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Mount up

Snap judgements are being made upon you the moment people lay eyes on you. Do you want to be Boss or Bro? There will always be one guy making the argument, “Well look at so and so millionaire/actor! They dress like shit and are drowning in it.”

Well guess what bro? You’re not fucking them and until you are, you can’t just be some geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the steel if you know what I mean.
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Let’s leave you with a bit of wisdom to help you start this week off right.

 

Summer flare

Typically San Diego is a little too hot for this type of look during a summer day. Bro is killing it though with that watch and bracelet.

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It’s hard to go wrong with a blue button up and white/stone colored pants during the summer.  It will put your miles ahead of the guys pimping their cargo shorts, soda logo t-shirts, and flip flops.

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The other Aviators

Another great sale from Massdrop. American Optical pilot Sunglasses that are allow you customize to your liking. From frame/lens color to the style of the temple.

American Optic Pilot Sunglasses – $39.99

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American Optical have been around a long time making some pretty kick ass sunglasses.

It was in 1958 that the Flight Goggle 58, now known as the Original Pilot Sunglass was produced for the US military to provide pilots with maximum protection, optical performance and comfort.  Right to  the present time, the Original Pilot is still being manufactured in the AO complex in Southbridge, Massachusetts.

 In fact the Original Pilot Sunglass was honored to be the first ever sunglass to land on the moon worn by Commander Neil Armstrong and the crew of Apollo 11 in 1969.  It now resides on permanent display in the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.

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The Pocket Square

There’s nothing like a crisp fitted suit on a bro that knows how to bring it. However, what makes or break the suit to me is the little details that you add to it like patterns, the tie, and a pocket square. If you’re not flossing the pocket square when you go out you might as well have just gone out in sweat pants.

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When wearing a pocket square I don’t like to go with a matching tie, shirt, and pocket square combo. That shit is amateur hour. I like the square to add a little pop of color that contrasts with the other colors I’m wearing.

Pop pop mothafucker!

Bring the bling

To me good style is built upon certain foundations. The fit, color contrast, and accessories. If you get these three right even the typical blue shirt and khaki pants office drone look can be stylish.

 The Uniform

One key accessory that I think is overlooked by most gents is socks.

Pop pop mothafucker!

I’ll assume most of you just don’t wear white socks. No matter what type of environment you’re in your socks is a great way to inject some personality into your outfit. When I see some cool socks showing on a bro I equate it to when a girl is wearing a great set of underwear with matching garter belt. It’s the little details like this that matter bro. It separates you from the chumps.

Bling!

If you live close to a Nordstrom Rack you can get some great deals there. If you don’t then check out Happy Socks. It’s a bit pricey on that site vs Nordstrom Rack where they sell for $5.00.

Bros’ in the wild

Bros  in the wildI feel bad picking on these bros on the ends because they are clearly better dressed then 90% of San Diego men. However in the world of “Don’t be that bro” they dress like crap.

Wearing a tie without a vest, sweater, or jacket of some sort looks like you’re going to attend a high school prom. Check out the guy in the vest. Just one more article of clothing and he looks so much put together then the rest.

If you don’t like wearing suits or blazers then a vest is a great middle ground between suited up and douche bag.

Check out this bro. By no means is he as “dressed up” as the guys above, but without a doubt, he looks like girls actually want to be seen with him.

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J.Crew wants your money

Looks like they upped the ante and are now at 40% off all sale items and 30% off full priced. It’s rare that I see J Crew throwing around these kinds of sales.

You can now get the brown blazer I spoke off yesterday for a fantastic price. I’ve got quite a few of their sportcoat’s and have nothing but great things to say about them. Great fit off the rack with a nice trim silhouette.

Ludlow Sport Coat $328.00  $279.00   $167.99 @ 40% off with code – GIFTNOW

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The Brown Blazer

If you love wearing jeans but still want to dress up a bit the brown blazer is the way to go. IIt’s highly versatile and will go great with everything. When picking out a blazer to wear with jeans find one with a good texture and subtle pattern.

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Don’t be these bros!

I love San Diego but it breeds a casual laziness in the way people dress. These guys obviously made a conscience decision to dress the way they did.

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Now contrast the way the guys above are dressed with this bro below. It’s basically the same thing but completely different. I feel like the way your clothes fit play a huge role in your overall appearance. Most guys wear a their shit way to big and baggy. It looks like hand me downs from their big brother.

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Now for you guys who think that you need to be skinny to dress well check out this bro.

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