Western Wear

February 1, 2014

The 1969 version of True Grit has everything, like New York’s Hottest club: Great outfits, great one-line putdowns, a lazy cat named for a disgraced governor of Missouri, a top-flight Arkansan named Daggett, oh, and obviously, these great outfits:

Short suit

June 30, 2013

This definitely looks like a well tailored suit, and certainly weather-appropriate for the recent heat we’ve been having, but are suits with shorts for little boys? Oh well, I guess it’s better than the short sleeve suits Tsutomu Hata tried to make a thing in 1990s Japan.

Prep as all eff

January 30, 2012

Green-tinted tortoise-shell glasses ($333) pink shirt, critter tie, a jacket fit for an old Italian man, and a early ’90s BMW. That’s living the life right there, right down to the braided leather key fob.

This is me in 10 years

December 16, 2011

Somebody in the SNL wardrobe department has a crystal ball.

East coast prep

November 4, 2011

Mariniere stripes

August 9, 2011

I love the stripes, the goldenrod cardigan, that scarf, the oak chair in the background.

Feeling professorial (as usual)

July 18, 2011

And so is she.

Eurocrat, with a twist

July 18, 2011

Yes, that’s a knit tie! I don’t think you’d see one of those on the 10th floor of the Berlaymont.

Cold weather classics

April 4, 2011

I know it’s getting warmer, but here are a nice sweater and hat that are both practical and stylish.

Smoking kills

March 14, 2011

But this outfit is a killer.

Pyjamas are what real men wear to bed

March 7, 2011

As evidenced here by the two manliest British men of stage and screen.

Everything in this picture is rad

November 12, 2010

When Wim Wenders visits the European Parliament, he puts on blue glasses, a matching sweater, a shirt with hidden color on the inside collar, and a jacket that looks like the carpet at the old Indianapolis airport.


August 6, 2010

Brooks Brothers does J. Crew.

July 12, 2010

No really, read this from the press release: [Click to read more]


June 29, 2010

Jean-Claude Trichet knows how to do two things: ensure medium-term Eurozone price stability and dress excellently.