Style Pick of the Week: Faherty Brand Luxe Heather Henley

Faherty Brand

The best henley to wear all winter? Perhaps, yes.

We talk often at The Style Guide about the men’s style essentials you can’t live without, like the best henley for winter. And we talk often about Faherty Brand, the West Coast-based brand that channels California cool with style for the modern man. Those two qualities come together in the Faherty Brand Luxe Heather Henley, a premium winter style upgrade that you’re going to want to wear this weekend — and the one after that, and the one after that. The¬†Faherty Brand Luxe Heather Henley¬†is perhaps unlike any henley you’ve worn before, featuring soft 100 percent heathered cotton in a rich navy color — perfect for pairing up with slim tan chinos, a shawl collar cardigan (also from¬†Faherty Brand, perhaps?) and your favorite leather boots.

SHOP: The Faherty Brand Luxe Heather Henley

It can be difficult — read: extremely difficult — to find a henley that works in casual style situations (like a trip to your favorite brewery) as well as in instances that more dressy. Yet, true to its name, the¬†Faherty Brand Luxe Heather Henley¬†should wear just as well with slim faded jeans and a rugged shirt jacket as it does with a navy cotton blazer to the office this winter. The chambray detailing and heather fabric kick things up a notch in terms of premium quality — would you expect anything less from¬†Faherty Brand? Surely not.

Your author’s favorite color of this premium henley.

And there’s another, much more simple reason you should consider picking up the¬†Faherty Brand Luxe Heather Henley¬†— every guy looks great in a henley, plain and simple. The sport-inspired roots of the silhouette, plus the raglan sleeve stitching on this particular henley, lend a rugged appeal to even the most straightforward winter outfits (think a classic chambray shirt and slim corduroy pants). The¬†Faherty Brand Luxe Heather Henley¬†is also available in three easily wearable colors, although the navy option shown above has the most inventory available. In my mind, that makes the¬†Faherty Brand Luxe Heather Henley the perfect pick-up for your next winter weekend outing. It’s also helpful to have a closet stocked full of warm, cozy (yet stylish!) base layers with many a chilly day ahead — this henley is an on-point layering option that looks great even when you step out of your winter parka. In short, I really don’t see any downside to picking up the¬†¬†Faherty Brand Luxe Heather Henley¬†— what say you? Feel free to let me know your thoughts about this piece on Twitter. Thanks for reading!

SHOP: The Faherty Brand Luxe Heather Henley

 

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The Friday Read: The Perfect Flannel Shirt, a New Bottle Opener & Winter’s Best Field Jacket

The sleek leather watch that’s going to elevate any outfit.

Many thanks and cheers as we kick off today’s Friday Read, my friends! Doesn’t it seem like time is just … flying by? It sure seems like you’d do well to stay on track with the stylish leather watch from Miansai seen above. Yes indeed, the Miansai M12 Vintage Cognac Leather Watch is the one to buy this weekend. And given that we’re halfway through the month, I’d say your wardrobe and your footwear situation might be due for an upgrade — we’ll tackle that more below, but as we stomp through winter, crucial men’s style essentials like some of the best men’s leather boots should be on your radar. Or the best cardigan to buy now. Or a classic chambray shirt. You get the picture.

At any rate, it’s been a focus of mine over these past few weeks to really reach for quality pieces that stand the test of time (if you follow me on Instagram, you might recognize this!). Pieces like a classic shawl cardigan from Buck Mason, or some rugged leather boots from my pals at Danner¬†(as seen in this post). It’s been a fun exercise, one that I’m going to continue in the next few weeks. For now though, I’m very excited to host a trio of longtime Michigan friends in my suddenly-too-small Brooklyn apartment for the long holiday weekend — we’ll be visiting classic NYC haunts like McSorley’s Old Ale House¬†and also checking the unique Museum of the American Gangster (as one does). Again, you¬† can follow along with all the fun on my Instagram. Cheers to the weekend!

