acuteobtuse asked: Your gingham game is on point. My plan is to wear gingham all this week. It's unofficial gingham week. This fall I'm going to try to rally the Tumblr troops for a full on Official Gingham Week. I've been known to take things to far.
My favorite thing about that embroidered "lips"...
… is the tag that reads: Designed Especially for DELTA SONIC CAR WASH SYSTEMS, INC. My second favorite thing is the built-in brass tie clip on the label. First the Wonder Bread tie gets hit with a #Menswear tag, and now this? Seems like there’s a #Menswear editor who appreciates kitschy corporate-branded neckwear nearly as much as I do.
Learning About RN and WPL Numbers. →
Very useful knowledge for anybody interested in thrift shopping and vintage clothes. Profuse thanks to my friend E. for turning me on to this.
Brimfield was fun yesterday.
As I expected, there wasn’t so much vintage clothing to be found, at least in the fields & booths that I visited. Nevertheless I still managed to pick up: 5 vintage square-end cotton print Rooster ties a Liberty archival floral print tie a yard of vintage cotton plaid fabric, which I plan to use for an upcoming pocket square tutorial. So much love to the lovely ladies who accompanied...
I will be visiting Brimfield, MA tomorrow.
For the uninitiated, it’s the site of the largest outdoor antiques show in New England. The July show begins tomorrow. It’ll be my first visit, so I’m not sure totally sure of what to expect, but I’ll be keeping my eyes peeled as always for vintage men’s accessories and textiles. In any case, I’ll be taking lots of pictures and playing a game my traveling...
bbgahman asked: Where do you usually get your plaid button down collar shirts? They look smashing with the contrasting ties! I'm looking to switch it up from the solid shirt/plaid tie routine.