh Madan Agyesh Madan is the former head of product development at Isaia and the founder of Stoffa. He is also one of the most inspiring men in the clothing industry. And at the same time one of the most humble and sincere guys I've come across. If you haven't read the post...

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Scabal mtm suit - Dark blue Prince of Wales check for formal business occasions

I have always been fond of the Prince of Wales pattern. Especially in terms of suits and jackets. Lately as I ordered my most recent suit, a made-to-measure piece by Scabal, I decided that it is time to add the first Prince of Wales patterned suit to my personal rotation. As mentioned earlier, I commissioned this suit from Vaatturiliike Sauma before heading to Pitti Uomo 93. As they just had got a Belgian brand Scabal as their new mtm-supplier, I decided to give it a try. And this time I also decided to go for something a bit different than my usual preferences. A suit with a bit more structure to make it appropriate especially for work and business purposes. The...

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