  • The best way to power through the doldrums of winter? Why, with the¬†perfect flannel shirt¬†from¬†Faherty Brand. Read more in¬†this post on the blog¬†covering exactly why you need a¬†new flannel shirt¬†in your cold-weather arsenal.
  • I’m all for cracking open a flavorful, rich beer at the end of the day — if you fall into the same category, you’d do well to pick up this¬†handsome-yet-utilitarian bottle opener¬†from Discommon, a feature I covered for GearMoose. Cheers!
  • Speaking of essentials to help you power through winter, this¬†durable field coat¬†is a winter outerwear essential. I¬† wrote recently on the blog about how it’s made to perform in the weather and look great while doing it, too. Yessir, the¬†Proof Field Jacket¬†could become a new favorite for the season.

Right then — what type of men’s style essentials are you looking forward to wearing this weekend (and beyond)? If you still need to step up your game in this young new year, look toward my favorite men’s style suggestions for winter. Or, rethink how you wear a classic staple like the best peacoat in your arsenal. Mix and match to your heart’s content, my friends. Have a great weekend, and thanks for reading!

-Beau

The List: Keep Your Winter Rolling in Style with this Week’s Top Men’s Essentials

Outerknown

The type of jacket that’s going to come in mighty handy on winter weekend excursions.

Quickly, what’s on your back this winter? As in, what essential winter jacket do you find yourself wearing on the daily? If you don’t quite yet have an answer to that question, you’re in luck. We’re kicking off today’s edition of The List talking about one of the best men’s winter jackets to buy now, and then we’re filling out the rest of your men’s style essentials accordingly. It’s winter, it’s chilly, and if you’re bored of what’s in your wardrobe … don’t be. Brands like Taylor Stitch and again, Outerknown, are here to save the day. Let’s get to work.

Outerknown Puffer Jacket — $225

Slim, sleek and well-made — that’s always what you get with Outerknown.

We’ve previously highlighted Outerknown here on the blog (like in this post, where you can use the code ‘STYLEGUIDE25’ for a discount at the brand’s site). So, we’re back again today with an essential, easy-to-wear winter jacket that epitomizes comfort and warmth. It could just be the perfect jacket for winter travel.

SHOP: The Outerknown Puffer Jacket 

Rhodes Dean Boots — $220

A rich new color and sturdy design make these a new favorite.

If you haven’t figured it out yet, we love the Rhodes Dean Boots here on the blog (learn how to style them in this #OOTD). It’s all the better that the particular stylish leather boots shown here feature a rich new color and a sleek plain toe silhouette.

Aymara Doryan Sweater — $181.98

A heritage classic that adds rugged appeal to any outfit.

When you pick up a rugged winter sweater from Aymara, you’re really putting on a timeless piece of history — it helps that the Doryan Sweater is stylish, to boot.

Taylor Stitch Yosemite Shirt in Camo — $100

A new take on camo from the master purveyors at Taylor Stitch.

I’m normally not one for camo prints, but there’s something about this classically styled Taylor Stitch Yosemite Shirt that strikes a chord with me. A perfectly rugged winter shirt.

Faherty Brand Heritage Sweatpants in Heather Grey — $138

Slim sweatpants made with excellent fabric.

Now, this won’t be the last of Faherty Brand gear you’ll see in today’s post. The Heritage Sweatpants feature super soft brushed cotton and a cool heather texture — a fitting weekend style upgrade for a morning coffee or brunch run.

Centric Instruments Lightwell Field Watch — $260

Centric Instruments

A casually stylish, rugged field watch for winter.

For all of the style upgrades we talk about making to start the new year — including the¬†stylish leather boots¬†and the¬†perfect jacket for winter travel¬†as discussed above — sometimes, a guy just needs a really great watch. This durable field watch from Centric Instruments is it.

Levi’s 511 Slim Fit Advanced Stretch Jeans — $89.50

Levi's 511

The slim jeans in a comfortable fabric blend that every guy needs.

If ever you tire of your current denim collection, know that Levi’s is here to save the day with the classic Levi’s 511 jeans — this pair features a blend of cotton, poly & elastane for 24/7 comfort.

Baracuta G9 Original Jacket — $311.98

A bright way to shake off the doldrums of winter.

Every now and again, it can be fun to shake up your winter outerwear rotation. And if the weather takes a slightly warmer turn, you could do worse than the iconic Baracuta G9 Original Jacket, a timeless style for winter and well beyond.

Ranger Station Tobacco + Musk Cologne — $48.98

The new cologne to freshen up your routine this winter.

