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Men’s fashion column.

Men’s Fashion Spring 2016

Weekday Get-Away Not all of us are able to escape to a tropical island to enjoy the sunshine this season, so botanical inspired prints are here to give you a

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Men Fashion Summer 2015

Happy summer, gentlemen, it’s nice to see you all. Let’s start with a congratulatory high five for making moves, and keeping your bulk layers in the back of your closet

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The Jackteers

The Jackteers: A Jacket Joint If you are adverse to having a bike tool held to your throat or being hit, over the head with an empty growler than insult

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Men’s Fashion Spring 2016

Weekday Get-Away Not all of us are able to escape to a tropical island to enjoy the sunshine this season, so botanical inspired prints are here to give you a little piece of paradise during your nine-to-five. Both of these button-up shirts form Frances May (1003 SW Washington St.) have just enough structure to pass […]

Men Fashion Summer 2015

Men Fashion Summer 2015

Happy summer, gentlemen, it’s nice to see you all. Let’s start with a congratulatory high five for making moves, and keeping your bulk layers in the back of your closet where they belong, as you have survived the heat thus far.  This summer is about finding joy in your comfort pieces and putting new perspective […]

The Jackteers

The Jackteers

The Jackteers: A Jacket Joint If you are adverse to having a bike tool held to your throat or being hit, over the head with an empty growler than insult a Portlanders jacket game. Brand loyalty is generally dependent upon which garment got us to work dry, but I would like to take you on […]

Work Wear

Work Wear

If you just cannot shake off summer this fall, you can still look as if you are in back-to-work mode. However, just looking busy won’t cut it these days. To achieve that “I don’t have time for you” swagger, you have to dress busy. Lucky for all you lazy sloth like Portlanders, work wear is […]

It Suits You Summer 2014

It Suits You Summer 2014

Foot Fenomena If there is one trend I have had less than an open mind towards, it would be eye-tearing brightly colored trainers/sneakers worn with a suit. It seems unnatural, like a genetically engineered pig-donkey experiment or a creature out of Greek mythology. It also seems unnecessary unless you plan on break dancing in the […]

The Mens Gift Guide

The Mens Gift Guide

Don’t Just Accessorize. Utilize Portland has always been a city of projects, we may not finish them ,but we always start them.  It’s only right that a menswear accessory should serve some sort of purpose other than a double take so why not sketch your next project out in a Brixton journal.  Communion (3556 SE […]

Winter Mens Gift Guide

Winter Mens Gift Guide

Go with the Flow This holiday season we can toast the demise of skinny. While it will be awhile until ultra-skinny, fitted clothes are outmoded, if you want to be on the cutting edge you will start to experiment with some baggy and loose numbers. Check out this kimono by Portland’s own Bobby Bonaparte (liftlabel.com). […]

Introducing Color

Introducing Color

Introducing Color This is probably one of the toughest challenges for men: how to work color into your wardrobe without feeling like a clown. The trick is not to go overboard, especially if you are in uncharted territory. Maybe start with a brightly colored pocket square or scarf. A nice pair of colorful chinos can […]