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Frenzy Fridays: Do It Like a Dude

So like I said in my last post, Pitti Uomo is underway in Florence and one of my favorite things to look out for at this time is not just the shows [My recommendations? Alexander McQueen, Kenzo, and Topman Design-- check 'em out yo!], but the endless flow of street style photos that pop up. I have a weakness for well dressed men, so this is a) endless eye candy and b) outfit inspiration galore! One photo in particular came up in Tommy Ton's feed:

....I love it. He is not wearing anything garish, but the combination of the double breasted navy suit, the high collar dark green coat, snazzy glasses [I tried to coin the word 'glazzies' but I don't think that flies], and gloves looks so SMART.

Seriously, I like this outfit so much that my mind immediately started buzzing on how I could swing this on my own. You can find my translation below:

SbDW- Frenzy Fridays
clockwise from top left: military coat [another snazzy one here], Cambridge Satchel Co. cross-body, studded top, 10 Crosby by Derek Lam pants, Paul Smith booties, Karen Walker sunnies, John Lewis gloves
Basically I still incorporated some of his outfit [the military coat, the glazzies...does it work now?, the gloves] but then put in my own touches of the pumped up booties, a studded collar, and a cross-body bag in Fall's hottest color, oxblood.

Sidenote: As much as I love the color, I HATE the name oxblood. It just makes me think about cattle, which then makes me think about the food industry, which then makes me think about slaughter....and then I throw up. Can't it be called 'lovely dark red' or something?

I can totally picture myself eating gelato, sitting on the steps in front of the Fortezza, admiring all the handsome gents running between shows.



  1. Replies
    1. Thanks Estefania! I'd love to see your interpretation if you're in the mood :)

  2. great post...

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    1. Thanks, glad you liked it!

      Happy to see Aimee Song and Jules Sarinina on your blog...they are two of my favorites!


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