Author Archives: JRS

His: Spring 2014 Wish List

With Spring in full swing, I’m in the process of reorganizing my closet.  Gone are the heavy tweed jackets in favor of cotton, light wool, and linen blends.  The sweaters have started their hibernation and the madras is awake.  This year I’m really digging a simple, classic style  with a traditional feel.  I have a closet […]

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Alternate T-Shirts

Admittedly, I hardly ever wear t-shirts.  Unless I’m working out, on my way to the pool or beach, sleeping, or lounging after work, I’m almost always in a shirt with a collar.  Now, there are some occasions that call for a t-shirt, so I like to have a couple handy.  These situations allow me to […]

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Tyler - April 22, 2014 - 9:34 AM

I own an apron with R. Kelly in his oversized “TLC” jersey from the “Remix: Ignition” video with the block lettering: “HOT AND FRESH OUT THE KITCHEN” under him. Purchased from Etsy, HT: Spencer of EDSBS fame.

HWII - April 22, 2014 - 5:25 PM

The Onward Reserve Penley tees are fantastic. I personally have the Teddy Roosevelt.
http://onwardreserve.com/theodore-roosevelt-penley-tee

Happy Easter

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Friday Jam: “Dire Wolf” by the Grateful Dead, Live from the Shoreline Amphitheater

In honor of my degenerate friend coming into town tonight… “When I awoke, the Dire Wolf Six hundred pounds of sin Was grinnin’ at my window All I said was “come on in” ”

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Josh - April 18, 2014 - 12:42 PM

Best Friday Jam yet.

Will - April 19, 2014 - 3:09 PM

They’re a band beyond description…

Solid Front Nine: Anything But Khaki Short Pants

Remember when the only khaki pants you could find were either tan, stone, navy, or olive?  (I’m using the term ‘khakis’ to refer to pants like ‘Coke’ to refer to soda…you get it).  Those were dark days…  Even though Nantucket Reds have been around forever, they didn’t get much play down here until five or […]

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Jon Gau - April 16, 2014 - 10:14 AM

Patagonia stand ups and Chubbies are the two thoroughbreds , that I keep stabled in my collection. They are my go-to’s from fishing on the bank to partying in the club. You can’t go wrong with those two shorts.

Matt - April 16, 2014 - 10:46 AM

I think you have to add Bonobos to this list, they have a great variety this year with inseams and colors

Moss - April 17, 2014 - 9:47 AM

I cannot tolerate “Chubbies” and those who wear them. The name alone is indicative of their target market: shit for brains, college kids that were wearing American Eagle last year. $75 for camp shorts made in China? No thanks.

Steve - April 17, 2014 - 12:49 PM

Elastic waistband? Seriously?

Josh - April 17, 2014 - 4:59 PM

At some point Peter Millar plaid or Polo Golf plaid must be discussed. Brandt Snedeker’s blue plaid at the Masters looked good. Peter Millar sells the pattern in shorts that looks good out on the links or wherever you find yourself.

Get Belted – The Smathers & Branson X RCS Needlepoint Belt Giveaway

Now that the Masters has concluded, it is officially Spring.  What does that mean?  Time to add some ‘color’ to our mundane Winter wear.  There isn’t a better way to add that flare than with a nice, crisp Smathers & Branson needlepoint belt.  To celebrate the season, we’re teaming up with the good folks up […]

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Ben - April 14, 2014 - 8:01 AM

Would love to win!

Steven Bremer - April 14, 2014 - 8:07 AM

Would love to win one of their belts.

HerschelWalker - April 14, 2014 - 8:20 AM

Would love to snag a Smathers & Branson joint

BMO'C - April 14, 2014 - 8:42 AM

Definitely the bourbon bottles.

BMO'C - April 14, 2014 - 8:42 AM

Definitely the bourbon bottles

Wes - April 14, 2014 - 8:45 AM

bourbon bottles for sure

Jeff - April 14, 2014 - 8:49 AM

Texas Flag belt. God Bless Texas, the land that I love the most.

