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downloadI was in Silicon Valley and with a lot of senior, grown-up people, not the Millennials. I was out there for a couple of days and it just struck me that they didn’t see it, but they all dressed exactly alike – they all wear jeans, they all wear navy blazers, they all wear shirts without ties. If you’re a multi-million-dollar-a-year Silicon Valley executive, you dress like a civilian because you’re wearing jeans, but you’re wearing $2,000 brown Italian shoes … that’s how you express your individuality. 

Leslie H. Wexner, CEO L Brands.

This quote is from an interview Mr. Wexner did with WWD, June 2016.

Jeans? How depressing. At least the older guys are wearing blazers – I bet the younger ones are not. Still, it’s a look that, for me, does not inspire any confidence and I certainly don’t find it attractive. I like an executive to look like an executive, not a “civilian.” I know that suits these days are dated, but there must be some way to balance a professional look with modern lifestyles. But really, at the office no sneakers! No jeans! Please guys, dress like a grown-up, not like your ten-year-old son.

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Pocket Square

It doesn’t have to be perfect, it just has to be there.

Roberto Isola speaking about the all important pocket square at the Art Deco Society of California’s recent lecture on men’s vintage fashions. Roberto and his wife, Jula, are experts in vintage fashions and run their own business, City Vintage Clothing.

From their studio in South San Francisco, the Isolas work with men and women to create vintage ensembles for parties, weddings, and various period events, including the upcoming ADSC’s Gatsby Summer Afternoon.

Thanks, Roberto for doing your part to help our fellas look their best.

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