What I Wore Today: The TSBmen Team (NYC/LA)

March 28th, 2014

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2. Dan

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Speaking of 1970s, we hit a vintage wholesale warehouse yesterday and picked up all kinds of goodies – including this burnt orange microsuede jacket with a belted midsection, waist pockets, and funky oversized collar.

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The sleeves are a little short (as is often the case with Vintage, since we usually buy a size down to fit the body) but I wear this type of slim-fit jacket as a casual alternative to a blazer (great for the West Coast) so I like showing my typical 3/4″+ of shirt cuff.

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Everything in this look was bought vintage or second-hand, except for the shirt. These old ripped up & stained Levis have been my go-to jean lately… More on that later.

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  • A. M.

    Towni is back.

  • Al Bizzy

    Gotta hand it to Dan. I can always appreciate the effort to introduce something different. Micro suede? dope.

  • Dave P

    It’s Dan for me. I saw the photo and loved it, and ended up thinking about it again this morning (not in a weird way). I think it is the effortless way that Dan wears the hat, and the colour combination that does it for me. Excellent work.

  • http://unseenflirtspoetry.wordpress.com Unseen Flirtations

    Does Wes’ look come with a hidden switchblade? Because if it does, I’m voting for it. #edge

  • Jakob

    Wes, So simple, so good.

  • Changingman

    I see a lot of comments on Dan’s jeans and dad jeans in general. Growing up in the 80′s and 90′s that shade and color was the norm. I was heavy into the punk and metal scenes , and thats all you saw. Nobody wore dark wash back then. Tight , faded, levis 501, band tshirt and leather jacket. Thats what us cool kids wore ;) i actually hated dark wash jeans and couldnt wait for them to fade.
    Of course now , all I wear is dark wash 511′s and I like them. The color feels natural on me. They match with any button up I wear. Funny how that happens.

    • Daniel

      I like that this came from someone with the moniker “Changingman”

  • Changingman

    I voted for Alex because he always has the best wool shackets.

  • LouCaves

    Alex. That’s it. I’m done.

    Thanks, TSB.

  • Ian

    Gotta go with Dan. That jacket is way cool!

  • http://www.TSBmen.com/ Dan Trepanier

    hahaha that’s cold.

  • mligon

    Overall, I vote for Dan. I’m not much a hat guy though. As to the jeans, I like ‘em and the fit is decent but that stain (what is it, blood?) continues to bug me.

    Ps. Townie, I hope you are a bike helmet wearer.

    • http://www.TSBmen.com/ Dan Trepanier

      Looks more like rust to me, I think.

      Towni’s flow is way to good to hide behind a helmet :)

      • Kyle

        And Dan’s second sentence there may be the dumbest thing ever stated on here.

  • Jeanscuffed

    I think Towni took this one for me. His aesthetics were spot on and color combo were at a minimum but it was the way they blended together. I also like the way his shoes age so beautifully. Plus, like he said, the bike is a nice accessory lol (even though we’re judging outfits here).

    Alex’s link to his work made me respect his photography SO much more. I looked through the gallery and was blown away. Great work you do Alex!

    • http://tsbmen.com/ Alex Crawford

      Thanks so much!

  • http://tsbmen.com/ Alex Crawford

    Hahahaha

    • Miguel

      Those are the Dad’s jeans.

  • ft_tony

    West side wins today!!! Both looks had the low key dapper style…. And Antlier is a really good look

    • http://tsbmen.com/ Alex Crawford

      Thanks!

      • Jorge B.

        I’m really digging it, I’ll have to get that gold deer skull ASAP. Great work Alex!

  • Miguel

    Had to go with Alex today, a nice mix of clothing and materials.

  • PG Roadhouse

    “What coast your on” should be you’re. If you guys need/want a copy editor I do good work. Not an attempt at snark, just throwing it out there.

    Everyone’s solid this week but Towni kills it with the full on bespoke. I also dig Alex’s cattle baron aesthetic, it’s a bit closer to my own.

    • http://www.TSBmen.com/ Dan Trepanier

      Fixed. Good catch.

  • Juan

    To me it’s a no contest this time around, Dan’s color palette takes the crown. Loving the orange jacket (thinking of getting a waterproofed one for the upcoming April showers), great find!

    Also loving the jeans, first time I see someone wearing 501s on their actual waist line (even on Levi’s website the model wear them 3 inches below their belly button, which is ridiculous), and they look awesome. And was that hat also thrifted? As I said, no contest!

    Also, Alex, I just wanted to say I checked out your website and wow, amazing stuff, brother! Plus, not a lot of men have the cojones to go hunt puma in my birthland. I’ve taken my dogos to hunt plenty of wild boar as a kid but never puma, I’m impressed man!

    • http://tsbmen.com/ Alex Crawford

      Haha, thanks Juan.

    • http://www.TSBmen.com/ Dan Trepanier

      Thanks brother. We have a piece coming up later this Spring on color rain coats too. And yes to the hat being thrifted.

      Alex kills EVERYTHING.

  • John B

    Dan looks cool, but I have to go with Towni

  • TO

    Dan ftw- one of the coolest ‘windbreakers’ I’ve seen. Everybody has a unique flavor today, Towni really nails the classic look for ex.

  • Daniel

    How is Wes not winning this?

    • cam

      Bc Towni entered the race today

      • http://www.TSBmen.com/ Dan Trepanier

        Towni always gets the #groupielove

        • cam

          Was I just called a groupie?

    • http://www.tsbmen.com/ Westley Dimagiba

      bc Towni is bespoke out and that photo I took of him is MONEY

      • http://tsbmen.com/ Alex Crawford

        Yes it is.

      • Sabir M. Peele

        Wes,

        Voted for you homie!!!

        - Sabir

        • http://www.tsbmen.com/ Westley Dimagiba

          good looks!

      • http://www.TSBmen.com/ Dan Trepanier

        All about the photo quality. Nice job Wes.

  • AFH

    Alex for the win here. The wool shacket is tasty and the outfit perfectly put together.

    Pedantic critique:

    Towni – the jumbo peak lapels to me just don’t work with the outfit, not feeling the shirt collar either.

    Dan – not much wrong here really. That being said, I’m not much feeling the Dad jeans trend – it feels like fashion and not style to me. A pair of washed jeans for spring/autumn is one thing, but this is just too close to affectation for my personal taste. I dig the jacket though – Zara had something similar last Summer and I almost bought it in sale but the quality wasn’t quite there. Wear that in October with selvedge and I’ll vote for you.

    Wes – Not much wrong here either, but he’s demonstrating a very solid ‘B’ game – which is completely fine by me in a real world context, but perhaps not truly in the spirit of things.

  • Ali Naaseh

    Wes, are those jeans 484?

    • http://www.tsbmen.com/ Westley Dimagiba

      yessir

  • AFH

    Spelling Police to Line 1!