rakish tilt

Ra–kish adj 1. Nautical Having a trim, streamlined appearance: “We were schooner rigged and rakish, with a long and lissome hull” (John Masefield). 2. Dashingly or sportlingly stylish; jaunty. Probably from Rake (from the raking masts of pirate ships).
—The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, 2000.

“This is a marriage made for divorce,” said Ronald Goodstein, an associate professor of marketing at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

“It’s a marriage of a once-great story that has now become a discount brand, which is Jos. A. Bank, with a brand that is passe, history, which is Eddie Bauer.”

Source: Jos. A. Bank to buy Eddie Bauer in deal worth $825 million

thesuitroom:


Original, original, original. But it was too far gone to take home.

thesuitroom:

Original, original, original. But it was too far gone to take home.

seanhowe:

Tower of Shadows #1. Art by Johnny Craig.

seanhowe:

Tower of Shadows #1. Art by Johnny Craig.

I usually avoid logos, and yellow ties, but I couldn’t resist this one. Besides it was only a dollar at the thrift store so… what the heck.  


Thrift store score. Seven dollars, seven classic ties. Made in the USA or Italy. A few from long lost men’s shops -Mansure & Prettyman and Kingsley Clothiers both out of  Wilmington, DE and Mac Hugh, Inc from NJ and VT.
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Thrift store score. Seven dollars, seven classic ties. Made in the USA or Italy. A few from long lost men’s shops -Mansure & Prettyman and Kingsley Clothiers both out of  Wilmington, DE and Mac Hugh, Inc from NJ and VT.

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thesuitroom:

Pair of gabardine/tweed reversible raglan sleeve coats from Burberry’s London. Found the herringbone two years ago, found the check yesterday.  Both my size.

The reversible mac seems like a versatile idea, until you try and put your arm in a sleeve lined with tweed.