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100 Days of Ties: Day 68: Working with local photographers and the fine folks at Rugby Ralph Lauren

Tie and Oxford - Rugby Ralph Lauren

Some time ago, my friends at Rugby Ralph Lauren reached out expressing their like of the 100 Days project that I started, well, 68 (work) days ago. They sent me their new Newbury tartan tie and a svelte oxford. Sharp steeze if I do say so myself. I highly recommend you check the ties over at Rugby as well as the rest of their gear. As you should know by now after many times repeating the sentiment, I don’t blindly endorse brands/products/etc. I have to be hands on. With Rugby, I have been, owning a number of items from their past collections.

Thanks again to the fine feathered folks at Rugby as well as Danny and Nina, the magiciians behind the lens at From The Hip Photo. Read the rest of how this all went down on the Rugby blog.



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Knirps Duomatic Tartan Umbrella

knirpsThis morning, when it was still dark and I was up WAAAAAY too early, my classy cohort, Ed the Gent, requested I find an umbrella suitable for not only my needs, but for the needs of those urbanites in Gotham. Well, I ended up falling back asleep (which was my saving grace for the rest of the day), and sort of forget…until now! Started at Muji. Same ol’d same ol’. A few other sites yielded a yawnfest until I came across the Duomatic Tartan Umbrella ($45) by Knirps. All the way from Germany, my friend. Get one. It’s gonna rain, ya know…