the week in review

Winter brings layers and layers mix up all sorts of textures. I have been having some fun. Allow me to share: I have found myself looking for a reason to strap on a tie. It’s a good space for me; I’m glad I found it. Journey on, my lovelies!

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picking out patterns

When a man has an entire room for a closet, at some point limits have to be set. With sixteen feet of hanging bar for shirts alone, only so many of them can be solid blue before I can no longer stand it.  From this point on, any shirts have to be of such quality […]

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fancy dress occasion

Last night was an opportunity to dress to the nines. Well, these days, any night is a reason for that… I found a great pair of Doc Marten saddle oxfords, and focused on them for the entire ensemble. The jacket is a dark grey wool by Jos A Bank; the trousers a black and white […]

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tying the knot anew

A friend posted a link to a how-to over on Facebook. I was curious. It is called the Eldredge knot. It has limits as to the pattern that can be used with it; the smaller, the better. Here’s the how-to, over on black lapel.

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the week in review

So, I have indeed started documenting again. A good start… And now, a review of last week: Coming up at the end of the week: my annual trip home for the holidays. Conveniently enough, that also means a visit with the Man of Importance. Safe travels as you journey on, my lovelies!

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pushing past the mood

It may be easy to notice that dapperkink has been light on content recently. A move last year left me in a space in dire need of attention. So much so, that I don’t even have a decent backdrop for photo-shoots. This has been halting me from documenting anything in terms of my evolving personal […]

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the making of a crazy bunny

Last night, I was crazy as a bunny in April. Er, um, I mean, mad as a hare in March. I had an invitation to a tea party, from one hatter of questionable sanity. As soon as I opened the invitation, I got as mad as a March Hare. Or something of the sort… Of […]

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glen squared

A glen plaid shirt and a matching glen plaid tie…? Absolutely! The tie has been hanging on my wall for awhile now; the shirt showed up just a bit ago. When I realized the two were such a good match, I tingled. Honestly. Linen for the heat of summer, and silk for it’s surface and […]

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