A preppy once showed his boy of fancy this book, which the latter dismissed as sappy. He disliked reading literature. To him this genre is a waste of his time. Now he finds himself through looking at trends, shopping, traveling (for its coolness sake), and dating another guy of the same hollow superficial style.
It took a while for preppy boy to realize the importance of discernment on similar things. For liking and fancying someone comes easily, and being in a relationship with someone needs a lot of work. Romance comes and goes just like a trend, but the palpable goodness of understanding and commitment is a classic.
Top: Moschino velvet blazer 2nd Row: Ralph Lauren Purple Label Bengal stripe aston shirt, Marni heavy corduroy pants, Gaziano & Girling Rothschild wingtip shoes 3rd Row: Ralph Lauren pre-aged leather satchel, Paul Smith contrast spotted socks, Drake’s paisley print silk pocket square Bottom: Cutler and Gross tortoiseshell acetate sunglasses, Rainer Marie Rilke’s Letters to A Young Poet, Luis Morais string and white gold bracelet
I remember my mom always telling me when I was still a kid to look closer. I guess that’s where I got to be very meticulous with the smallest details. As a matter of fact, when I get to meet someone, I always remember the fabrics of his or her clothes , the material of his or her shoes, and the movement of his or her hair (or not at all) with the city breeze. And with that, I have honed this skill of analyzing people.
After a long day at work, I get really fixated with my colleagues’ (and even my boss’) desks. Let’s start…..