Don't Sweat the Technique

KITH "Achromatic" Great Jones Sweatpant - $150.00 

KITH "Achromatic" Great Jones Sweatpant - $150.00 

Todd Snyder Sweatpant with Gusset - $118.00

Todd Snyder Sweatpant with Gusset - $118.00

H&M Sweatpants - $29.95

H&M Sweatpants - $29.95

The Sweatpant is now becoming the everyday pant of choice for an increasing number of guys/gals out there (especially freelancers), therefore I've rounded up collection of the most suitable options. Whether you're a hypebeast, a bit more refined, or squeezing your last two pennies together to get some, I got you. 

KITH "Achromatic" Great Jones Sweatpant - $150.00 

Todd Snyder Sweatpant with Gusset - $118.00

H&M Sweatpants - $29.95

-Mr. Aesthetic 

I'm Varsity, Chump, You're JV

                                                                  A.P.C. Kenickie Teddy - Varsity Jacket - $790

                                                                  A.P.C. Kenickie Teddy - Varsity Jacket - $790

                                                                     Saint Laurent Varsity Jacket - $2,390

                                                                     Saint Laurent Varsity Jacket - $2,390

                                                                                       Unis Varsity Jacket - $450

                                                                                       Unis Varsity Jacket - $450

These past few nights have been a clear signal that Fall is closer than you think. And while coppin' a varsity jacket may not be highest on your priority list. The longer you wait, the less options you'll end up with. My suggestion: 

Get em while it's still hot (outside): 

A.P.C. Kenickie Teddy - Varsity Jacket - $790

Saint Laurent Varsity Jacket - $2,390

Unis Varsity Jacket - $450

-Mr. Aesthetic 

No Heroes. Only Villains.

After observing GQ's list of the Best New Menswear Designers, I was immediately drawn to a brand named  - John Elliot. The story was captivating yes, but more importantly was the aesthetic. Simple enough to speak to my taste, with small addition like side zippers to conceal storage. 

As men's style continues to go in the direction of comfort and honesty (less bow ties and trying to look important), brands who create products similar to the above will prosper. 

Hooded Villain Hoodies in Black and Dark Grey - $198.00

-Mr. Aesthetic 

BlK and WHT Kicks for the Fall

As the end of Summer steadily approaches, brands as they do, are actively vying for your Fall dollar. And with the sudden (expected) consumer shift in shopping habits, from conspicuous consumption to a more thoughtful approach, I felt it was only right to discuss this pair of clean low-tops from Epaulet.  

The Epaulet brand is quietly making waves within menswear circles, as the go-to chino for the gentlemen that aspires to purchase a well-fitting chino at a reasonable price point. Epaulet's approach to chinos are present in their collection of low-tops; simple, understated, with a dedicated eye to craftsmanship. 

Now, being an avid lover of the Common Project silhouette, with a reluctancy to fork over $400 dollars for a sneaker. Epaulet's sneakers provided a happy medium; similar craftsmanship with a more reasonable price point. 

In the past I would say, white sneakers for Fall?

But after holding these bad boys in my hand. I must say it may be time to re-think your position on white sneakers, as they are now a fall essential as well. 

Epaulet Tennis Shoe White Calfskin $225.00 

-Mr. Aesthetic 

Pittsburgh Vibes

I'm not sure what it is, but Vibes in the Burgh, are always on 100. That opening sentence was probably too vague, but excuse my lack of articulation, as the feeling is hard to explain. And because it is indeed a feeling, I rather let the images below, speak to it. 

What I love most about blue collar cities such as Pittsburgh, are the impact they can have on your perspective. At times we may find ourselves chasing possessions, but when you connect with people who are happy and super-creative with less, due to their resourcefulness. It kind of sobers you up, and forces you to appreciate what you already have. 

All Photography by: Keep Pittsburgh Dope

Polo: J.Crew, Chinos: Unis New York, Sneakers: Tretorn Nylite

 

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