Author Archives: JRS

The Black Friday Sale Roundup

Well, today is officially Black Friday, and Monday is Cyber Monday, but based on all the (millions) of emails I’m getting, they’ve all seemed to blend.  And who does that help?  The customer!  Here is a round up of all the sales going on right now, along with what I’ve got my eye on…I’ll keep […]

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HUGE East Dane Sale – The Big One

…and East Dane is having a HUGE sale…get on over and do some damage.  What’s good?  The more you spend, the better the discount!  Let me know what you get…

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Thanksgiving Dinner with Ledbury

The folks at Ledbury are doing a serious sale for Black Friday – how does 30% off the entire site sound?  Seems like a great opportunity to do some work… Here’s how I’d do Thanksgiving dinner: What about you?

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The Black Friday Sale Roundup | Red Clay Soul - November 27, 2015 - 8:10 AM

[…] is doing 30% off site-wide (excluding sale stuff).  Check out my picks here.  Click here for the […]

The Fair Isle Sweater(?)

I had an interesting conversation with a stylish buddy of mine the other day.  We were talking about Fair Isle sweaters, and whether there is a place for them in a man’s wardrobe.  I think they look good, but I wonder if it’s an idea vs. execution situation.  What I mean by that is the […]

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Jay - November 24, 2015 - 9:24 AM

4, 7, and 9.

Monica - November 24, 2015 - 9:25 AM

There is a lovely photo of King Edward VIII wearing a v-neck fair isle sweater similar to the Brooks Brothers selections with a striped oxford, tie, wool dress pants, and a flat cap holding a Westie. It is a casual, outdoorsy look, like he was just out for a brisk walk on the grounds. My fiance will not wear one as they are too colorful and busy for his personal taste. His favorite sweaters are just one color, crew neck or argyle(neutral colors), v-neck so sadly there will not be any fair isle in my man’s wardrobe.

Red Clay Soul Gift Guide #2: From Russia With Love

For our second act, we are looking out for the travelers, the road warriors, the tire burners…  In the 007 vein, let’s call this on “From Russia With Love,” one of Sean Connery’s best Bond films from 1963.  If you have not seen this film, and I do not want to know the reason why […]

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Fisher - November 23, 2015 - 7:05 PM

For those interested you can get the Boast pullover for 50% off with the discount code Furman4Boast

The RCS Wish List

I love doing gift guides…they are seriously a lot of fun.  But what is on my Christmas list?  Well, thanks for asking: From top left: 1. Fox Brass Belt Buckle:  Extra foxy.  I’d put this on one of my Dingman gator straps…for that extra umph. 2. Orvis Two-toned Waxed Cotton Hat:  For morning walks with #FrankDawg […]

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bobby rooney - November 21, 2015 - 9:59 AM

why aren’t you exchanging the old bean slippers for a new pair? free exchanges for life, no questions asked.

Trip - November 21, 2015 - 10:20 AM

@Bobby- Because that’s called “taking advantage of an overly generous return policy.” When you bought your slippers for $39.99, you were buying one pair, not a lifetime supply of slippers. If, after 10 years, they exhibit a genuine manufacturing flaw, then I saw return them. However, if they’re just worn out after using for 10 years, that’s on you. Just pony up $40 and buy a new pair that you can use for another 10 years.

Trip - November 21, 2015 - 10:20 AM


Billy - November 22, 2015 - 10:51 AM

Have you tried Field Notes as an American-made source for pocket notebooks? Just a thought…

JRS - November 23, 2015 - 12:35 PM

@Billy – I have actually. We use them for personal use (Mrs. RCS carries them around for shopping notes). The problem for me is that in a work environment, I need something bigger.

Fritz - November 23, 2015 - 4:31 PM

Why not spring for a Glock chambered in .40 or .45? Never shoot a larger caliber man with a small caliber bullet.

MSM - November 23, 2015 - 6:12 PM

Shotguns protect houses. Also, step up to the Glock 38. If you’re pulling the trigger, you want it have as much stop as possible.

Get to Know: Cobbler Union

I had the pleasure of meeting Daniel and Stephen of Cobbler Union not too long ago.  Cobbler Union is a men’s shoemaker that keeps the bespoke mentality, but gives greater accessibility.  They are doing their part in keeping Atlanta as a prime source for outstanding mens style. Their shop is located in Inman Park, right […]

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