Hunter T - April 14, 2014 - 8:51 AM

i agree with the sage bonefish belt

John Whitten - April 14, 2014 - 8:51 AM

Fingers crossed. Need a new spring belt!

Matt T - April 14, 2014 - 8:56 AM

This would be a great way to start Spring!

Edens Davis - April 14, 2014 - 8:57 AM

Braves Needlepoint!

Matthew - April 14, 2014 - 8:59 AM

The Caddyshack belt would definitely lower my handicap. Would love to have it.

eric - April 14, 2014 - 8:59 AM

I would choose the PINS and CLUBS golf belt…

Drew - April 14, 2014 - 9:02 AM

Go Vols!

Paul - April 14, 2014 - 9:05 AM

Dibs!

Robin - April 14, 2014 - 9:06 AM

Probably the whisk(e)y bottles, though the golf course one is very nice too.

Jon Giddens - April 14, 2014 - 9:06 AM

Id love to win the UNC TARHEEL belt. GO HEELS!

Alex Duckworth - April 14, 2014 - 9:07 AM

love your belts

Dave M. - April 14, 2014 - 9:08 AM

I’m not sure which one I’d choose.

Morgan - April 14, 2014 - 9:09 AM

I’d have to go with an old school lacrosse belt

BUJ - April 14, 2014 - 9:10 AM

Flying pigs for me please!

Stephen Jones - April 14, 2014 - 9:16 AM

In to win the Sage Bonefish belt. I would be turning heads rocking this colorful needlepoint….and it would make for a great birthday gift to myself!

Lou Alsobrooks - April 14, 2014 - 9:19 AM

Starting off Spring with a new S&B belt, what’s better than that?

ron payne - April 14, 2014 - 9:20 AM

Gingham or bow ties. Great contest.

Adam T. - April 14, 2014 - 9:27 AM

The best belts in the game

Maureen Johnakin - April 14, 2014 - 9:36 AM

I would love to give the Flask belt to my son for graduation from Hampden-Sydney!

Justin Corwin - April 14, 2014 - 9:36 AM

War Damn Eagle

Alex C. - April 14, 2014 - 9:39 AM

I could use a Tarheels one!

CM Boudreaux - April 14, 2014 - 9:40 AM

LSU Geaux Tigers!

W. Collins - April 14, 2014 - 9:41 AM

Yes Please

Andrew - April 14, 2014 - 9:47 AM

Gingham, cornell, or chick magnet

Jonathan Guidry - April 14, 2014 - 9:49 AM

I would get USA flag belt! #Merica

Andrew - April 14, 2014 - 9:51 AM

i need some new belts!

Colin - April 14, 2014 - 9:53 AM

Would love to win one of these great belts :D

Ryan - April 14, 2014 - 9:54 AM

American Flag! Murricaa!

Jeff M - April 14, 2014 - 9:56 AM

Got to go with the Texas Flag belt!

Jordan - April 14, 2014 - 9:59 AM

I’m really liking that Sage Bonefish one as well

Sean Norman - April 14, 2014 - 10:01 AM

Braves belt

STW - April 14, 2014 - 10:04 AM

That KA flag belt is badass. Wheat n’ Barley

Austin - April 14, 2014 - 10:05 AM

Got to go with the SEC belt

collin - April 14, 2014 - 10:07 AM

Here is my entry.

collin - April 14, 2014 - 10:10 AM

Texas flag belt.

Drew - April 14, 2014 - 10:10 AM

Caddyshack for me!

Jon - April 14, 2014 - 10:15 AM

Oh heck yes!

nathan - April 14, 2014 - 10:17 AM

Golf Course Belt for sure

Andrew - April 14, 2014 - 10:17 AM

Bonefish or Braves would look outstanding.

Brandon Denny - April 14, 2014 - 10:20 AM

Sage bonefish or possibly the navy bowtie belt.

