Sunday, November 23, 2014

Denim, Denim, Denim

   If you know me, or look at 99% of my outfits, you can see I never wear blue jeans. Maybe it’s the New Yorker in me, but I’d rather wear black. I switched up my rotation and wore a pair of skinny blue jeans from Topman. The good side to Topman is that they aren’t too expensive and have a similar fit to what I would prefer. I kept the rest of the outfit simple with a biker aesthetic and wore a leather jacket and black chelsea boots.

   It’s a process to find the right pair of jeans. It has to fit a certain way, be a certain color, the right size etc. To satisfy these needs it can cost upwards of $200 just to find the perfect pair. Some of my favorite brands for jeans are APC, BLK DNM and Saint Laurent. For less expensive jeans, Topman and H&M are perfect. In my opinion Saint Laurent has the best jeans out right now. They have the perfect fit and amazing quality.

Sunglasses: Ray-Ban
Jacket: Topman
Sweater: Margiela
Jeans: Topman
Shoes: H&M


Friday, November 14, 2014

Times Are Changing

   Today was the first day where I actually felt like it was the beginning of the change from cold to well, freezing. Even though my hands, ears and face were numb and red, it was a beautiful day in Central Park. I wore a casual outfit, mixing some menswear and street style pieces. I had on a black wool overcoat from ASOS, a off white sweater from Zara, and black Balenciaga Arenas.

   Also, I wanted to talk about wool for a second since I've been getting questions on winter clothing. “Wool's scaling and crimp make it easier to spin the fleece by helping the individual fibers attach to each other, so they stay together. Because of the crimp, wool fabrics have greater bulk than other textiles, and they hold air, which causes the fabric to retain heat.” According to Wikipedia. There’s only so many layers you can put on to retain body heat, so basically, wool is going to be a vital part in keeping you warm this winter. Definitely something to invest in! 

Sunglasses: Louis Vuitton
Sweater: Zara
Jacket: Asos
Jeans: Kill City
Shoes: Balenciaga

Photos By: Collin Kearby

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Layered Up

   Its officially November, it's freezing and cloudy.. but I love it. (And the fact that there is 52 days until christmas but who's counting right?) I walked around Central Park on this rainy day and it was probably one of the most peaceful things I have done in awhile. The colorful autumn leaves reflecting in the water, the surprising emptiness of people, and the sound of rain made the ambiance so relaxing.  I mixed some warm and cool colors with a navy trench coat from H&M, a maroon/burgundy sweater from Margiela and tied it together with brown chelsea boots.

   Staying warm during the fall is always a challenge. Layering is the answer to your problems. Wool coats, sweaters and boots are your best friends. Soon enough, you'll see me pulling out my black and tan coats with my on going knit sweater collection. Also, mixing up textures and fabrics as well as mixing warm and cool colors will add character to your look and elevate your style. These tips will keep you warm and looking stylish throughout the season. 

Jacket: H&M
Sweater: Margiela
T-Shirt: Feathers
Jeans: Topman
Boots: H&M

Photos By: Collin Kearby
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