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Dress To The 10s : The Modern Loverboy

Valentine’s Day is coming up. You have a cultural obligation to not shit the bed with the human you date. That means do the right thing like Spike Lee. That doesn’t mean your date wants to go to a Knicks game (the Knicks players don’t even want to go to a Knicks game). What it means is that whether you have that obligatory work dinner or something more adventurous on the docket (a swinger’s party? beret-laden poetry slam in which you “sample” chocolate stouts until you pass out? whatever kind of crazy you are, get it) your gear matters. Don’t give your girl an opportunity to roast you in the group text. Again we say… THE GEAR MATTERS. There’s several directions one can go. If you’re doing the swank cocktail thing in some dimly lit, low-pass-filter-looking neon-adorned grotto, we suggest the street luxe thing. Black moto skinnies from brands like Represent Clo, and anything Gucci Ghost re-imagined is the wave. Less is…

Setlist : Fall’s Ivy League Look Is Yale On Molly.

The are 8 storied, historical educational institutions that make up the northeast’s “Ivy League”. Steeped in history, mystery, and, well, of course, ivy, these universities have given us not only the greatest minds from the most powerful families, but arguably the coolest fashion, in Americana. With apologies to Wanderset’s founder, the homie Greg Selkoe (who once stalked the streets of Cambridge in his crimson Harvard gear) and John F. Kennedy (who did the same but to lesser effect and social impact) I’m leading off the September Setlist “Ivy League Look” with Harvard’s most hated rival, the blue and white “Illuminati Hogwarts”, Yale. Blame it on me being from New Haven originally. Plus dark blue and white look super sharp together. Here’s the modern take on the Ivy traditionalism, with some really dope selections from Comme des Garcons, Publish, Android Homme, David Kind and Eton. We sauced on the traditional, dumped…