Red Tie, Blue Tie; Flag Pin or Terrorists Win: Grading the Style of the Republican Presidential Debate

First things first. If you don’t wear a flag pin and you’re running for president, you obviously hate America, and want the terrorists to win. Last night was the Republican national debate. We’re taking a break from pocket squares to talk about it. When the question was asked: How many men in blue suits can you … More Red Tie, Blue Tie; Flag Pin or Terrorists Win: Grading the Style of the Republican Presidential Debate

Some Words About Denim: #30folds30days, Four Point Fold, Day 17

Denim is a quintessentially American piece of clothing. Which is to say that its origins are rooted outside of the country, and its trail through history spreads across the globe. Clearly, I’m still on the Fourth of July America kick. Legend has it that the fabric itself has its origins in France, coming from the region … More Some Words About Denim: #30folds30days, Four Point Fold, Day 17

On Color and Dates: #30folds30days, Scallop Fold, Day 15

A friend of mine hadn’t brought any clothes with him to the Adirondacks, and needed a shirt. His closest and easiest option early on a Saturday Morning was the local Wal-Mart. He made his selections and proceeded to check out. “What color is that shirt?” The woman at the checkout counter asked. “I guess it … More On Color and Dates: #30folds30days, Scallop Fold, Day 15

On Business Casual, Rebellion, and the Canvas: #30folds30days, Flower / Reverse Puff / Sprezz Fold, Day 14

There is a sort of uniform that predominates the small border city of Stamford, Connecticut. Influenced by the hedge funds that adopted a business casual style of dress, much of the city has adopted the same dress code. Business Casual. If you are looking for advice on business casual, here it is in its simplest … More On Business Casual, Rebellion, and the Canvas: #30folds30days, Flower / Reverse Puff / Sprezz Fold, Day 14

Shoes, You and the Ground: #30folds30days, Two point fold, Day 11

Based on wisdom passed down from my parents, I developed a saying: “Don’t mess with what comes between you and the ground.” There are three main things separating you from the dirt.They are: a mattress, tires, and shoes. Were it not for these you would have nothing between you and the cold hard ground. These are … More Shoes, You and the Ground: #30folds30days, Two point fold, Day 11

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