What could be more masculine and just plain cool than a cologne imbued with everything from warm teakwood to spicy vetiver? Not much. Ranger Station has done a very nice job.

Bespoke Post Amp Box — $45 (When You Sign Up for Bespoke Post)

The best way to upgrade your home audio in terms of style AND quality.

Among other style upgrades you should make for the new year, improving your home audio system should be among them. The handsome hardwood Bespoke Post Amp Box can help.

Faherty Brand Quilted Belmar Snap CPO — $188

An easy, cozy, casual layer from Faherty Brand.

Made with a cozy cotton-poly blend and featuring military-inspired buttons, this durable shirt jacket from Faherty Brand should become your new go-to weekend layer. Pair it with the  Heritage Sweatpants from the same brand, naturally.

Filson Dryden Ballistic 2-Wheel Carry-On Bag — $295

A handsome and classic briefcase that should accompany you for years on end.

You really can turn to Filson for everything, including the Dryden Ballistic Carry-On Bag, a rugged and durable travel bag that’ll make it easy to pack and hit the road this winter.

 

Alright, who’s geared up to get through the rest of winter? This won’t be your final opportunity — The List will return with plenty more great winter must-haves. But for now, let me know about your favorite men’s style picks over on one of my favorite social media platforms … Twitter. As for me? I’m a fan of the¬†Rhodes Dean Boots, of course. Cheers!

 

 

See Now, Buy Now: This Levi’s Made & Crafted Shirt is a New Winter Favorite

Levi's Made & Crafted

A new favorite winter shirt? Try it for yourself.

The latest entry in our See Now, Buy Now series is, in short, telling you all about the best new shirt to buy for winter. Yes, that’s high praise — but it’s praise that Levi’s can back up. The Levi’s Standard Shirt ($198 at Levi’s) is one heck of a stylish shirt for winter from the remarkable Levi’s Made & Crafted line — a standout selection of goods that blends the brand’s quality and authenticity with modern, edgy style. In short, the type of gear you’ll want to wear for seasons on end. In a way, the¬†Levi’s Standard Shirt¬† really is anything but standard, and that’s why it’s among a host of winter style essentials you need this instant.

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SHOP: The¬†¬†Levi’s Standard Shirt
Upgrading your shirting can help you fight winter’s chill, layer with ease & look great at the office or the bar to start the new year. Again, the¬†Levi’s Standard Shirt¬†helps you hit the mark in multiple areas. The¬†Levi’s Standard Shirt¬†comes in a variety of cool colors and patterns, just like you’d expect from a heritage-quality brand. Your author likes the African Lily pattern on the ¬†Levi’s Standard Shirt, a rich navy-and-orange blend, the best. It’s throwback-inspired and yet modern.
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The Levi’s Made & Crafted Standard Shirt comes in a wide range of standout colors and patterns.

Helpfully, the¬†¬†Levi’s Standard Shirt¬†is also far from your average, overly burly or baggy winter flannel shirt. The Standard Shirt is made from 100 percent cotton twill in a tailored fit, perfect for throwing on over a stylish graphic tee or a rugged winter henley in equal measure.¬† With a buttondown point collar and a left chest pocket, it’s got all the little details you’d expect to find in an easygoing casual shirt — again, it’s the type of classic men’s shirt you can wear under a tan herringbone blazer or with a classic shawl cardigan without missing a beat. It’s an unexpected style move from a timeless brand that’s best known for its denim, but I say … go for it. Perhaps the best news of all? The¬†Standard Shirt¬†is going to be a perfect complement when worn with slim Levi’s denim, especially the Levi’s 511 jeans (a personal favorite). Add a warm winter bomber jacket, throw on some beat-up black boots, and head to your favorite brewpub on a chilly weekend night. The¬†¬†Levi’s Standard Shirt¬†can do everything you ask of it, and then some.

SHOP: The¬†¬†Levi’s Standard Shirt

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Style Pick of the Week: Filson Bi-Fold Leather Wallet

The right wallet to buy as we start 2019 — a perfect everyday style upgrade.

