Jan 10, 2013
Four score and... well actually two and a half or so years ago, I started this blog as a way of documenting my personal style to share with other sartorially minded folks. Back then, I lived in a tiny town in Southwest Virginia, worked for my alma mater on the most entry of entry level salaries, and no real understanding of the fashion industry. Fast forward to the present, I am leaving Washington, DC after opening two of what some may say are the best non-independent stores for men in the city to move to New York to be a part of the Carson Street team and star in my own version of How To Make It In America (RIP). This blog, as well as my Tumblr, have taken a marked change since I started working in "the industry" back in May. Fewer posts, even fewer questions answered, and virtually no activity here on the .com. Though I've always maintained that I do this as a hobby, I'd be lying if I said that each and every person that's followed me here or on Life and Times of C. Benjamin didn't help me get to where I am today and I thank you. That said, I think it's about time I officially bid adieu to Dapper Demeanor in this form. I haven't really had the time or energy to produce the level of content that I've wanted to for quite a while now. My Tumblr, however, will remain and I will be doing my best to do more than just reblog pictures of Rashida Jones. I will also be working on pieces for Carson Street, so be sure and stay tuned for that. May this new year bring all of the followers of Dapper Demeanor health, wealth, success, and most importantly happiness, and always remember to holla at a player when you see me on the streets.
Contemplative photo in the cold courtesy of Mike Idiokitas
Apr 23, 2012
I already wear quite a few bracelets and sometimes it's hard to incorporate new pieces. The Bow Shackle, however, works well on my right wrist surrounded by the other smaller pieces that I wear. I opted for the Essex leather with blaze orange cord. I wanted something with some pop and I got just that. I've worn it non-stop for the past few weeks (yes, even in the shower) and it looks great. The leather has worn nicely and gotten a shade darker than the cord. The strap has snap closures around the bowshackle, so it's fairly easy to get on and off.
I clip the hook to the nearest belt loop to my pocket and call it a day. With jeans, I clip to the front loop and on chinos I use the hip loop.Jeremiah for letting me be a part of the Sartorial Et Al once again as well as reviving the 4 years of Latin I had in HS. Check out the great reviews on other form.function.form products here. Thank you to Shawn from form.function.form for submitting products for review.
Oct 21, 2011
Even Deeper | Rick Ross ft. Barry White
Playa | Freddie Gibbs ft. California Pudd
Bodies | Cee Lo Green
Thursday | The Weeknd
Crawl All Over | J*Davey
One Evening | Fiest
It's Getting Late | Floetry
First Kiss Interlude
Inside My Love | Minnie Riperton
'Round About Midnight (Live in Paris 1965) | Miles Davis
Fancy | The-Dream
Here With Me x Say You Will | Dido and Kanye West
Littler Person | Mayer Hawthorne
After The Dance (Instrumental Version) | Marvin Gaye
Farewell Kiss Interlude
The Panties | Mos Def
Aug 30, 2011
Jul 21, 2011
|The credentials for (capsule)... still wearing this joint|
Jun 24, 2011
First and foremost, I offer my deepest apologies for the delay in posting but I big things on the horizon for me as well as Dapper Demeanor. Summer is upon us meaning that wool, for the most part, is out and cotton is in and neutral tones are moved to the wayside for brighter more vibrant colors. The term "Go To Hell" has been attributed to about everything from shoes to body parts (???), but where I think it's most appropriate is big ticket items like pants and suiting. This fit is an example of what a pair of "Go To Hell" chinos can do for a stylish but otherwise mundane outfit.