Los Angeles, California

Suit: Oxford Gray Blue Windowpane
Tie: Givenchy
Photography: Amina Touray

Functional buttonholes, also called a "surgeons cuff," were named historically after doctors. These doctors had to make house calls and roll up their sleeves when visiting a patient. Military surgeons also garnered the name as they had to stitch wounds on the battlefield.

Today, functional buttonholes are a sartorial detail that alludes to luxurious custom tailoring.
 
I customized my sleeves with a touch of white thread around the last buttonhole to really POP. (below)

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#DTLA #Views

I love riding through LA, appreciating the views, the diversity, empathizing with the struggles, cheering on the successes & triumphs, while of course seeking out some amazing food! I hope you are enjoying this blog post! Check out the rest of the look below.

Shoes: Melvin & Hamilton (Germany)

Be so busy improving your self, that you have no time to criticize others.
— Chetan Bhagat

(Outside a cafe in Little Tokyo)

I love the versatility of a subtle gray windowpane suit. It is a nice secondary piece in the modern man's wardrobe. 
 

Thanks for checking out the post. Here's another one ---> The Navy Blue Suit

Until next time LA,
james m williams

 

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