Standard & Strange in Oakland’s Temescal Alley

Standard & Strange

Many people that know of my love for menswear had been telling me that I’ve got to check out Standard & Strange in Oakland’s Temescal Alley. I finally got to check it out on a First Friday. Lucky for me it was also the night that Kyle Rancourt of Rancourt & Co. was appearing there. Not only […]

Keenan

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The trig hunters (Shauntee, Gillian and myself) headed over to the Ferry Building’s Farmers Market this past Saturday to do some style scouting and Keenan was the first stylish man that we found. He stood out from the rest of the crowd in his casual but polished outfit. He incorporated classic pieces such as the Ray-ban Wayfarers […]

The Men of Klein Epstein & Parker

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On a recent trig hunt in Hayes Valley, Gillian and I stumbled upon this menswear shop, Klein Epstein & Parker. When I spotted the mannequin out front, I knew this place was going to be a jackpot of stylish menswear. The styling exemplified everything I look for in men’s formal fashion. A fitted men’s suit with accessories […]

Oakland Supply Co. in Oakland’s Waterfront Warehouse District

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The other day I was visiting a friend in Oakland’s Waterfront Warehouse district and I noticed this cool shop in the neighborhood. This was my first time at Oakland Supply Co. and I really dug the aesthetic of the place. Lots of stuff that T&P readers would be interested in. Especially those readers that are […]

T&P Goes Camping: A Men’s Style Guide for The Great Outdoors

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This past weekend, I went on a family camping trip to of all places, Napa Valley. Bothe-Napa State Park to be precise. Yes, I felt the earthquake. It woke up everyone at the campsite but after confirming that yes indeed it was an earthquake, we all went right back to sleep. I didn’t even get […]

William Way

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It was a beautiful warm sunny day in San Francisco, which made it a bit difficult to find stylish men. I had spent a couple hours scouting the ferry building and the embarcadero with not even a false alarm. People were walking around in comfort clothes. I can’t blame them, but it does make the […]

Famous Wayne, Shoe Shine King

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While out T&P scouting, I noticed a man in a powder blue fedora standing next to what can best be described as a “Shoe Shine Throne”.  This is how I met Famous Wayne, the “World Famous Shoe Shine King”. Famous Wayne has been at his current location, near the corner of Market and Drumm right next […]

Carlos Juarez of Vintage Artisan

Vintage Artisan

Meet Carlos Juarez, founder and designer of Vintage Artisan. I first noticed Vintage Artisan when I saw pictures of the Huaraches on Twitter. It was actually perfect timing as I was recently discussing the lack of options for men when it came to summer styling. Especially when it came to shoes. In an informal poll […]

T&P Father/Son Duo, Colin and Dashell Adams

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First of all Happy Fathers’s Day to everyone out there. Whether you are celebrating your father, any other special fatherly type, or you yourself are a father, I hope you are having a wonderful day. Shout out to my father, Robert Green, I love you! Ok, so in celebration of this special day, the Trig […]

Eduardo Escobedo

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Eduardo was easy to spot with that bowtie and super sharp outfit. He’s another Ferry Building find which makes us think that the Ferry Building is a great scouting spot. (Note to well-dressed men: Please frequent the Embarcadero and Ferry building so that we can spot you.) Eduardo is an East Bay resident who was […]