Remember when even the small everyday carry essentials in your life were ridiculously well-made? No flimsy phone cases, no Velcro wallets, no socks with holes in ’em … yes indeed, some might say that sometimes, the old ways are the best. And that, my friends, is where the Filson Bi-Fold Wallet comes into play — it could just be the best men’s leather wallet, and it’s certainly one heck of a way to upgrade your leather wallet to start the new year. Especially as we work our way through January, self-reflection is crucial, from the type of rugged leather boots you’re wearing to how you’re styling your favorite henley, to the wallet you carry every day. As we always say, the small details make a big difference, and even upgrading your leather wallet can pay dividends in the long run. Hey, at the very minimum, it’s got to fit in the front pocket of your chinos or denim — so you might as well pick up one that offers both dependability and style. Again, the Filson Bi-Fold Wallet¬†offers both those qualities in spades.

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SHOP: The Filson Bi-Fold Wallet 

Filson

In case you ever feel like storing this tough leather wallet.

It’s a small but easy way to step up your style — if you’re carrying around a stylish leather wallet, that same attention to detail should carry over to the slim denim you’re wearing, or the classic leather boots you lace up this winter. See, to your Style Guide editor, it’s all connected — and the¬†Filson Bi-Fold Wallet¬†can help you get where you’re going in style. Made in the U.S.A with full-grain, vegetable-tanned leather — designed to break in handsomely over time — this wallet features six slots for cards, plus a large cash slot. The bonded nylon thread used to stitch the¬†Filson Bi-Fold Wallet¬†together will also hold up over time; I.E. this wallet isn’t going to fall apart on you, no matter how much you use it.¬†
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Again, it’s the little details that make a big difference, and feeling good about something as simple as your leather wallet can even help you feel good — seriously. Pulling out a stylish leather wallet on a first date shows, even in a small way, you’ve got it together (sort of, at least?). And if it’s your New Year’s resolution to pay attention to the small things, well, the¬†Filson Bi-Fold Wallet¬†is the right way to go. Do you agree? Let me know on Twitter. Cheers to a new year!

SHOP: The Filson Bi-Fold Wallet 
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The List: 12 New Men’s Style Picks to Start 2019 Off Right

Buck Mason

Kicking off today with a beautifully made shawl cardigan from a classic American brand.

There are times when the weather, the season itself and even the day of the week merit nothing but the best men’s style gear you can get your hands on. Especially given that January’s chilly weather is bearing down on us (or most of us, that is). With that being said, today’s featured pick is the excellent Buck Mason Ash Vintage Cashmere Shawl Cardigan. It’s a beautiful piece of work, and it’s made particularly well for winter layering with a slim henley shirt. So, that’s how we’re starting today’s edition of The List. Let’s get upgraded for the new year.

Buck Mason Ash Vintage Cashmere Shawl Cardigan — $225

Buck Mason

The type of classic cardigan you need this winter.

To stay warm, cozy & uniquely stylish this winter, reach for a throwback-inspired shawl cardigan from the terrific menswear purveyors at Buck Mason. This all-American brand (and this particular sweater) top my list when it comes to winter style essentials, and that’s all there is to it. Check out how to style it on my Instagram.

SHOP: The Buck Mason Shawl Cardigan 

Faherty Brand Luxe Heather Henley — $98

Faherty Brand

A casual winter henley that stands out stylishly.

When you look at brands that offer uncompromising quality and excellent fabric, well, Faherty Brand has gotta end up near the top of the list. This rugged henley is perfect to layer under that Buck Mason cardigan.

Hardcore Hammers Hardcore Survivalist Hatchet — $135

Huckberry General Store

An unexpectedly functional way to take on winter chores.

There are certain places that stock and sell so many men’s style classics, it’s tough to know where to start. Within the¬†Huckberry General Store, the Hardcore Hammers Hardcore Survivalist Hatchet is both unique & yet necessary for winter yard work.

Astorflex Coastflex — $114.98

Best men's dress shoes

Classic dress shoes that wear more like suede chukka boots.

So, we go from what to use for a day of yard work to what to wear for a day at the office — the Astorflex Coastflex delivers low-key style and comfort in the new year.

Duke Cannon Solid Cologne Kit — $75

Three cologne options for every type of preference.

