18 December 2008

Winter Sun


There is something about winter sunshine that is far more joyful than a bright summer's day could ever be. Although the air is crisp and the cold hugs you close, the feeling of that sunshine is almost ineffable. Admittedly I was indoors yesterday despite those bright blue skies, however there was a felicity upon looking out of that window.

As Christmas comes closer, I always find myself seeking out outfits to express the festive period. Yesterday I decided to use red as the undercurrent for my outfit. Wearing a red plaid shirt under my grey sweater, and red socks with my black jeans, I wanted the colour to be understated rather than a simply red outfit. I also decided to wear a bow tie with the plaid shirt, as many may have already discovered, there is something about juxtaposing concepts in clothing that I enjoy. Mixing those smart and casual elements adds a lovely twist.

Currently playing: Girls All Around The World ft. Lil Wayne - Lloyd

xxxx

69 comments:

  1. aw your tie is cute! great outfit..could have even been saved for Christmas day itself! repeat? xx

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  2. I love what the window of sun did in the first picture! Hope you're doing good Dapper Kid! :)

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  3. hun you look fabu,love the first image so,love how your socks match the shirt,you are elegant!
    muah xx
    Marian

    p.s as for the UK!

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  4. As you know I'm a man with an eye for a coordinated sock..props to you.

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  5. i absolutely adore this outfit! bow tie, red socks, it's all good...:-)

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  6. red socks & bow tie...so cool & festive!!!

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  7. I love this outfit! boys in plaid always make my heart skip a beat.
    I also reckon bow ties are making a come back :)

    FYI
    i love the Sophomore look book! i will never get tired of their clothes and Cass Birds photography!

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  8. you were born to wear a bowtie, darling!

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  9. Love your bowtie, DK! That first pic in particular is stunning!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  10. Way to celebrate subtly. Love it! Why knock people over with a snowman jumper? I mean, really.

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  11. Yay - I love your outfit pictures.

    I'm stealing that plaid from you btw. Between the two of us - we could have a fierce plaid collex.

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  12. Agreed, give me a frosty crisp bright morning over hazy summer heat any day!
    I love a boy in a bow tie, more should do it! Looks fab teamed with more casual plaid

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  13. love the bow tie a little askew!

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  14. the first pic could be from a magazine, very cool!

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  15. I love your outfit! You look amazing with the bow tie;

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  16. i need more people like you in my life xx

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  17. Ohh I'm a fan! Brave move with the bow tie and it paid off.

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  18. bowtie+plaid shirt=fantastique!

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  19. very much like the first photo! and the bow is adorable!

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  20. red becomes you...very very festive.

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  21. You have a very subtle and sharp touch when incorporating seasonal elements into your look.

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  22. you really live up to your blogger name. SOOOOO dapper, indeed. i absolutely adore your style. it's unique, so you, and so fun.

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  23. DK, that's very pretty. Could I actually say that to a boy?!

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  24. I love how you wear red. Not too flashy, as red has a tendency to be...Subtle and elegant, and perfect for Christmas. I love it(;
    -And I wish more guys would wear bow ties!

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  25. yay! wnter sun.. u look pwedie. and that bow tie..

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  26. GAHHHHHHHHH!!! I love the bow tie!!! You are too cute!!

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  27. such a great outfit, slaid shirt, grey and a bow tie, i definitely need a bow tie.

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  28. I loved the bow tie, is really cute. And the styling is pretty good too.
    see you.

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  29. Looking pretty like always dear! Love the bow-tie :)!
    xxx

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  30. Oh I think you look fabulous!
    Very stylish.
    And yes, winter sun seems more appreciated.

    xoxo

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  31. dapper kid fo real!
    the bow tie with the plaid shirt
    makes me so very happy

    *kisses*

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  32. I lovvvee the combination of bright button-downs with demure sweaters. And you always do it so well.

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  33. When are you going to write this style book on how Men should dress.

    I love the outfit... it works for a guy from all age ranges and looks so sophisticated yet casual. Love it.

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  34. love the outfit and its festiveness :) the red socks are so cuuuute! and so is the bowwtie :):)

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    xoxo

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  36. loveee the outfit! and your hair-- to kill for!

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  37. i love the proportion of the bow tie to your sweater.

    great look!

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  38. I feel the same way about winter sun....

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