This month we wanted to introduce something completely new to you. We’ve partnered with Sony Pictures Television to bring you “The Blacklist” box. Inspired by the infamous Raymond “Red” Reddington character, portrayed by James Spader, you’ll be the definition of traditional style. Classic prints and colors have made their way back and we’re passing this trend onto you.
A classic print from back in the day that has recently regained popularity is foulard. It can come in many shapes and sizes, typically with a form of geometric, floral, or emblem print and often incorporates several colors. You can bet Red has at least a dozen of these bad boys hanging in his closet. This print, especially in burgundy and brown will pair nicely with any dark suit. We encourage you to embrace the classic look and try this Sprezza x The Blacklist tie with a 3 Piece suit or a Double Breasted suit.
We found that Red seldom wears complete suits, but prefers rocking a vest. He has made this look iconic and nobody wears it quite like him. So, we took 2 of his favorite vest prints, pinstripe and plaid, and made these Sprezza x The Blacklist pocket squares.
The Blacklist Box wouldn’t be complete without a pair of dark brown aviators. Our friends over at Sunny Rebel were more than happy to help and hooked us up these sharp shades. Since we’re already almost in May, you’ll want to save these and rock them all Summer long.
For your ankles, we had to add a little fun to classic look. These polka dot socks by Slate & Stone are an absolute staple every man should own. The polka dots aren’t too big (like a lot of socks you see these days) so you can undoubtedly wear these with your most formal of suits.
Although we do love our usual fun and unique tie clips like whales, owls, anchors, and airplanes, we wanted to go back to the basics. Despite their namesake, cufflinks.com came through and gave us this classic silver tie clip. This staple accessory will last you a lifetime as you can wear it with literally any tie in your closet and it will never go out of style.
Since we included a wallet in our March Box, we decided to go a couple decades back and bring back a classic money clip. For those of you who get tired of sitting on that chunky square bulge in your back pocket all day, and who only carry a couple cards and a $20, this is just for you.
Don’t forget to tune in as The Blacklist returns to NBC on 4/20.
Nick S. // The Guide
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