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    Since moving to New York a couple of months ago, imagine my disappointment of no longer enjoying the luxury of an in-home photography studio. Photographing layouts of complete outfits requires the kind of real estate typically reserved for a Manhattan bedroom—sans furniture. However, the cramped quarters compel you, and every other New Yorker, to get creative. While these vignettes are not designed to showcase an entire outfit for any given day, they capture the spirit of it through carefully considered details and accessories.

    1. vintage Omega Seamaster wrist watch w/Smart Turnout strap
    2. Allen Edmonds wingtips
    3. Ralph Lauren sterling silver engine turn buckle and leather strap
    4. Rugby university stripe oxford cloth button down shirt

    May 15, 2012 | Permalink (10) Total Comments

    PSP left a comment on 6/23/2012 at 4:58 PM:

    I liked your Seamaster so much, I picked one up. Understated, amazing, and relatively inexpensive.  Prep with Sean Connery as Bond thrown in.  The LL Bean hamilton is also one my favorites since college.

    MagnaKart64 left a comment on 6/10/2012 at 6:03 PM:

    +1 on the Hamilton Khaki suggestion. I got one and love mine.

    JAH left a comment on 6/6/2012 at 9:51 AM:

    Well said, PSP.  My thoughts exactly.  You should also check out Seiko dive watches.  They are very affordable, keep decent time, and are indestructible.

    PSP left a comment on 6/5/2012 at 10:28 PM:

    Greeneggsandkus, Try a Hamilton Kacki or Vintage Omega Seamaster, about 100 sold last year at auction for aprox $300.  PSP

    Greeneggsandkush left a comment on 6/4/2012 at 10:35 PM:

    What is a good preepy watch at a modest price?

    PSP left a comment on 6/4/2012 at 8:49 PM:

    Also, hats off to Ralph Lauren and Rugby.  They are one of few retailers that ship to US Servicemen and Women in a combat zone.  They sent new a wallet in Iraq, in about a week.  Really brightened my day.

    PSP left a comment on 6/4/2012 at 8:45 PM:

    Superb watch.  Vintage is truly green. No packaging and lasts a lifetime.

    Makaga left a comment on 6/4/2012 at 9:21 AM:

    Welcome to NYC.  Hope to run into you sometime.

    Desmond K left a comment on 6/3/2012 at 9:51 PM:

    In love with the layout. Perfect color coordination with the background as well.


    Zachary left a comment on 6/3/2012 at 5:23 PM:

    Beautiful shots, Fred. It looks like you’re getting along fine in NYC. What did you use to make the collage? I like the grid layout.