Author Archives: JRS

Off-Season Find: The Penfield Landis Toggle Coat

So as most of you readers know, I am a bargain hunter.  I’ve talked about it in the past, and will continue to talk about it in the future.  One of my favorite things to do is find pieces in the off-season, as the prices are generally much lower than rack rate.  The majority of […]

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Boston (Strong) Marathon

Today is the 119th running of the Boston Marathon.  For obvious reasons there is a national sense of pride for all the runners.  Did you know that over a half million spectators watch the race?  It’s the biggest sporting event in New England…  Good luck to all of you today…run well, and know that this corner […]

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CJH - April 20, 2015 - 8:29 AM

119th running!

The Criquet Shirts Tailgate Collection

Alright, alright, alright…the boys from Criquet Shirts are at it again.  They have just launched their Tailgate Collection for pre-sale.  What is the Tailgate Collection, you might ask?  Well, the answer is simple: the excellent Criquet Player’s Shirts that you’ve come to know and love in your favorite college colors.  For example, here is “Glory, […]

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Head’s Up: 25% off EVERYTHING at Jack Spade

Head’s up folks – Jack Spade is having their Friends and Family sale, and EVERYTHING (including sale items) are an additional 25% off.  Huge opportunity here, folks… Let me know what you get.

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Red Clay Soul Review: The J. Crew Ludlow Penny Loafers

I’ve been looking for a pair of loafers.  A specific pair of loafers.  I have had all sorts in the past, and still have some of them, but they didn’t meet the criteria of what I was looking for:  dress loafers, shiny leather, chestnut color, and Goodyear welted.  On a recent trip to J. Crew […]

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J - April 16, 2015 - 8:21 AM

How do you feel about the vamp? It looks a bit high to me.

JPW - April 18, 2015 - 6:08 PM

Seems expensive for Chinese imports…what am I missing?

Jack - April 20, 2015 - 12:18 AM

That vamp looks more than a bit high. Also, the whole idea of reviewing a shoe without having worn it seems a bit ridiculous to me.

Spring Action at Orvis

I really like how some standard brands are really making headway in the #menswear arena.  One of those is Orvis.  The typical thought around Orvis was formally only for hunting, fishing, and good leather goods.  While that is still the case, a walk around their store or flipping through their catalog shows their expansion to all […]

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MRS - April 14, 2015 - 8:09 AM


High Five: The Jordan Spieth Edition

A HUGE congratulations to Jordan Spieth for his incredible performance in the 2015 Masters Tournament.  What he did on the course was incredible, and he handled it better than any 21-year old I’ve ever seen.  Here’s what is going on in the Jordan Spieth world: What to know what clubs Jordan Spieth used to win […]

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Will - April 13, 2015 - 9:51 AM Here’s a photo gallery of said bag.