There’s no time like the new year to upgrade your men’s grooming essentialsDuke Cannon‘s essential, excellent-smelling Solid Cologne Kit offers a scent for every guy.

Flint and Tinder Stonewashed Jeans — $128

Classic jeans in a slim fit, with just enough stretch. Ideal to get around this winter.

We’ve talked plenty about slim men’s denim — and this pair in particular — from the great folks at Flint and Tinder. Yet, we’re calling out the Flint and Tinder Stonewashed Jeans again here because they’re comfortable, made with stretch & feature a slim fit for perfect winter style.

Zodiac Chrono Quartz Watch — $495

Dependably rugged and stylish for winter.

Let’s take stock of your watch collection — do you have a go-to casual watch? Perhaps one that even looks a bit dressier than its functionality implies? The Zodiac Chrono Quartz Watch gets it done on both accounts.

Howler Brothers Roadrunner Shell — $86.98

An easily wearable, rugged shirt jacket.

Cut from a versatile cotton chambray and treated with a durable water-repellent coating, this classic shirt jacket would wear nicely with a tough henley for a winter weekend hike.

Levi’s Vintage Clothing 1936 Type 1 Jacket — $365¬†

A one-of-a-kind jacket from an iconic brand.

There’s the classic Levi’s jean jacket, and then there’s the otherworldy Levi’s Type 1 Jacket. It’s an extraordinary, throwback-inspired piece of work that you can layer over a thermal henley or under a tailored topcoat.

Faherty Brand¬†Peak Cap — $98

Faherty Brand

A warm, well-made knit cap for winter adventures.

We’re recommending yet more gear from Faherty Brand because this brand simply delivers on all fronts. Yes, even when it comes to a stylish winter cap … made from a soft cotton-wool blend, to boot.

Huckberry Vintage Trainers in White — $185

Wear these now if there’s no snow, or keep ’em handy for spring.

These chilly months ahead surely mark a banner time to buy some of the best men’s winter boots … but you can also find great deals on vintage-inspired sneakers, like these classic runners from our good friends at Huckberry. Wear ’em with a¬†rugged henley¬†from Faherty Brand, plus a classic navy peacoat.

Filson 48-Hour Tin Cloth Duffle Bag — $475

A durable weekender bag for your next winter trip.

Is there any way to go wrong when shopping for rugged gear from Filson? Especially a tough weekender bag like the 48-Hour Tin Cloth Duffle Bag? Nope. That’s it.

Now, from the above list, what’s your favorite pick when it comes to winter style essentials? I always ask that, because I have a tough time deciding myself. In this instance, I can’t recommend the¬†Zodiac Chrono Quartz Watch¬†enough. It’s one heck of a watch. Of course, the¬†Flint and Tinder Stonewashed Jeans¬†also provide plenty in terms of comfort and mobility this winter. What’s your take? Happy shopping!

The List: Here are the Best Men’s Style Upgrades to Start the New Year

Faherty Brand

Roll up your sleeves and get to work with this timeless Faherty Brand shirt.

Can you believe we’re already diving right into the first edition of The List for 2019? If you’re not familiar, we cover off on the best menswear essentials¬†for every occasion you can think of. Whether you need menswear to wear to the office or a casual ensemble to wear to your favorite brewery, you’re going to find gear to help you do it in style. And as we look toward a new year, it’s worth reconsidering your style staples and upgrading them accordingly — starting with your new favorite flannel shirt from Faherty Brand. OK, let’s start the year right.

Faherty Brand¬†Brushed Alpine Flannel Shirt —¬†$148
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No frills and no added bells & whistles — just a mighty fine shirt.

Simply put, it’s easy to look great when wearing gear from the likes of Faherty Brand. These West Coast-based menswear purveyors can seemingly do no wrong The Brushed Alpine Flannel Shirt is a no-nonsense addition to your wardrobe, as easily wearable with slim denim and chukka boots as it is with classic chinos and brown leather dress shoes to start 2019.
SHOP: The Brushed Alpine Flannel Shirt from Faherty Brand
Flint and Tinder Waxed Ridge Parka — $398

An exceptional parka to keep you warm all winter.

