Friday, June 24, 2016

Check Linen Blazer X Dotted Tie

[Blazer & Shoes] Zara [Pants] Moschino [Shirt] Ganesh [Tie] Profuomo 

First I want to admit that I failed with these photos. I thought being backlit by the sun would be a nice effect but it just didn’t work as well as I thought it would and now I’m stuck between having no outfit to post this week or giving you these photos. I guess you know what I choose to do but I definitely learned from this. Anyway, now on to the outfit. You guy’s know I love printed blazers. This particular blazer, while it is printed, isn’t as bold as others and could most likely be worn just about anywhere. Sure linen isn’t made to be worn to the office but that doesn’t mean that it can’t be an option in the middle of summer. For the shirt and tie I pulled colors out of the blazer and went with dark navy pants to complete the look. My pants as always have no break and I was caught off guard when taking these photos as an older woman approached me and said “your pants are way to short to wear with those shoes”. I’ll give my thoughts about that on a designated post coming next week. Thanks for reading!

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Justin Targia 

Monday, June 20, 2016

The Best Street Style Photos From Pitti Uomo 90

Pitti Uomo 90 came and went and now it's time for another edition of my favorite street style photos. I'm an admirer of

classical menswear (with modern twists) so most of these photos are of the best "suited" outfits but I've included a few 

of my favorite casual looks as well. Hope you guys enjoy!

Photos courtesy of GQ, Vogue Italia, and New York Times Fashion

Thursday, June 16, 2016

My June 2016 Wish List

Loro Piani Mid-Length Swim Shorts

It's almost vacation time and people will soon be rushing to the stores to find the perfect new pair of swim shorts. Unfortunately most of us waited till the last minute and now everything's picked over. Be smart and buy online where the options are endless. If you're looking for a quality pair of basic swim shorts then these Loro Piani's are definitely for you. Prints are always fun at the beach but I'm staying with something solid this year that can be styled with a polo shirt and is a smart option for lunch by the shore. 

Available at Mr Porter
Suitsupply Havana Linen Blue Stripe

It's a suit and yes it's blue but it's not just another blue suit. This suit is gorgeous and it's top on my shopping list right now. The added vest makes it even better and extremely versatile. Like all Suitsupply products you are guaranteed quality at an affordable price. If you get it before me please don't say anything because I'll be extremely jealous.

Available at Suitsupply

Native Union iPhone Charging Cable

I break my iPhone charging cable all the time. Like seriously I get a new one every couple of months. It's probably because it's always thrown in my bag and I even roll over it in my sleep. But the point is I need a strong cable that's tough enough to survive living with me. This Native Union piece looks like it could be the one. It has a textile wrapped cord that's definitely stronger then the one's apple provides plus it has a cool leather belt.

Available at Eastdane

Topman Cuban Collar Shirt

I've recently had my eyes on some cuban collar shirts. They are super in right now and I've been inspired from seeing them all over my Instagram feed. I'm still not entirely sure how I'm going to style them but I promise you that you'll see a cuban color shirt on my blog before the summer ends.

Available at Topman
Salvatore Ferragamo Sunglasses

These are just so cool. I pretty much only wear round framed glasses nowadays but I have nothing with such a big frame liked these. Of course they are made for causal wear but I could see myself wearing these with a suit for a statement. They also come in black but I'm going with brown to match all those brown shoes and accessories I have. 

Available at Salvatore Ferragamo

Tom Daxon Sicilian Wood Body Care Set

Everyone's always talking about colognes and for good reason but a well scented shower gel is just as important. I've been trying a lot of different ones recently and as my current bottle of Cartier is running low this Tom Daxon set is next in line. It's described as having fresh citrus notes balanced by spicy amber, sandalwood and cedar undertones. Well I'm no fragrance snob but that sounds pretty damn good to me.

Available at Mr Porter

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Suited Up Breton Sweater

[Suit] Zara [Shirt] Dsquared2 [Sweater] Scotch & Soda [Sneakers] Adidas

So it was raining, just like it’s been doing for the last couple of days and it will for the next few. I wish I could be wearing more summery clothing and less layers like I did last week but for now it’s me trying to incorporate spring/summer pieces into more weather appropriate outfits. Today I took on the famous breton sweater. This white and blue striped sweater is pretty much as nautical as you can get. It’s often styled and worn on it’s own with a pair of white jeans or summer chinos and is a go to for summer vacations. Because of the not so summer like weather, I decided to layer it up over a white oxford shirt and wear it with a casual gray suit. Yes, I know this outfit doesn’t exactly scream summer but hopefully I can get back to some warmer weather outfits next week. Thanks as always for reading!

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Justin Targia