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Grease.

Erik Engstrom

I didn't really read the books I was assigned in high school. Catcher in the Rye. The Great Gatsby. I've read them now, but I just hated reading for assignments. There was one that I read. The Outsiders. The story captivated my mind. The plot engaged me. I think it was the rebellious spirits that gave me a sense of adventure. Or I just loved the greaser aesthetics of the 1950s. 

The slicked back hair and leather jackets were some of the best things to happen in fashion. The greaser attitude and style is something I try to bring into my wardrobe with modern twists. 

Uniqlo has these amazing jeans that I'm in love with. They are the stretchiest pants I own. I lost my mind seeing all of the color options. I chose these ruby colored ones to add a little more color to my closet. Greasers usually rock jeans, white, and black. What does the modern greaser wear? Red pants, that's what.

erik.

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Urban Outfitters Leather Jacket (similar)
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DENM.

Tommy Engstrom

When I see them pretty green eyes
Looking right back at mine
I just wanna love you, baby

Okay, okay, okay...I have to give my brother credit for this one. As much as I like to say that I am the one in the family that is the most up-to-date and in-the-know in regards to music, he went and found an incredible song that I cannot stop listening to. 

It is called "Green" by DENM.

I am just going to tell you up front, don't doubt me, don't doubt Erik, just turn on your Spotify, or iTunes, or YouTube, whatever you use to listen to music, and listen to this song. And then play it again. And again. And again, until you love it so much that you may have to take a quick 5-minute break and then start the whole process over again. 

When the weather starts cooling down I find myself listening to more music. I am not sure how that is really possible because I always have headphones on me in case I have a few free minutes to listen to music. If someone were to ask me what I had to bring to a deserted island? Music. Always and forever. And this song better be loaded on there!

Tommy.


What's the Occasion?

Erik Engstrom

What do you dress up for? Sunday church, office job downtown, a date? There always seems to be a stigma around putting on a dress shirt and a tie - that you only do so for a special occasion. I hate that. 

It could be Sunday, Monday, Thursday, or even a Friday morning trip to the grocery store - I love wearing slacks, a button down, and a tie. One of my biggest pet peeves? When people ask me, "what's the occasion?" Is today not a good enough reason? I'm not going on a date, I don't have a special business meeting - I'm just me. Can't you just let me do me?

Since I was in middle school a tie has always been a part of my wardrobe. I remember watching videos online, teaching myself how to tie my first tie. A double Windsor. I got into high school and taught myself multiple ways of tying a tie, and then added bow ties. My current favorite knot is the Oriental (simple) Knot. The knot is so simple, casual yet classy for any occasion. 

The Tie Bar is my go to shop for ties, and has been since high school. With hundreds of options, Tie Bar simply can't be beat by other competitors. I recently picked up this ruby knit tie and love how casually it fits into any outfit. 

Today, I'm ready to conquer anything. 

erik.

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Bonobos Button Down (similar)
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