Brandon Mahler on High-Low Style

  • August 7, 2014
  • Written By David Chen

Just over a year ago, I met Brandon Mahler at an event held by The Houston Collective at The Class Room. He was running the 3Sixteen pop-up shop and noticed that I was wearing the indigo dyed 3sixteen X Converse. For awhile I thought he worked for 3Sixteen but it turns out he works for Gucci.

He is known around town as the guy who is super into fashion but kind of follows the beat of his own drum. He wears what he wants and looks cool every single time. Brandon discussed his opinion on High-Low style and took us through his fashion phases.

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Thom Browne, Menswear, Spring Summer, 2015, Fashion Show in Paris

Thom Browne Spring Summer ’15

  • July 31, 2014
  • Written By Timothy Nguyen

Thom Browne is known as a showman who showcases a glimpse of what is going on in his mind to the public with his runway shows. The core of the Thom Browne aesthetic is the grey cropped suit but during fashion week that all changes. The cropped suit will always be at the center of every show but it is re-appropriated in wild ways under a single theme.

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David on Tall Ramones (Mainline, of course)

  • July 24, 2014
  • Written By David Chen

This is a story that Tim, the blog owner; Levi, our SLP built photographer; and Jesse, the best men’s sportswear salesman in Sak’s history, have come to love.

There’s one thing you gotta know about me and it’s when I want something bad, I’m extremely obsessive about it.

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Something Bespoke Welcomes David Chen

  • July 22, 2014
  • Written By Timothy Nguyen

Let me go ahead and take this chance to announce that David is going to be a contributor to Something Bespoke from this day forward. He will be releasing content every Thursday at 10:00AM CST.

David Chen is a friend I made a little bit over a year ago through MaleFashionAdvice on Reddit when he responded to a post about a Houston meetup. Read below to find out who he is and what he has planned for Something Bespoke.

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Myth & Symbol on Taking Risks and “Just Doing You”

  • July 15, 2014
  • Written By Timothy Nguyen

My first encounter with Chau and Trang of Myth &  Symbol was at a social media branding talk hosted by The Class Room for their Lifestyle Class Series.

Myth and Symbol is a women’s boutique located in Rice Village near the heart of Houston, Texas whose mission is to bring expertly crafted works of style and beauty — especially from independent and responsible sources — into their patrons’ lives. They carry brands such as Demylee, Ilana Kohn and Steven Alan displayed in a beautifully curated space.

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