Category Archives: Budget Picks

Budget Picks: End of Season

A few end of season sale items as well as a couple go-to surplus dandies. Shirt: $40 – Gitman Bros. at Sierra Trading Post Jacket: $90 – Vassan from Penfield Jeans: $69 – Selvage straight fit from Gap Sweat: $49 – Half-zip hoodie from J.Crew Belt: $2 – Military Web from SOTS Pack: $14 – [...]
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Off the Hanger: Gump

Really solid styling in this movie. Re-watch just for the consistent look Forrest keeps from leg brace days to telling bench stories. Also reminded me of the amount of CG work that was added to the film (looks dated now) but I think blazed the trail of thinking for its integration into all genres. Shirt [...]
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Off the Hanger: Budget Western

Shirt – $21 Tee – $16 Belt – $10 Buckle – Mine, flea, $3 Jeans – $10 (seriously, give these the 6 month, wear every day, no-wash APC treatment and they’ll turn out dandy) Vest – $40 Boots – $100 Gloves – $11
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Off the Hanger: Budget Back to Work

I think probably a lot of people are in Dave’s shoes these days (or lack of shoes maybe). After taking a recession job sojourn, they’re ready to head back to the workforce and are looking for an inexpensive back to work uniform. Shirt – $30 Jacket – $150 via SC Sterling Tie Bar – $20 [...]
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Hi/Lo – Simplify

Lately I’ve been looking for pieces that are basic, simple colors, simple fabrics, etc. without being dull as dirt. Goes back to that age old discussion about fashion, just because designers have all the tools in the basket, doesn’t mean they have to use them. Sweater- Hi: $196/Lo: $130 Henley- Hi: $45/Lo: $30 Belt- Hi: [...]
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Hi/Lo: Weekend

Hat Hi – Magaschoni Lo – Urbn Shirt Jac Hi – Crescent Down Works Lo – LLBean Shirt Hi – FlatHead Lo – Key Pants Hi – Bill’s Lo – Dickies Mocs Hi – Orvis Lo – Minnetonka Wallet Hi – Billy Kirk (do you think they still have that jackalope emboss around? If so, [...]
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Hi/Lo: Mountain Town

Jacket Hi – Northface Red Point Lo – Mont-Bell Shirt Hi – Ironheart Lo – Salt Valley Jeans Hi – Wrangler Blue Bell Lo – Wrangler Original Shoes Hi – Birkenstock Special Edition Lo – Birkenstock Classic Pack Hi – Hobo Lo – Jansport Heritage
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