How to Dress Like a Southern Gent
...with a Midwestern sensibility, 'accourse
Women love a Southern gentleman.
Charming. Civil. Old-fashioned.
Impossible to imitate (also debatable if you actually want to imitate). But at least you can look the part.
Do so here: Billy Reid, the menswear outfit crafting quality threads with a Southern pedigree for the rugged gentry, opening its first Chicago location today in the West Loop.
You should go directly.
Their new home on Randolph is all about understated elegance: timeless blazers, broken-in denim and some of the most comfortable, stylish shirting in the game.
So we hit up their stock and found the pieces you need right now to get a jump on fall. Southerly drawl not required.
1. Anthony Belt: A smart leather belt with a touch of suede
2. Holt Shirt in Navy Chambray Jacquard: Clean, tailored button-up with a subtle jacquard pattern
3. Cohen Selvedge Chino: A hard-wearing pant cut from Japanese twill and sewn right here in the U. S. of A.
4. Indianola Chukka Boot: Cordovan leather. Handmade in Italy. Leather sole.
5. Twisted Yarn Scarf: Cozy scarf with a contrast weave to add some interest
6. Larson Jacket: A dapper unstructured blazer done up in a textured linen/wool blend
7. Olive Briefcase: Calfskin-tanned briefcase with brass hardware. Handmade in Tennessee.
8. Red Navy Boot Sock: 100% organic cotton. Red for a pop of color.
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