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Casual: All Black

post_trell_121414_01post_trell_121414_03post_trell_121414_06post_trell_121414_05post_trell_121414_04Top Coat: Thrift store | Jeans: H&M |
Sweater: Urban Outfitters | Hat: Brixton |
Shoes: Cole Haan | Bag: Thrift store

For the millions of Americans that utilize the public transportation system on a regular basis, preparing for a long trip can be more difficult than it appears. If you don’t believe us, just ask around. Most people would agree that the preparation process for any trip can be even more challenging than the trip itself.

When traveling, you should think about comfort and style. Now, that doesn’t mean wear your oldest Wal-Mart sweats and t-shirt on the train. Try to throw on something a little more appropriate.

So, if you plan on traveling in the near future and would like to dress accordingly, look no further. Our boy Trell Thomas is here to share one of his most stylish, traveling outfits. For a man that’s never in one place, Trell had this to say about packing and traveling: “The best advice I can give to anyone traveling on public transportation is the same advice I give myself in a lot of situations and that is that, “less is more” . You want to keep your clothing to a minimum for maneuverability and loose for comfort. It makes all the difference when navigating the masses.”

We agree one hundred percent Trell, comfort is the key! Now that you have the basics down, let’s take a few minutes to discuss Trell’s travel attire.

With a full length top coat, over sized sweater, skinny jeans, chelsea boots, and a wide brim fedora, Trell is giving us every bit of life in his all black ensemble.

All Black? Yes, all black!

Similar to the color white, an all black outfit may be a little too high maintenance for the everyday shopper. However, if you live want to look slim, stylish, and mysterious at the time, black is the color for you! Plus, it can be worn with almost anything. According to Trell, “It’s simple yet something about it makes you seem mysterious and complex. I find that I get a lot of second looks and intriguing glances from people.”

Without a doubt, Mr. Thomas knows how to turn a few heads, especially in route to another city. We can’t help but admire a man that loves pushing the style envelope to the next level.

How do you like to dress when traveling? Feel free to share with us below.

Thanks for reading!

Outfits: January 2015

Outfits: January 2015

Choies Gamboge Single Button Longline Woolen Coat: $40
MANGO Reverse Knit Sweate: $30
H&M Imitation leather trousers: $38
Sicily Suede Court Shoe in Black Suede: $36

Men’s Style Mondays




post_brycelennon_010515_05Poncho: Forever 21 | Denim Shirt: H&M |
Skinny Jeans: River Island |
Chelsea Boots: Steve Madden |
Fedora: BELK

One evening while I was satisfying my healthy obsession with on-line shopping, I stumbled across a great scarf on Forever21’s website, the tribal print poncho. Complete with an alternating color pattern, fringed him, and abstract tribal prints, this pull over scarf serves as the perfect layering accessory of the season. Before the item sold out, I quickly grabbed my credit card and mentally prepared myself to make another important shopping investment.

Once the package arrived, it was like Christmas morning all over again. I quickly opened the box and wrapped the poncho around my shoulders in excitement. I couldn’t help but think to myself, “Wow, Bryce! This was such a great purchase.”

Before I got too carried away, I had to decide what to wear underneath the poncho. After a ravaging through my closet for thirty minutes, I went with an old school, western inspired outfit. This look consisted of an old denim button-up from H&M, worn with my favorite black skinny jeans from River Island, black Steve Madden chelsea boots from DSW Shoe Warehouse, and an old black wide brim fedora from BELK.

At first, I was unsure about pairing the denim and burgundy together. Luckily, you can never go wrong with denim and black in general. So, paring it with the burgundy poncho looked better than I expected.

Overall, this poncho was a great purchase. Anyone that is looking for alternative, layering piece should definitely check this one out. You won’t be disappointed.

Is there a “must have” item you want this season? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Casual: Topcoat




post_elijah1_122014_02Topcoat: J.Crew | Chinos: Topman | Sweater: GAP
Button-Up: GAP | Boots: ALDO

In this economy, we have to take in consideration that everyone can’t afford to make purchases at some of the most expensive retail stores. Instead, we are forced to shop for reasonably priced clothes of good quality. So, if you like getting the most bang for your buck, you should get to know our  friend Elijah. A man known for his dapper style and immaculate taste, Elijah can find a deal from a mile away.

Giving us both dressy and casual, Elijah decided to step outside in one of his favorite outerwear essentials, the full length topcoat.

Quick question, what exactly is a topcoat? Think pea coat, but much longer.

Now, a good winter coat can be hard to come by these days, especially if you’re looking in all the wrong places. Needless to say, Elijah purchased this reasonably priced topcoat from J.Crew. A store  known for being a little expensive, J.Crew offers a variety of reasonably priced items on their sale rack. Go check them out!

Finding a coat is one thing, but putting together a great outfit underneath is another. When styling a topcoat, warmth, comfort, and price are the key. Consider a casual option with a sweater, jeans, and boots. That should definitely keep you warm this winter. If you’re feeling a little adventurous, try mixing some sport and street styles together with a sweatshirt, chinos, and sneakers. Also, don’t spend two much money on these garments. you should able to put an entire outfit together for less than $50.

With Elijah’s black overcoat, he decided to layer a denim button-up shirt under a striped sweater. The sweater and button-down combo were dressed it down with a pair of chinos and desert boots. In addition, he had this to say about his outfit, “I like this look personally because its dressy casual. It has so much versatility that comes along with it.  It’s professional enough for the office during the day,, but casual enough to wear to happy hour after work with the office team!”

Yes, Elijah! We love this versatile look as well. Keep up the great work, and we can’t wait to catch up with you again. Make sure you stay out of those expensive stores, and dive into the sale racks.

Thanks for reading!