Andrew - April 14, 2014 - 10:26 AM

Definitely the Caddyshack!

Chris - April 14, 2014 - 10:29 AM

Definitely entering this one.

Griffin Isabel - April 14, 2014 - 10:30 AM

Always wanted one!

Jason C. Long - April 14, 2014 - 10:33 AM

I’d go with the khaki beer cans, for certain!

Justin Williamson - April 14, 2014 - 10:35 AM

I’d love to win the Golf Flags Belt!!

MJS - April 14, 2014 - 10:35 AM

I have wanted the Front Nine belt for some time now, would be great for spring.

Lincoln - April 14, 2014 - 10:38 AM

awesome belts

Justin - April 14, 2014 - 10:46 AM

Love the Red Duck Hunting belt

Aaron - April 14, 2014 - 10:54 AM

Braves or Auburn belt would be a great addition to my collection

John Lawton - April 14, 2014 - 10:59 AM

Kansas. Rock Chalk Jayhawk!

Jack - April 14, 2014 - 11:24 AM

I love the beer cans and the caddy shack

Topher - April 14, 2014 - 11:24 AM

The Dark n’ Stormy is my favorite. They’re all great conversation pieces but the uniqueness and the hidden meaning make this belt the S&B I’d love to own.

Kyle - April 14, 2014 - 11:24 AM

Braves or Rebs would be terrific!

Kenny - April 14, 2014 - 11:25 AM

Braves or Auburn would be beautiful.

MBB - April 14, 2014 - 11:26 AM

Navy American flag!

J. Brooke Benton - April 14, 2014 - 11:36 AM

I’ll take the KA Order belt.

Gabe Wagner - April 14, 2014 - 11:38 AM

Bourbon Bottles or Sage Bonefish. Can’t decide quite yet!

Turner - April 14, 2014 - 11:42 AM

Terrific belts!

Justin Hwang - April 14, 2014 - 11:42 AM

Sage Bonefish Belt!

Andy M - April 14, 2014 - 11:44 AM

Would love any SB belt

john tracey - April 14, 2014 - 11:45 AM

I’m partial to flying pigs!

Dane Knudsen - April 14, 2014 - 11:46 AM

Love the Braves one! #choparmstrong

Joseph Budd - April 14, 2014 - 11:47 AM

Love the belts! PSU all day!

Jennifer Vire - April 14, 2014 - 11:48 AM

I absolutely love these belts for my husband!!!!

Matt - April 14, 2014 - 11:50 AM

I would snag that KA belt. Wheat barley!

Trudy Howard - April 14, 2014 - 11:51 AM

Spring is in the air!

Page - April 14, 2014 - 11:51 AM

LOVE these belts!

Fritz - April 14, 2014 - 11:53 AM

Bonefish

Caleb Rogers - April 14, 2014 - 11:54 AM

S&B belts all the way.

Tyler Barden - April 14, 2014 - 11:57 AM

Would love to win one of these. Awesome belts.

Bill Weibley - April 14, 2014 - 12:05 PM

Hope I can win, am looking for the Palmetto tree belt.

Jordan Armentrout - April 14, 2014 - 12:18 PM

Love these belts! Hope I win!

Scott Tremoulis - April 14, 2014 - 12:21 PM

Golf Course belt is as good as mine!

Matthew Gilliland - April 14, 2014 - 12:27 PM

Spring is back and S & B belts are on!

Cory - April 14, 2014 - 12:28 PM

Would love a new belt

Blake Durham - April 14, 2014 - 12:32 PM

I want to win! I’ve got the bonefish so maybe the billfish belt.

Tory - April 14, 2014 - 12:36 PM

Pig Heaven

Tory Lenzo - April 14, 2014 - 12:36 PM

PKA

Will - April 14, 2014 - 12:37 PM

I would love a ski tricks belt!!!

Edward G. - April 14, 2014 - 12:45 PM

Striped Anchor belt, please!

