Monday, November 17, 2014

Stripes and Polka Dots.

Hello Dreamers another day another post. Today was an ode to that old sailor style. The weather was gloomy and I was on a mission. I like my Sunday's to be very typical, and somewhat rehearsed. By rehearsed I mean I love my Sunday routine. Most times it consists of church, gym, and and homework. Not always in that order either haha. Anyways as the weather takes a nasty drop layering becomes key. My navy and white stripe sweater is great for the look I was going for. Take a peek into my Sunday.



Breakdown of the Look: Naval Striped sweater is from H&M, polka dot shirt is from H&M, chinos are from J.Crew, blazer is thrifted vintage from a Salvation Army





Pleasure in the Details: Wingtips are from UrbanOutfitters, pocket square is tweed and from J.Crew, hat is my dads and is one of his many Kangols, and those are my new tortoise shell frames. 


Try thinking about this on your Sunday's

MIND
BODY
SPIRIT

You'll never go wrong...

Dream a Little Dream of Me....

Shawn B.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Beach Days

Hey Dreamers another day another dreamy location for me showcase my love of style. I went back to Orchard beach and was taken back by the beauty of Fall there. Today was one of the better days and I was so happy with my results. My look was very geared towards the weather. Not freezing, but not super warm either. I feel I dressed accordingly, but Its not what I think. I want to know what you all think of my look. Check it out!



Outfit details: Jeans are Old Navy, Denim shirt is from J.Crew, Wool camel colored  Pea-coat is vintage and belonged to my late dad. Hat is Brixton for Urban Outfitters. The boots are the Hawking McGill leather cleat Boots.

Sand Dunes



























Silhouettes 






























These cleat boots are perfect because one. they are wingtip and look great, and two: they are functional. The cleat underneath makes them good for grudging thru the sand or (snow God forbid anytime soon). The string on the hat perfect for when the wind blows it off.  





I am such a fan of the beach in the colder months. It holds regalness that it doesn't when it's crowded by shoebies, and other assorted people. Maybe i'm just picky. Whose to say?

Dream a Little Dream of Me...

Shawn B.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Toggle Coat Weather

Hey Dreamers! I have to say the lovely warm weather I've been such of fan of as of late is past us : (. I know sad and as hard as it is to move on i'd like to officially declare this "Toggle Coat Season". The time of heavier coats with a boater lifestyle, that's for me. Today was a basic day where I needed an easy look. I brought out the toggle and the rest is history. Tell me what you think. Do I make it look easy?

The Details: The Toggle coat is Fall 13' J.Crew, the shirt is a Kirkland thrifted gift to myself, Maroon hat is from H&M, and the pinstripe pants are from J.Crew. Ill elaborate more on the sneakers later.




The black and white pinstripe Converse. I never thought I'd get a chance to wear these, but they have to Europe and back and I have to say they are really starting to become my favorite sneaker.

The pleasure in the details: that maroon hat I love so much haha.




I am such a an of the Ivy on the side of my house.

I plan on getting as much wear as I can out of my Toggle. It's perfect for when the weather takes a turn for the worst.

I wanna know what Winter coats you will all be rocking this season. Drop me a line in the comments below.

Dream a Little Dream of Me...

Shawn B.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Star Crossed. A Style pictorial...




Hey Dreamers! I'm back with another fashion post. I regret not posting in the "Sand Castles" pictorial that I was doing a two day pictorial. For that very reason I must apologize to you all, but it slipped my mind. Now I know this place looks familiar, but you will see there is a very big difference in the shooting for this pictorial. So prepare to be amazed, amused, and maybe a little astonished. (haha) Just prepare for some Preppsterdreamin Style...








































The Outfit details:The pant's are chinos by J,Crew, my wingtips are Hawking McGill for UrbanOutfitters, The vest is a former jean jacket from Banana Republic which with my crafting skills is now a vest, the Blazer on the other hand is Thrifted vintage, All I know is it has vintage buttons of gold tennis rackets, Basically what allured me to it.

Craft: Look at those vintage buttons. Very much of an older time.











Being able to incorporate a very Spring looking blazer into my Fall wardrobe has been really great. I'm a big fan of pop colors and this powder blue tennis blazer is the perfect accessory for the look. 


















The pleasure in the details: Pocket square is from J.Crew, wingtips are Hawking McGill for UrbanOutfitters, bowtie is actually from Burlington coat factory, hard to believe I know.



The World Is Yours...

Fall nothing better...


Dream a Little Dream of Me...

Shawn B.


Sunday, November 9, 2014

Sand Castles

Happy Sunday Dreamers. I'm going to give you brief update on a little trip I took yesterday. Yesterday afternoon I decided why not check out Orchard Beach in Bx NY, and i have to say it was  one of my better decisions.




Beaches in the Winter have this very calming and serene feel to them. Like in the Summer it is very loud and crowded with shoebies, and sand dwellers. In the Winter you can hear the waves the crash and the seas call, in some way it sounds as if they are speaking to one another. I have only one gripe about the whole situation it is freezing! I didn't have gloves so of course the first thing that froze were my hands. I advise if ever seeing what the beach has to offer in the late Fall/ Winter please wrap it up. Any who check out the rest of the looks from the day too see how I tackled the weather head on...





The Details: Over sized sweater is from J.Crew Fall 13', jeans are from Old Navy, gray and white under shirt is also from J.Crew, and the suspenders are my dad's. I love incorporating some of my dad's pieces into my wadrobe. 

The Accessories: Shoes are houndstooth and from UrbanOutfitters, the glasses are my new frames, and the hat is my dad's and is from Kangol








BEACHES...

Dream a Little Dream of Me...

Shawn B

Friday, November 7, 2014

Digg This! Music, music, and more music

Hey Dreamers I must apologize for lax posting. I'm a college kid first and I must answer the call of school. Any who, I am back and bringing some music for ya. I am starting to became a big fan of Kendrick Lamar and thought this blog could use some of his music for the weekend. Here's his new song "I", and few others. I might even through in a few other people for good measure...

Kendrick Lamar- "I"



Kendrick Lamar- "Kill my Vibe"



Kendrick Lamar "Swimming Pools"



Frank Ocean- "Thinking Bout You"



Solange- "Bad Girls Acostic" ( This version is for Black Cab sessions)



Some cool vibes to get you through your hectic weekend.



Dream a Little Dream of Me...

Shawn B.