Monday, 11 August 2014

Blue and green should never be...WHAT?!?!

After a few glasses of wine last night while watching a creepy movie and listening to a storm thrash and crash it's way across my town, I thought I'd awake today bleary eyed and groggy, but I woke bright eyed and bushy tailed. Weird! Creepy movies, storms and wine are clearly a recipe for a good nights sleep. Note to self: must get more of all of the aforementioned items!

Today's look started with this blue and green club style tie which was sent to me by Southern Gents. There were a few awesome goodies in the box that plopped itself on my doorstep late last week and I'll be showing you all of them in my daily outfits as well as conducting a full product review for them on the blog soon, so watch this space! 

Keep this to yourselves but the guys at Southern Gents have also put up some great prizes for the next #ThatDapperChap Instagram contest, but that's just between you and me right. Shhhhhhh🙊

So armed with the tie (which just happens to be in my favorite colour way) I dragged out this green and blue gingham shirt and green cordoury waistcoat. The weather has broken thanks to the storm so it was a little cooler today, allowing me to layer a little.

To keep the look light I chose this unlined summer cotton blazer and a pair of chinos. With a blue flower lapel pin and a camoflage pocket round, also from Southern Gents. I grabbed my sandwiches, stuffed them in my bag with an apple and my notebook and off I went.

It was a good Monday, as Mondays go, and I managed to get a lot off my To Do list, so all in all a good day. I hope yours was too.

Brown leather brogues: John Rocha
Cashmere striped socks: Moss
Chinos: Next
Blue and green gingham shirt: GAP
Green cordoury waistcoat: Topman
Summer cotton blazer: Jasper Conran
Club tie: Southern Gents
Camo Pocket round: Southern Gents
Lapel flower: Bespoke Unit
Briefcase: John Rocha
Watch: Vintage gold Longines


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