22
Mar

Acronym SS14 — I’m probably really late to this party and techwear isn’t really my thing, but these jackets are undeniably cool and appealing (especially so if you commute via public transit). 

(Via warrenellis)

13
Mar

Men's Wearhouse & Jos. A Bank Form Evil Voltron Of Ill-Fitting Menswear

I felt a great disturbance in the #menswear tag, as if millions of bloggers suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened.”

14
Feb
stagdining:

Proper shooting attire at The Pacific Rod & Gun Club in San Francisco, CA.
Photo: Andria Lo

stagdining:

Proper shooting attire at The Pacific Rod & Gun Club in San Francisco, CA.

Photo: Andria Lo

12
Feb

The Silentist Wardrobe Sale — It’s that time again where I clean out items in my closet. I take PayPal, ship via USPS Priority Flat Rate and do my best to describe the items. Prices do not include shipping (generally speaking, add about $10 — discounts for multiple items). If you’re interested in an item, email me at kiyoshimartinez@gmail.com. 

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Navy herringbone cotton blazer ($300) — From L.B.M. 1911, an unstructured cool-weather blazer lined only in the sleeves. Features a 3-roll-2 front with notch lapels, patch pockets and dual vents. Functioning surgeon cuffs and two interior pockets. A soft brushed cotton that’s slightly heavier in a dense herringbone weave that’s been washed for softness. Sized 48 EU (38R US). Unaltered. Made in Italy.

  • Pit-to-pit: 21.25”
  • Across shoulders: 18.5”
  • Across waist: 19.25”
  • Back of collar to hem: 28.5”
  • Sleeve: 25”

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Dove grey V-neck lambswool sweater ($65) — From Howard Yount, a simple solid V-neck sweater with set-in sleeves and ribbed cuffs and hem. Sized Small. Made in Scotland.

  • Pit-to-pit: 20”
  • Length: 26.5”
26
Jan
bntailor:

Turtleneck three musketeers at B&Tailorshop


Saving for reference next fall.

bntailor:

Turtleneck three musketeers at B&Tailorshop

Saving for reference next fall.

(via either--or)

17
Jan
RJR — A good friend.

RJR — A good friend.

13
Jan

Point Pinos — Try to avoid sitting down in seagull shit.

13
Jan
Noah Zagor — Great catching up with him in my old neighborhood (Logan Square) when I visited Chicago a few weeks ago. 

Noah Zagor — Great catching up with him in my old neighborhood (Logan Square) when I visited Chicago a few weeks ago. 

10
Jan

Custom New Balance 574 — Played around with the custom shoe maker tool tonight and made a design based around the colors of my sadly departed pet cockatiel, Rico. Sometimes nature gives you a good color palette to work with.

08
Jan
khakiscarmel:

Scarpe di Bianco
Scotch grain anima balmorals on the 3376 last.

These just came in today and they made me feel instantly envious. 

khakiscarmel:

Scarpe di Bianco

Scotch grain anima balmorals on the 3376 last.

These just came in today and they made me feel instantly envious. 

03
Jan
WIWT: Chicago — Spent the past four days in a snowy, cold and windy Chicago. Despite all of that, it was great to be back to see friends and family (and eat food that I’ve come to miss). 

WIWT: Chicago — Spent the past four days in a snowy, cold and windy Chicago. Despite all of that, it was great to be back to see friends and family (and eat food that I’ve come to miss). 

19
Dec
Really amazed at how well this photo turned out that my friend happened to snap tonight. 

Really amazed at how well this photo turned out that my friend happened to snap tonight. 

15
Dec
Warm winter weekends — Brown naked cowhide leather bomber, blue OCBD, raw denim, tennis shoes and aviators. 

Warm winter weekends — Brown naked cowhide leather bomber, blue OCBD, raw denim, tennis shoes and aviators. 

09
Dec
James Bond and the black long-sleeve polo — The more I think about this item, the more I think it’s one of the most overlooked items on all those “wardrobe staples” lists bloggers like to write.
(Photo via The Suits of James Bond)

James Bond and the black long-sleeve polo — The more I think about this item, the more I think it’s one of the most overlooked items on all those “wardrobe staples” lists bloggers like to write.

(Photo via The Suits of James Bond)

07
Dec
vandafineclothing:

081213 is just about half a day away! Please note that our workshop will be closed tomorrow for a private event - no prizes for guessing what the event is!We also have something quite special planned for this joyful occasion. Trust us, this will be one Sunday that you’ll probably want to check in to our website…A tiny hint: Diana and I are feeling rather happy and generous this weekend

A huge congratulations to Diana & Gerald, my two favorite #menswear artisans! May you both have many happy years together in your future.

vandafineclothing:

081213 is just about half a day away! 

Please note that our workshop will be closed tomorrow for a private event - no prizes for guessing what the event is!

We also have something quite special planned for this joyful occasion. Trust us, this will be one Sunday that you’ll probably want to check in to our website…

A tiny hint: Diana and I are feeling rather happy and generous this weekend

A huge congratulations to Diana & Gerald, my two favorite #menswear artisans! May you both have many happy years together in your future.

About The Silentist

A menswear blog on finding your personal style, written by Kiyoshi Martinez.

I work at Khaki's of Carmel and live in the Monterey Bay area. Formerly from Chicago.

E-mail me, I'm fairly nice: thesilentist@gmail.com

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