The Shirt Jac

I’m a layerer.  It’s a great way to keep comfortable during these weird Winter months here in the South. One day it’ll be 65, then the next it’ll be 35.  Fun. The Shirt Jac has come a long way over the years.  They used to be relegated to hardcore ourdoorsmen or turbo Hipsters that loved…

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Catching Up: Duck Head’s Bill Thomas

  It’s been a little over a year since Duck Head relaunched.  More specifically, a relaunch of a relaunch.  It’s fair to say that they finally hit the nail on the head, and are starting to making their mark on the #menswear scene again.  Personally, I’m really happy about it, and I believe that most…

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The RCS Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and this post is dedicated to our better halves.  The ones that love us most.  My intent was to put together a collection that would be an easy forward, accompanied with “need some V-day ideas?”. Remember, ladies: he’s already shopped for you.  I’m sure there is a great…

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Gun Check

One of my favorite, and often underplayed jacket styles is the iconic Gun Check.  It’s often called plaid, or check, but there’s some history as to it’s correct name. Back in Scotland, a few hundred years after William Wallace, Scottish estates wore a uniform to show off respective heritage (like tartan patterns).  In 1874, the…

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Head’s Up: 1995 Defender 90 For Sale

Some History: In 1994 Land Rover North America imported approximately 1,943 Defender 90’s into the U.S (another 87 went to our Canadian friends). The majority were soft top versions, in either a full soft top or a “fastback” half soft top configuration. These stateside trucks were quite different from their European cousins (collectively called ROW…

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Off-Season Ebay Finds

Seasonality is a smart consumer’s best friend.  Retail space is a premium, and merchandisers ensure that every inch of real estate provides the most return.  A major factor is what is featured in a store or on a website is the season.  This time of year you see a lot of sweaters, jackets, jeans, and…

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Jack Donnelly Clydes

A friendly head’s up: Our friends at Jack Donnelly have just released their newest addition to their khakis lineup: The Clydes.  Being that these are some GREAT business khakis, I had to give them a try… I always opt for the slim fit, and treat JDs more like dress pants.  The Clydes are a little…

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