February 27, 2011

Set For Spring: Navy Blazers, OCBDs & Bow Ties


Top left: Brooks Brothers 3/2 sack, Brooks Brothers pink OCBD, Cordial Churchman patch madras tie
Top right: Brooks Brothers 3/2 sack, J. Press white flap pocket OCBD, J. Press madras tie
Bottom: Southwick 3/2 sack, J. Press blue flap pocket OCBD, Brooks Brothers tie

*I don't recommend looking quite this rumpled in public.

12 comments:

  1. Good combos....shirts look like they need a better pressing though...if I may say so...

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  2. Rumpled is historically correct for the Washington Economist/Liberal Arts Professor look.

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  3. I have never had the guts to wear a bow tie. I like 'em, but I just don't think I'd look natural. Some guys are bow tie guys, I suppose.

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  4. MLS - Or any pressing. The blue one went to church today after a good ironing.

    Schorsch - Welcome to my fantasy.

    RP - You know how to look natural doing anything? Do it without hesitation for a few years.

    SR - Thanks!

    JRS - You probably have a watch strap (or two) to go with each of these combos. I'd better get on that.

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  5. That last combo is just fantastic. That's the bow tie for me.

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  6. SR - I wore that combo today actually. It works.

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  7. Always loved the John Houseman, Archibald Cox look! not everybody can carry it off...you did it.
    Do it the old fashion way...Wear it!

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  8. Time to update your posts, or your going to loose a frequent visitor...lol

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  9. I sort of lost my gleam for Brooks Brother after a very long relationship. I started up with Pierrepont Hicks and a few others last year. I love PH. I wear a bow all the time so they need to wear, not pill, and not loose stitching.
    I love the look of a bow tie. It is dressy and fun. I have never met a dullard wearing a bow tie.....you can take that to the bank.

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  10. Tom-

    I have one of the PPH bows and I agree it's a fine tie.

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