Red Cowboy Boots, Confidence, and Not Letting Girls Pick Your Clothes: #30folds30days, Cascade Fold, Day 9

There’s an episode of How I Met Your Mother where the main character, Ted Mosby, has a pair of hideous red cowboy boots. But he loves them. Absolutely adores them. All of his friends say they have to go. That they’re hideous, terrible, and should be burned. However, he says he can pull them off. … More Red Cowboy Boots, Confidence, and Not Letting Girls Pick Your Clothes: #30folds30days, Cascade Fold, Day 9

Lumberjacks and What constitutes a Suit: Pocket Squares, Triangle Fold, Day 8

I once arrived at a gathering of some of my friends and acquaintances, and a friend says “Nice suit.” Now, at the time, I was wearing jeans, Frye boots, a giant honking belt buckle, a sweater jacket with buttons and epaulettes (shoulder tabs), a button down shirt, and a flannel plaid tie. It was not really that … More Lumberjacks and What constitutes a Suit: Pocket Squares, Triangle Fold, Day 8

Vintage, and Leon Bridges: Pocket Squares, Two Point Puff Fold, Day 7

“Is that vintage?” I love that question. Having a piece of clothing so well made that it’s lasted 20, 30, 40 years or more is a great feeling. In the world of uniqlo, H+M, and disposable fashion, it is very cool to have clothing that stands the test of time.  Even better, the piece is … More Vintage, and Leon Bridges: Pocket Squares, Two Point Puff Fold, Day 7

The Hunt, Pokemon Cards, and Collecting: Pocket Squares, The Puff, Day 3

“Do we have what?” the confused store clerk would say incredulously. “Pocket Squares. You know, the pieces of fabric that you put into your front pocket.” “Oh yeah. Ummm, I don’t know, we may have something thrown in with the ties” And so it was, that a few crumpled pieces of silk would be unceremoniously … More The Hunt, Pokemon Cards, and Collecting: Pocket Squares, The Puff, Day 3

On Caring, or An Introduction: Pocket Squares, Three Peaks Fold, Day 1

On a spring day in 2011 I met my father in a parking lot of Starbucks before heading to work. I was dropping off something, and looking forward to the free Starbucks guaranteed to a law student by a parental visit. My outfit, in no particular order, was a vintage (old) navy pinstripe suit, with a small hole … More On Caring, or An Introduction: Pocket Squares, Three Peaks Fold, Day 1