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What I Wore Today: East/West Winter

December 12th, 2013

Articles of Style rule #1: Always bring your ‘A’ game.

“East/West Winter”

Use the comments section below to tell us which is your favorite look, and why!

1. Wes

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Photography shot with the Canon EOS 70D digital SLR camera, with Dual Pixel AF technology and built-in Wi-Fi

“I’ve been an all black kick lately when it comes to going out for the night.

Black looks good on everyone…and throwing in one piece of color, like a grey DB jacket, can create a nice focused contrast.”

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“There are some high-end options when it comes to gloves, but I stick with this $15 pair I found at Urban Outfitters. If I lose them in my drunken stupor I won’t be upset.”

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“Get a pair of black loafers and keep them shined – you’ll find yourself wearing them very often.”

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  • Black chesterfield coat by Banana Republic ·
  • Black inifinty scarf from “Friend” ·
  • Grey double breasted suit jacket ·
  • Black cashmere v-neck sweater by Uniqlo ·
  • Black smartphone gloves by Urban Outfitters ·
  • Black jeans by Club Monaco ·
  • Black & grey socks by Marcoliani ·
  • Black leather tassel loafers Vintage by Johnston & Murphy

2. Alex

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Alex’s mixes high & low as well as dressy & casual with bespoke suit separates from MAB and a shawl cardigan from H&M.

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Of course, sometimes we take inspiration from each other ;)

Great texture play here between the flannel fabric and the marled knit.

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Alex has also been wearing these black double monks with just about everything…they always seem to complete his look.

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  • Sunglasses by Ray Ban ·
  • Light Grey Wool Cardigan by H&M ·
  • Striped Blue Shirt by Polo ·
  • Black Leather Double Monkstraps by Just A Men Shoe ·
  • Watch by Timex for JCrew

3. Dan

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I would probably never wear a polo shirt with the collar popped, unless it’s under a sweater.

Something about having the collar up seems more functional – it actually does keep your neck warm from a cool breeze.

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I’m really digging the suede shooting patch and elbow patches on this crewneck that’s been sitting at the back of my closet.

Another example of a tasteful mix of black & brown.

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I really liked this sock & loafer combo from yesterday’s post, so I broke it out again today.

Beefy socks are a nice way to transition your chinos to Fall.

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  • Brown felt hat by Borsalino ·
  • White Polo by J.Crew ·
  • Suede trimmed sweater by Ralph Lauren ·
  • Light grey cotton chinos ·
  • Blue/grey marled socks by J.Crew ·
  • Brown Suede Loafers by Ralph Lauren

Thanks, as always, for reading.

Yours in style,

Articles of Style

 

Photography by Alex Crawford & Westley Dimagiba.