The oxford cloth button down (OCBD) is an essential item in a man’s wardrobe. Praised for its versatility, it can be worn with shorts on the beach or under a blazer during a job interview. The OCBD is characterized by two main features, the oxford weave and button-down collar.
These shoes do indeed rival some that cost twice as much. The leather and construction are very, very good. The styling is elegant.
Boyer’s book consists of succinct essays on a broad variety of subjects that range from ‘Boots’ to ‘Fragrances’ to ‘Maintenance.’ He discusses not only specific styles and items, but also the philosophy of dress.