Casual Luxury.

by Marquis P., 29 year old Student/Brand Manager/Blogger from Atlanta, United States

7 comments · 2 · February 22, 2009

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Marquis Phifer - Vintage Find Pocket Square, Ralph Lauren Tweed Blazer, Ralph Lauren Cargo Pants, Prada Colored Socks, Stubbs & Wootton Velvet Slippers, Club Monaco Orange Gloves, Hermës Hermes Cashmere Cardigan - Casual Luxury.
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  1. Pocket Square

    Vintage Find

    Vintage

    , in Ties
  2. Tweed Blazer

    Ralph Lauren

    RL Flagship Store

    , in Ralph Lauren Blazers
  3. Colored Socks

    Prada

    Vintage

    , in Prada Socks
  4. Velvet Slippers

    Stubbs & Wootton

    New York Store

    , in Dress Shoes
  5. Orange Gloves

    Club Monaco

    CM Store

    , in Club Monaco Gloves
  6. Hermes Cashmere Cardigan

    Hermès

    Hermès

    , in Hermès Cardigans

I was out having lunch with my brothers, we always make time to dine with one another atleast once a week. We then somehow ended up at one of our favorite hidden men's boutique here in Atlanta. I think because Sid is just amazing. The shop was occupied with only us and my boy D put the magic to work, we danced in the store and it acted as our closet. We put together atleast 10 looks-got fitted, tailors went to work and we pick up Friday. I told them to make my jackets so tight that if I gain 1 pound it wouldl look like Im wearing my little brothers blazer. We rented a beach house in a certain location for spring break, plus I'll be O.C. ( out the country ) at the end of March so I was in need of a summer/light linen double breasted jacket that Im getting made for the upcoming hot climates.

I tend to not over think what I put on, I simply do what I feel without being apologetic. Either you like it or you don't, Im still gonna make my statement. Im in a current state of casual luxury; this is when I pair textures and colors that are usually not paired together. I threw on these Ralph Lauren cargo pilot pants; I love them because they have over 10 pockets, with a tweed RL blazer and green sweater. I wanted to pair this look with a slipper and my favorite pair of socks. It doesn't make sense but then it does. Sometimes I don't make sense. My sentence structure and spelling will never be fully correct or perfect. But who likes perfection, there is so much beauty in a flaw. I hate ironing so I don't use one, if it's wrinkle then hey...that's what the look is for that day. You'll never have on the perfect outfit. But I know me, Im in such a contrast state of mind where I'll wear sweat pants with a double breasted. Im so not traditional, and neither is my life. Perfect compliment.

Marquis Phifer
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Bob  Palmer
Really cool look, especially with the little hints of different colours =D
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Auto Krat
Oh wow you're everywhere.
LB to LB.
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Andre W. Nguyen
o snap, saw you on aaron's blog. great fit.
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B. Juliet
you're on lb now?!?!
i've gotta fan you and your partner in crime.
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