What I Wore Today: Bi-Coastal Tailoring

February 24th, 2015

What I Wore Today” is about real guys in their real clothes. This week I’m tapping two guys that I think always consistently bring their A-game.

“Bi-Coastal Tailoring”

Use the comments section below to share thoughts on your favorite outfit.

Dan

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It’s a gloomy “winter” day in downtown LA. I’m taking this opportunity to break out a mustard yellow hemp/wool/cashmere jacket, a forest green donegal tweed waistcoat, a brown gingham shirt, a taupe suit trouser, and a chocolate suede tassel slipper.

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I’m all about soft-shouldered seasonal tailoring and I love hand-finished details, like the pic stitching down the outseam of these Angel Bespoke trousers.

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Brown Gingham Shirt

Wes

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Wes always looks sharp and often proves that in menswear less is more.

Today he’s putting his own spin on the color mustard, in the form of a trim wool turtleneck under a mean double-breasted bespoke suit. Extra points for the tortoise buttons and the Italian-made wingtips. Well played, player.

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  • Mustard turtleneck by Uniqlo ·
  • Pocket Square Vintage ·
  • Brown leather wingtip brogues by Scarpe di Bianco
  • · Blue Double Breasted Suit

Essential Worsted Suit in Light Navy

Angel & Faith

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In my opinion, Angel Ramos is one of the best-dressed guys in the business. Everybody can take cues from his “sprezzy”, comfortably-tailored style, even his beautiful wife Faith who can sometimes be seen borrowing his signature cashmere overcoats.

To beat the serious cold in NYC Angel uses a fur felt fedora, a genuine alpaca overcoat, a tweed/cashmere windowpane sportcoat, a heavy broadcloth shirt, a pure cashmere tie, a grey flannel trouser, and an insulated leather alpine boot.

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In menswear circles Angel is well known for his specific brand of bespoke tailoring, which typically involves a vary tasteful blend of textures and colors.

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You won’t see too many coats that have this level of detail, in this lush of a fabric.

It takes a real artisan to work with this stuff. That’s pure alpaca!

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Thanks, as always, for reading.

Yours in style,

Dan Trepanier

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