Formal Santa. 8 things to placate material needs.
I’m in a materialistic mood. I subconsciously want ‘things’ this time of year. Instead of absolutely destroying my credit card on these items, I will post on the interwebs – false shopping experience emulation attempt. Fake digital therapy. I will stay the budgetary course and not wander.
Big ticket looks for the holidays.
1 Maison Martin Margiela 10 Men’s Slim Fit Dinner Suit
C$1952.00 US$1903.00 £1220.00 €1391.00
The thin, silk-trimmed lapel and silk-covered buttons make this suit incredibly premium and refined. Trousers shipped unfinished for tailoring.
2 Jil Sander Men’s Sala Shirt
C$432.82 US$421.97 £270.00 €307.80
Subtle detailing. Absolute quality.
3 Paraboot ‘Coraux’ Shoe
C$214.38 US$209.00 £133.85 €158.39
A bit ‘underpriced’ for this list. I can’t resist the simplicity and cleanliness of this loafer. Such an amazing shade of dark Navy. These will go nice with the soft grey of the bowtie…
4 Gitman Brothers Vintage Brush Cotton Bow Tie In Light Grey
C$71.81 US$70.00 £44.83 €53.05
I fell in love with Gitman Vintage Portuguese plaid earlier this year and can’t help but get suckered by their bowtie offerings. Brush cotton. Wannabe Physics teacher.
5 Skinny Belt Black Tanner Goods
C$82.08 US$80.00 £51.22 €60.60
You just cannot f$#k with this Portland, OR leather goods company. No problems here.
6 Jackson Long Wallet
C$200.42 US$195.38 £125.12 €148.00
If you’re balling out hard and rocking a nice suit - you’ll need some real estate to hold the stacks of cash, the black credit cards, and passport for when its necessary to hit the airport for South America (or wherever there is no extradition).
7 3xThreex3 Color Pack by MS&Co.
C$51.29 US$50.00 £32.02 €37.88
Exposing a bit of ankle in Canada in December may be risky. Depends on how you tailor the trousers. Might not be an issue if material is resting on the top of your Paraboots.
8 Makr Bottle Key Antique Brass
C$11.29 US$11.00 £7.05 €8.34
Why carry your keys and a bottle opener? Carry one. Slimmer profile in your jacket pocket. “No more borrowing lighters.”
Total Formal Santa damage:
C$3016.09 US$2940.35 £1884.09 €2165.06
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