When the temperatures drop from their sweaty heights and the warm hues of fall foliage emerge, the driving experience changes — it’s time for windows-down scenic cruising. Bring along the appropriate warm garb (plus a few other essentials) and you’ll have mastered the fall drive.
Garb for the Green on Eighteen
Walking the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble Beach with all manner of beautiful automobiles at your fingertips calls for some dressy duds and proper accessories. It’s far more than just a car show; it’s an automotive cultural event like no other, and just about everyone comes decked out to the nines. But it’s also no time to break out the tuxedo. Hence, this simple, handsome kit.
Coming up Short(s)
It’s important to keep your closet stocked with a few pairs of stylish, proper-length shorts that show off a little leg, look respectable and keep you comfortable when it’s hot. These twelve pairs will look as great with a t-shirt as they will with a button-up Oxford.
Keep the revs high
One of the best ways to enjoy a summer weekend is a top-down road trip out of town. Pick up a fun roadster like an Alfa Romeo Spider (preferably in rosso corsa) for just these occasions.
Brooks Brothers Red Fleece Collection Brooks Brothers’ newest line, hoping to continue the success of the Black and Golden Fleece collections, adds a youthful spin to the brand’s classic prep look. Trimmer lines and brighter patterns’ll make you stand out at dad’s next country club dinner. brooksbrothers.com Fairphone Attention morally troubled: the Fairphone’s manufacturing process…
Look Good Either Way
Navigating the murky waters of dress code lingo can paralyze even the brightest of men. Phrases like “dressy-casual”, “semi-formal”, or “black tie-optional” just seem purposely engineered for confusion and panic. Erring on the side of being over dressed is always the safe bet over going the under dressed route, but owning a few versatile pieces…
Thanks to capitalism, competing entities rarely team up. Coke and Pepsi won’t be making Copsi anytime soon, and Honda and Toyota will not be bringing us an Camcord. Luckily for our benefit though, two titans of American clothing have bucked the rule and teamed together (2010 Miami Heat style) to bring us something truly spectacular….
Summer style upgrades don’t have to cost you. Heck, even GQ has 25 upgrades for $25 or less. Being watch fanatics, we keep an eye out for strap options (see: this, this, or this), and these Brooks Brothers Stripe Watchbands ($14) provide a well priced instant upgrade. Made of nylon in 5 color variations with…
Two for One
These may scream “death by prep” but guys who enjoy wearing the occasional bow tie whilst schmoozing in harbos will like Social Primer and Brooks Brothers collaboration. Eight different ties make up this collection and each feature two distinct patterns made from the vintage fabrics sourced in Long Island City where Brooks Brother’s other tie…
You Can Thank Us for the Grunt Work Later
Based on all the fall wardrobe question’s we’ve been receiving from you lately, we came to the conclusion a fall roundup was in order. Done and done. In this Gear Patrol Roundup, we’ve taken the time to scour some of our favorite men’s brands (high and low), for unique, sharp, and warm sweaters that’ll match…