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Hoodies/Jeans/Sneakers: September 14, 2015

September 14, 2015 | by Josh

It’s the stereotypical hacker outfit. Do it wrong, and you look like you’re still living with mom. Do it right, and you look like a million bucks (in unvested stock options). Here are three items — a hoodie, some jeans, and a pair of sneakers — worth a look this week.


The Hoodie: Old Navy Men’s Zip-Front Hoodie, $26.94

This is an affordable hoodie that everyone should own at least one of. It’s soft. Super duper soft. But it doesn’t look like it’s made out of fluffy fleece, it just looks normal. Nobody will know how comfortable you are in the Old Navy hoodie except for you and the people that you allow to touch you. In a deep navy blue it’ll go with most any outfit you’re putting together.

Old Navy Men's Zip-Front Hoodie


The Jeans: Levi’s 511 Slim Fit Jeans (Carbon Canyon), $33.98 (originally $69.00)

Unprecedented! We are letting you know about the same jean two weeks in a row! Nordstrom’s sale ended, but they kept the Levi’s 511 jeans on deep discounts. There’s no reason not to pick up our favorite pair of jeans for $34. In addition, their Levi’s 513 (slim fit, but without the leg taper) are discounted to the same $33 price-point, and it’s a great color too. They even have $46 Levi’s 501 jeans left in a few select sizes. From what we’ve seen, Nordstroms isn’t replenishing stock on these while they’re discounted, so get them at these prices before they’re gone.

Levi's 511 Carbon Canyon



The Sneakers: Lacoste Taloire 15, $85.84 (originally $135.00)

The Taloire is a casual shoe that you can get away with wearing to the office without looking like you’ve given up on looking professional. This off white (nearly cream) sneaker looks really sharp, just try not to step in the mud! The tan variant of this shoe looks even more work-ish, but the pricing on the off-white is what sets it apart for the time being. We’ll keep an eye on the tan ones for you.

Lacoste Taloire 15



Things I Didn’t Know I Needed: J.Crew Factory Carson Tie Case, $39.50 (originally $49.50)

We all have to travel for weddings, funerals, or for work and sometimes we have to bring along formal clothing. A problem I’ve never had: Rolling my tie up and putting it in my suitcase. They always come out without deformities and ready to go. Thanks to J.Crew, scientists have solved this pressing non-issue with their Carson Tie Case. Their product page doesn’t even have a description because their marketing people also couldn’t think of a way to try and get you to buy this unneeded accessory. Maybe give one to your Dad for Christmas if you don’t like him and you’re passive aggressive?

J.Crew Factory Carson Tie Case



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