The preferred method for hauling wet boat shoes back to the city.

The preferred method for hauling wet boat shoes back to the city.

More and more convinced that I could happily get through the rest of my professional life with only these two pairs of shoes. 

More and more convinced that I could happily get through the rest of my professional life with only these two pairs of shoes. 

Slide buckle belt v2.0. Last initial only to facilitate intergenerational transfer (assuming I don’t lose this one, too). I’ll feel a lot better when it’s scratched and tarnished and the alligator scales are peeling. 

Slide buckle belt v2.0. Last initial only to facilitate intergenerational transfer (assuming I don’t lose this one, too). I’ll feel a lot better when it’s scratched and tarnished and the alligator scales are peeling. 

Collar is fraying.

Collar is fraying.

It’s still sweater weather, but I’m optimistic.

It’s still sweater weather, but I’m optimistic.

My second day of Spring: practicing my serve. Brutal.

My second day of Spring: practicing my serve. Brutal.

Verdant Dale, for spring skiing. (Complete with drawcord at waist to keep the powder out.)

Verdant Dale, for spring skiing. (Complete with drawcord at waist to keep the powder out.)

Eight years later, finally engraved.

Eight years later, finally engraved.

Ram Island Yacht Club, Noank, CT. 

Ram Island Yacht Club, Noank, CT. 

Brooks’s must-iron pinpoint Polo collars retain some of the floppy, gloriously sloppy character that their current OCBDs lack. 

Brooks’s must-iron pinpoint Polo collars retain some of the floppy, gloriously sloppy character that their current OCBDs lack. 

Three patch pockets > any other blazer configuration.

Three patch pockets > any other blazer configuration.

What Happened to Khakis?

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I have long been looking for khakis with a regular rise and a tailored, slightly tapered leg. Evidence exists to suggest that such pants once existed. Where are they now, and what happened to them? And why must one instead be limited to billowy and blousy or hip-slung and adolescent?

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image(All photos sourced from Heavy Tweed Jacket)

Stripes/Stripes/Stripes. 

Stripes/Stripes/Stripes. 

I’m suffering from Saab envy.

I’m suffering from Saab envy.

Captains’ Row in the Nor’easter, Mystic, CT. 

Captains’ Row in the Nor’easter, Mystic, CT.