Tommy - April 14, 2014 - 12:53 PM

The sailboats in Khaki of course.

Adam West - April 14, 2014 - 12:54 PM

That Braves belt would be awesome, or something to get me ready for gamedays in Knoxville in the fall.

Chris W. - April 14, 2014 - 12:55 PM

Bourbon belt for me!

Taylor Stone - April 14, 2014 - 12:55 PM

Awesome giveaway you guys!

Billy - April 14, 2014 - 12:55 PM

I’d love the golf course belt.

Cameron Stanfill - April 14, 2014 - 12:55 PM

Frank nine, for sure!

Bill Young - April 14, 2014 - 1:05 PM

The blue palmetto tree (SC state flag). Of those shown…the bourbon bottles.

Elizabeth Edwards - April 14, 2014 - 1:08 PM

Would love the Sage bonefish belt for my son. He loves your belts.

DH - April 14, 2014 - 1:13 PM

Yessir. Thanks RCS & SB

Peter - April 14, 2014 - 1:14 PM

I’m with you on the sage bonefish. That belt rocks!

Greg - April 14, 2014 - 1:19 PM

I’m torn between American Flag and UGA.

Jamie S. - April 14, 2014 - 1:23 PM

My husband would love the KA belt! I also like RCS and S&B on facebook =)

DPP - April 14, 2014 - 1:30 PM

Thanks! Would love the opportunity.

Lindsay C. - April 14, 2014 - 1:46 PM

It’s not in the picture above, but I’d love the Striped Anchor Needlepoint Belt.

Thanks for the opportunity, Jay. Congrats to you and the missus.

Layne Saliba - April 14, 2014 - 1:52 PM

Although it’s hard to choose, I’d love to have that Braves needlepoint belt! Great products!

Gabe Mathews - April 14, 2014 - 2:01 PM

I would love the tennis needlepoint belt

Clevo - April 14, 2014 - 2:02 PM

the striped anchor belt for me

Jordan Hunt - April 14, 2014 - 2:23 PM

A Georgia Tech one if you got it. Go Jackets!

Brad - April 14, 2014 - 2:38 PM

Clemson all day.

Hudson W. - April 14, 2014 - 2:40 PM

I’d go with the Georgia G’s

Ted - April 14, 2014 - 2:50 PM

Thanks for all you do.

Ian M. Lindsey - April 14, 2014 - 3:26 PM

Amazing belts. I would definitely go with the golf belt. 2nd place would be SEC for football season!

Lindsay - April 14, 2014 - 3:45 PM

Love the Rainbow Fleet belt!

Chris Parnell - April 14, 2014 - 3:57 PM

This could definitely make spring a whole lot better. GO BRAVES

Virginia - April 14, 2014 - 4:20 PM

Love these belts!

Woody - April 14, 2014 - 4:37 PM

Well, I guess a lot us have the same tastes…bourbon bottles

Alex W - April 14, 2014 - 4:52 PM

I would love to win the flying pigs belt shits dope

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Tom - April 14, 2014 - 5:02 PM

I’d have to take the Braves belt. Can’t stop the chop!

Seth - April 14, 2014 - 5:07 PM

I could use a new S&B belt!

Anthony - April 14, 2014 - 5:11 PM

Hope I win

Bud - April 14, 2014 - 5:59 PM

Go SEC

LB - April 14, 2014 - 6:10 PM

Gingham please

Austin - April 14, 2014 - 7:08 PM

USA or bama for sure.

Doug M - April 14, 2014 - 7:24 PM

There’s nothing better than Smathers & Branson belts in the spring and summer.

Joey - April 14, 2014 - 7:34 PM

Caddyshack. Gotta continue the masters buzz

Gardner - April 14, 2014 - 7:45 PM

Dark n’ Stormy

Charlotte - April 14, 2014 - 9:30 PM

I would love to win! My brother has a few things S&B, and I have given some as gifts to much acclaim. Great products!

