j. crew chambray utility shirt (in green)

i promise this is not a j. crew appreciation blog.  they’re just on fire right now.  i have the shirt above in blue.  it’s probably my favorite shirt.  no reason i shouldn’t buy it in green.


the polaroid that graces the cover of vampire weekend’s new cd contra.  the girl in the photo is suing the band for 2 million since she didn’t approve for it to be used.  i don’t blame her.  it’s a great photo.

french legs

crockett & jones full-brogue wingtip

in the hands of j. crew’s frank muytjen.  the crockett and jones wingtip is one of his favorite products in the new j. crew men’s shop on madison avenue.  retails for $575 so i don’t think i’ll be purchasing a pair any time soon, but i will continue to dream.

jay-z & kanye


i was invited to this lunch but had a conflict.

sperry top-sider winter boat shoe

comes with a shearling liner to keep your feet warm.  i don’t know too many people that go boating in the winter, but that shouldn’t stop you or me from buying some.  they look comfortable.

dead poet’s society

i saw the picture above this morning on the always gentleman.  it boggles my mind that dead poet’s society was written about a teacher at my high school.  our motto: gentleman, scholar, athlete.  in that order.  i wasn’t much of an athlete, but i got the other two down.

rock wallabee

the wallabee’s more outdoorsy brother.  by clarks


mcnairy for engineered garments

i’m not a fan of everything mcnairy touches but i really like these.