Outfit of the Day – July 2

view full image Tuesday's Outfit - a white cotton button-down shirt with Herringbone weave, silk hand-painted neck tie with peacock motif, black and yellow micro-check 3 x 6 cotton waistcoat, black silk jacket and a oxblood silk pocketsquare. Related articles Outfit of the Day - June 8 (kingpinchic.com) Outfit of the Day - June 6 …

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Outfit of the Day – June 21

view full image Friday's outfit - a white cotton button-down shirt with button-down collar, silk oxblood ascot, double-breasted linen waistcoat with peaked lapels in khaki check, tan silk jacket with large check and an azure silk pocketsquare. Related articles Outfit of the Day - May 29 (kingpinchic.com) Outfit of the Day - June 4 (kingpinchic.com) …

Kingpin’s Lady Pins – Inaugural Pin Up Pastel Supernova as Carmen

Welcome to the first in a continuing series of Vargas inspired pin ups produced by Kingpin's Hideaway. Pastel Supernova graces us with her rendition of the wild and cigar-smoking Carmen. She also has on display a gorgeous silk crêpe piano shawl in deep royal purple with a wide border of silk velvet. The piano shawl …

Handkerchiefs 101 – The Pocket Square

Most likely invented by Richard II, the last Plantagenet King of England, the handkerchief has become one of the 'must haves' for any fully dressed gentleman. Also called a pocket square, the handkerchief started as a small, thin piece of cloth hemmed at the edges and carried on the person to use for all many …

Gentlemen’s Cravats – The Bow Tie: A Brief History

The innovation of the cravat allowed for it to develop into several variations of gentlemens neck ties that became distinct types of cravats over time. One of the most familiar is the bow tie. This stylized cravat has come to define a gentleman in every aspect and is, perhaps, the single piece of apparel that …