Colin - April 14, 2014 - 10:04 PM

Field Hunter for sure

Tara - April 14, 2014 - 10:16 PM

Would love to win the golf belt for my father…he needs a trendy new belt to wear on the golf course!

Ashtin - April 14, 2014 - 10:24 PM

Love everything Smathers & Branson!

Nate - April 14, 2014 - 10:26 PM

Love the Naval Academy belt

Matt - April 14, 2014 - 10:41 PM

Would love to grab the largemouth bass belt!

Michael - April 14, 2014 - 11:17 PM

Looks awesome!

Mike - April 14, 2014 - 11:18 PM

Would be sweet to win one of these bad boys

Melissa Brown - April 14, 2014 - 11:18 PM

Love the Red Duck Hunting belt

Thomas Huckabee - April 14, 2014 - 11:59 PM

Love some smathers and branson

Fish - April 15, 2014 - 12:31 AM

How about a leftover (if there are any) belt from Augusta Nat’l !

Dustin - April 15, 2014 - 2:07 AM

They all look awesome..

Sonal - April 15, 2014 - 2:07 AM

I want one!

Nolan Davis - April 15, 2014 - 2:36 AM

Need to win this!!!

Conor - April 15, 2014 - 7:28 AM

It would have to be the SEC Belt….no question

JP - April 15, 2014 - 8:14 AM

Cool contest!

JP - April 15, 2014 - 8:15 AM

When pigs fly…

Chris - April 15, 2014 - 8:35 AM

I would love the pins and clubs belt or the golf course belt.

Ned - April 15, 2014 - 9:23 AM

I would be torn between the Pins and Clubs golf belt and the Braves belt.

Steve - April 15, 2014 - 9:25 AM

Great giveaway!

Jeff - April 15, 2014 - 9:39 AM

Only one!? I’d have to go with either the Field Hunter or Bird Dog belt.

Alex - April 15, 2014 - 9:49 AM

I have a S&B wallet going on 4 years now and it still looks great. I’m a big fan of the comapny and would love a belt!

Ryan - April 15, 2014 - 10:06 AM

Would love to have either the Auburn or SEC belt.

Ginger Johnston - April 15, 2014 - 10:07 AM

Braves, duh!

Drew Tice - April 15, 2014 - 10:50 AM

Definitely the orange and white checkerboard! Go vols!

Dixon Wright - April 15, 2014 - 11:01 AM

I could use the Braves belt for trips to the Ted.

Chris Meadows - April 15, 2014 - 11:10 AM

Can never have too many of these.

Chris Meadows - April 15, 2014 - 11:11 AM

I would have to go with the signal flag belt.

Tom - April 15, 2014 - 11:13 AM

I need a new belt

Joe - April 15, 2014 - 11:15 AM

Uhhh..Murica!

Jordan - April 15, 2014 - 11:30 AM

Huge S&B fan. Would love the Black Lab belt to celebrate my new black lab puppy.
Tweeted @AndyJGrier

Ben - April 15, 2014 - 11:51 AM

Need a new belt!

Ben - April 15, 2014 - 11:59 AM

Need a new needlepoint belt!

James B. - April 15, 2014 - 12:14 PM

Golden Retriever belt!

Scott - April 15, 2014 - 1:21 PM

jolly roger

Tyler Bankhead - April 15, 2014 - 2:35 PM

The bird dog belt is fantastic

John Heil - April 15, 2014 - 2:42 PM

hit me up

Mark Lehman - April 15, 2014 - 3:58 PM

Bonefish size 36 please

Kyle - April 15, 2014 - 7:46 PM

The caddy shack belt. It’s so unique. And a great way to be close to the course even if you can get out to play

Travis - April 15, 2014 - 8:16 PM

Man, even if I did win I’m so torn between the whales, the Jolly Rogers (black) and the Flask one I dont even know which one I’d choose.

