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Menswear Monday (Guest Post): Concrete And Camo

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Guest poster Chris Norris explores a new purchase in today’s Menswear Monday post. Find out what Chris picked up this week that is taking him out of his comfort zone.

Concrete And Camo | Chris Norris
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This
week was another style breakthrough for me, for a couple reasons.  I
purchased my first piece of camouflage clothing!  I resisted it for long
enough, but just felt drawn to it!  I always say go with your instinct,
and I’m glad I did.  I think it will get a lot of use this Spring. 

I
also was able to score an item that I have been tirelessly searching for
forever: a classic black varsity/letterman jacket.  I was thrilled to
find one, and there just so happened to be an extra small available –
this was clearly a sign that I needed it!  Along the way, I picked up this
burgundy flatcap and then what did I do?  Threw them all together to
create this look!  I was a little apprehensive about throwing a varsity
jacket over a camouflage shirt, but I wanted to wear all my new things
and – what do you know? – I liked them together! 


So
I guess the lesson this week is:  Don’t think too much about your
outfits, and don’t be afraid to jump out of your comfort zone!  I find
when I try to meticulously pair and match things in a methodical way,
it’s always predictable and “safe”.  But when I just instinctively grab
items I like and think might pair well together – they usually do!

Guys
– this week I challenge you to find a new way to wear one of your favorite, or most used pieces!  You might surprise yourself!  ๐Ÿ™‚

Thanks to Nicola Jefferis for photographing me, and dealing with my spontaneity!

Chris’s Featured Items: Hat: H&M | Jacket: H&M | Shirt: Thrifted | Jeans: Bluenotes (old) | Shoes: H&M |


Special thanks to Chris for quest posting today :D
Happy Monday Blog Readers
Sincerely
Short Presents
  

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1 Comment

  • Reply Evelina Eva February 25, 2013 at 12:25 pm

    Really nice casual look. He looks great, I also love the glasses.

    Ewelina
    dublinchiclifestyle.blogspot.com

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