Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Japanese Prep at McGREGOR Budge Dragon

Saturday, August 28, 2010

American Gigolo

American Gigolo was a huge movie in the 80's that made Richard Gere a big star and really got Giorgio Armani American & World recognition. I thought I would take us all back there for a moment.
Wonder when this movie will be remade? Enjoy the trailer!

"Stay Preppy My Friends"

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Autumn Calling!

Saw this look this morning as I passed a shop and thought it was a great look for this Autumn.
Burgundy Cotton Gingham Shirt, Wool Argyle Tie & Wool Plaid Jacket. I love how the burgundy is popping w/ the greys and whites. Great color direction for Autumn!
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Saturday, August 21, 2010

Are You A Preppie?

Saw this piece, hopefully you can ready it!

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Dapper Rod!

Former Illinois governor's expensive taste for ties.

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Wednesday, August 18, 2010


Oxford dress shirt, seersucker stripe tie, rolled up denim 5 pocket Levi's, anchor motif socks and a pair of Cable & Co. Spectator Shoes. This is Summer!

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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Horizontal Woven Stripes

Steven Slater - Take This Job & Shove it!

"Free Steve Slater Now"

Steven Slater in a navy blazer, multi gingham & pocket sqaure to boot! Very Preppy Mr. Slater.

Steven Slater in a pair of Madras shorts and solid s/s tee on his way to Riker's Island for a little stay.

I Swear I Saw A Grizzly Bear!

I'm talking about the very popular Indie band Grizzly Bear. I've been hearing a lot about them and have been intriqued by some of their music so I had to post this today as I read about them in the paper today so what a perfect time to finally get them on this blog.
Originally a Brooklyn folk rock band these guys have a unique eclectic traditional sense of style along w/ some quirky personalities as well. Check out the video below.

Love the bow ties (stripes & gingham) paired w/ the cardigans, solid woven shirts & chino's. It's simple & classic and the bow tie's make it eye catching. Love the stain glass in the background too! Enjoy.

"Stay Preppy My Friends"

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Summer Madras!

Summer Madras is coming to an end w/ about 4 weeks until Labor Day. You still have a chance to pull out those shirts, shorts, ties or jackets. Have fun w/ those colors!

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Dressed to Impressed...Sparkle Interest!

These 2 were making a statement to the preppy movement that is upon us! I just had to take a shot of these 2 guys.

The guy on the left in fitted rolled up denim w/ blue docksiders, a red & white neat gingham shirt and a 2 button notch lapel glen plaid jacket w/ soft powder blue accents.

The guy on the right in a pair of rolled up soft pencil stripe chino pant w/ brown docksiders, a yellow polo under a cropped 4 to 2 button double breasted slub linen plaid jacket.

Their look is preppy, but classic and not too over done. These guys have style and can pull off anything. Cheers to you both and thanks for the great shots!!!

Friday, August 6, 2010

Preppy Nautical/Sailor Looks

L.L. Bean Packable Anchors Umbrella

Nautical Stripe Rugby Polo

L.L. Bean French Sailor Scarf

Anya Hindmarch Large Anchor Print Tote

Revolve Sailboat Print Dress

Anchor Cardigan Sweater w/ Nautical Stripe Sleeve

Sailboat/Stripe Tie

Denim Pea Coat

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Are You Being Served?

I just had a brief memory today of a british sitcom in syndication I used to watch on the BBC network. I always watched this show b/c it reminded me of working in my fathers men's clothing store which still operates today and the appearance of the older fashion department store.

It was set in the ladies and gentlemens department store of Grace Brothers, a large fictional department store in London. It broadcast from 1972 - 1985. It was written by Jeremy Lioyd & David Croft. The idea sprout about from Lloyd's brief period of work at Simpsons of Piccadilly in the early 1950's, a clothing store that traded for over 60 years until 1999.

I have atttached a 2 brief clips of the episodes. Hope you enjoy!