Austin - April 15, 2014 - 9:04 PM

Would love to add another S&B belt to the collection!

adam - April 15, 2014 - 9:19 PM

Let’s go

Carson Daniels - April 15, 2014 - 10:14 PM

Braves belt

PAUL NORFLEET - April 16, 2014 - 8:46 AM

The “Flying Pigs” ….the “Flying Pig” marathon in Cincinnati ,Ohio.

Grant - April 16, 2014 - 11:39 AM

Would be a great, late birthday present! I’d choose the Flying Pigs Needlepoint Belt

Preston M - April 16, 2014 - 12:58 PM

I really want the bow tie belt

Joe - April 16, 2014 - 1:25 PM

Great belts, would be awesome to win!

Pinto - April 16, 2014 - 3:03 PM

in

Andrew Hope - April 16, 2014 - 5:15 PM

I would love to enter.

Johnny - April 16, 2014 - 9:16 PM

The red bonefish belt is great. I need that in my collection.

Janette Stone - April 17, 2014 - 9:19 AM

Love these belts! :)

Suze - April 17, 2014 - 9:51 AM

My fiance would love the baseball needlepoint belt (maybe a wedding gift?), although I have a personal crush on that Christmas sweater one!

speas - April 17, 2014 - 10:20 AM

birddog for me, thanks

Alexander Bryan - April 17, 2014 - 12:19 PM

SEC logo belt is awesome!

Bill - April 17, 2014 - 5:01 PM

This Kentucky boy living in England would take damn near any one of these as a reminder of God’s Country. I’ll go with Billfish or Jockey Silks.

John - April 18, 2014 - 8:36 AM

Looks like it could be a Caddyshack kind of weekend. TGIF ALL!

Charlie Ramsay - April 18, 2014 - 10:15 AM

awesome!!

welshrabbit - April 18, 2014 - 12:27 PM

definitely the bone fish

Zachary Hays - April 18, 2014 - 4:33 PM

The gold Florida State belt would go perfect with my garnet P&B pants.

Will Daniel - April 18, 2014 - 5:12 PM

Yes sir. Field Hunter or Shotgun and Shell for me.

Sam Gowen - April 19, 2014 - 3:47 PM

I love a good belt. I need one too

Patrick Buffum - April 19, 2014 - 7:30 PM

If I won I would prefer the North Carolina flag belt.

Harrison - April 19, 2014 - 8:08 PM

Can’t go wrong with the sailboats belt

Will Stone - April 20, 2014 - 10:21 AM

Best belts out there!

Sean - April 20, 2014 - 9:29 PM

Count me in

Yes, More Masters Stuff: My Trip to Augusta, My Stuff, and My Green Jacket

There has been a pretty consistent theme this week: The Masters.  I was lucky enough to score a pass for Wednesday, and really enjoyed it.  Each time I head over for a round, it’s like experiencing the beauty of Augusta National for the first time.  I get giddy.  The place is what I would consider […]

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JC Campbell - April 11, 2014 - 8:48 AM

You just made me miss Ludens! Damn!

Kyle - April 11, 2014 - 9:18 AM

damn good post there sir

Seth - April 11, 2014 - 10:22 AM

Nice post. I enjoy seeing photos that people take when visiting Augusta National.

BEN - April 11, 2014 - 12:09 PM

Nice haul….I had a buddy pick up the green needlepoint belt for me.

MPR - April 11, 2014 - 2:42 PM

Alot of respect for the fact that they keep the food prices in a normal range. It would be easy for them to charge 4 to 5 times as much as they do for that stuff.

Bricktop - April 12, 2014 - 8:57 AM

I was there on Wednesday also, a stunningly nice day. I hope you had one of the Georgia Peach Ice Cream Sandwiches though. There aren’t many better uses of $2.

Matt - April 12, 2014 - 1:04 PM

Awesome post. Masters gear giveaway maybe?

Xan - April 15, 2014 - 4:02 PM

Great to read through your adventures at the Master’s, can’t imagine the experience of being there. Hope all is well with you!