Searching for a truly badass, tough winter parka to pair with your new favorite shirt (that shirt being the Brushed Alpine Flannel Shirt from Faherty Brand)? Well, here you go. An incredible effort from Flint and Tinder.
Peregrine Waffle Crew Neck Jumper — $144

A beautifully crafted sweater for cold winter mornings.

There are the type of rugged men’s sweaters you’re going to want to reach for on chilly winter mornings — the Peregrine Waffle Crew Neck might just take the cake, seeing as it’s that rugged and that stylish.
Buffalo Jackson Dakota Waxed Weekender — $294.98

A tough waxed canvas weekender bag for all your winter adventures.

You might know Buffalo Jackson for the brand’s stylish shirt jackets, but the Dakota Waxed Weekender has the potential to become your new favorite travel bag. The perfect bag to bring for any winter travel plans.
Taylor Stitch Primrose Jacket — $328
Taylor Stitch

Sleek, functional and ready for rainy days aplenty.

Blending the functionality of a trench coat and the sleek style akin to that of¬†a fishtail parka, the Primrose Jacket from Taylor Stitch is simply uncompromising — just the coat to buy for the new year.
Bellroy Classic Set Slim Leather Wallet$109

Slim, sleek and functional — the perfect leather wallet.

Let’s be honest, you’re going to want to upgrade your wallet to start this year off right. The Bellroy Classic Set is a combination stylish leather wallet and key cover with RFID protection — pretty sweet, if you ask me.
¬†Flint and Tinder 10-Year Sweatpants —¬†$88
Flint and Tinder

Perhaps the best men’s sweatpants — and certainly very comfortable.

Just because it’s now 2019 — with style resolutions abound — doesn’t mean you have to get rid of your sweatpants. Just upgrade your old pair with these¬†stylish sweatpants¬†from¬†Flint and Tinder, ya dig?
About Vintage 1969 Special Edition Watch — $269

A striking and sharp timepeice to upgrade your watch collection for the new year.

From talking about casual sweatpants to talking about a classic leather dress watch? That’s how we do it here on the blog — this handsome About Vintage timepiece is a looker.
¬†Buck Mason Port Pima Curved Hem Henley —¬†$48

A new classic — Buck Mason makes some of the best men’s henleys on the market.

From the rich color to the fine detailing to the neat curved hem, this Buck Mason henley is easily one of the best men’s henleys money can buy. Wear it with a rugged denim shirt from the same brand, or try it under a durable winter jacket with perfectly faded jeans.
Levi’s Trucker Jacket — $69.99 (When On-Sale from Levi’s)
Levi's

A rugged, timeless denim jacket from Levi’s.

Want to refresh your outerwear in a big way? There’s one way to do it, and that involves picking up a classic jean jacket from Levi’s, an iconic brand that makes the best men’s denim jacket around.
Billy Reid Denim Shirt — $195

A denim shirt that’s going to get better and better every time you wear it.

Speaking of denim … we’ve got a classic denim shirt from Billy Reid for the taking. We talked about how to wear the light wash iteration of this shirt in this #OOTD, and this indigo denim shirt is every bit as stylish and versatile.
Rhodes Dean Boots — $220
Huckberry

Equal parts sleek and sturdy, these are an excellent addition to the Huckberry brand.

A new entry into the Huckberry arsenal of men’s style essentials last fall,the stunning Rhodes Dean Boots are high-quality and expertly crafted without breaking the bank. Surely, these are some of the best men’s leather boots to wear to upgrade your office ensemble.

Flyte Buckminster Levitating Lamp — $349

A seriously cool way to upgrade your home office or desk.

You know something we haven’t talked about quite yet? Stylish home decor upgrades to start 2019. Well, this eyecatching Flyte Levitating Lamp is one place to kick off your search.
Flint and Tinder Jet Black Jeans — $118

Slim, sharp black jeans — simply perfect.

Every guy arguably needs a pair of slim black jeans in his wardrobe — the Flint and Tinder Jet Black Jeans fit the bill very nicely. Wear them to your next rock concert.

That’ll wrap up our first take on The List for 2019. What sort of shopping must-haves are you looking at this year? For me personally, I can’t get enough of the exceptional¬†Rhodes Dean Boots — and I’d wear them with the¬†Brushed Alpine Flannel Shirt¬†from¬†Faherty Brand.
Alright, happy shopping!