Inspiration (4 of 10 in no particular order)
Next in my list is @cazjl who I have been following for awhile now on instagram. He has a way of combining casual and tailored clothing with great success. His outfits always look well put together but also stand out in a great way. For example, in the photo, he’s wearing a linen safari jacket but it’s obviously not in summer. It works because of the rest of his outfit - the burgundy cardigan, dark denim and chunky longwing shoes, all complement each other. This is just one example but looking through his instagram feed shows that this is not a one-off. There are many examples and you’ll have a great time going through them. He’s got a great eye for picking very interesting pieces and combining them in a way that’s coherent, balanced and interesting at the same time. On top of all that, he’s a really nice guy that’s always helpful.
I give him credit for turning me onto a lot of brands and pieces that I would not have considered before. Needless to say, he’s got a great eye. He wears some pretty high-end stuff but also throws Uniqlo and J Crew into the mix from time to time. You don’t have to wear exactly the same items that he does, to achieve a similar look. For example, in the photo above, you could swap out the safari jacket for a tan field coat or wear boots instead of the shoes. Assuming everything fits, if you keep the colours in the same ballpark and and wear somewhat similar pieces, I reckon it would be a pretty great outfit but it would be be YOUR take on it.
The watch is the 1st PAT-RN collaboration with Timex. They’ve taken a watch from the Timex Archive and made it their own. The strap is woven in Italy with indigo-dyed thread, among others.
Jacket - Man 1924
Cardigan - Uniqlo
Shirt - Kamakura
Jeans - Orslow 107 Ivy One Wash
Socks - Anonymous Ism
Shoes - Crockett and Jones Pembroke