By my advanced age, having a new thought is an exciting thing. My latest internet obsession sparked a new thought the other day: I've been browsing hundreds of images on a menswear street-style blog called Mister Mort, and I was so excited by the stuff I was seeing that I was actually jealous of guys' style options! That's a first!
The blog celebrates real style, not just off duty models and gorgeous hipsters in designer gear. He's got an eye for great vintage and Americana work-wear, and he often shoots tradesmen, old dudes, and the homeless-esque: anyone can have cool gear. Looking at all these pictures inspired me to force Karl to try on a bunch of stuff at the thrift store; some of it he liked, but very little of it fit. Usual story: too small, too short for him. But he was a good sport.
There is always a focus on shoes, which has made me pretty critical of the footwear situation on men here in Vancouver. It was something that my boss always complained about, and I didn't really understand. Now I do. Yuck, all of these dumpy, boring cheap black "dress shoes"; looks like they were purchased as a last resort. Men should have a little more fun, celebrate getting dressed!