Monthly Archives: May 2010

Happy Memorial Day

“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” – General George S. Patton

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Madras (of the Day) and a Tote

Being the huge madras fan that I am, I’m jumping on the Tucker’s ‘Madras of the Day‘ bandwagon. Here’s mine: Hathaway – made in India, long sleeved, complete with built in collar-stays. I have no idea how old it is, but it has the J. Press-esque flap front pocket and white buttons. One of my…

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Surfwashed

There has been quite a bit of talk about pre- ‘worn’, ‘destroyed’, and/or ‘broken in’. While I don’t have a huge problem with this, I do take issue with the mark-up. I’m a big J. Crew fan, but I can’t justify spending an extra $35 for ‘broken in’ Sperry Topsiders. Try buying a fresh pair…

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RCS Likes: Volunteer Traditions

I’ve mentioned Traditional State in a few of my prior posts. The company was a brother project for Volunteer Traditions (which focused strictly on Tennessee) to expand for other states. That said, all of the products have been consolidated under the Volunteer Traditions brand, and have started expanding. In a good way. Instead of offering…

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Footjoys – In need of a retread

These are my Footjoy Classic Dry Premier golf shoes. As you can see, the rubber on the bottom of left shoe has deteriorated like an old tire left in the sun. It doesn’t look like it should be paired with the right shoe. I spoke to customer service at Footjoy, and they directed me to…

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It’s Pronounced "Luavull"

Infield Style: (From Top Left): 1. White Linen Pocket Square from J. Crew: For maintenance purposes. 2. ‘Sweet Magnolia’ Beau Tie from Southern Proper: ‘Bout as Southern as it gets. 3. Persol 2911s: People watchers… 4. Seersucker Sport Coat from Jos A Bank: Yep. 5. White Pinpoint Oxford Dress Shirt from LL Bean Signature: With…

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