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The History of the Bit Loafer

Posted on January 14 2021

The History of the Bit Loafer

The bit loafer has earned a reputation for being sophisticated yet more formal than some of its loafer peers but it still maintains an approachable aura.

From the bit loafer's equestrian inspired beginnings to how it became synonymous with finance and some of the Hollywood set, let’s take a quick look at its rich and varied journey as well as what makes the Jay Butler bit loafer unique.

In Their Shoes: A Cardiology Fellow Discusses Growing up in an Immigrant Family, Expressing His Aesthetic, and Styling His Jay Butler Loafers.

Posted on November 10 2020

In Their Shoes: A Cardiology Fellow Discusses Growing up in an Immigrant Family, Expressing His Aesthetic, and Styling His Jay Butler Loafers.
We’re talking with Janish Kothari, a cardiology fellow from Pennsylvania, about how he grew into his style, what he wears to work, and his favorite pair of Jay Butler perforated bit loafers.

The History of the Penny Loafer

Posted on September 24 2020

The History of the Penny Loafer

The penny loafer has transcended seasonal trends and is regarded as a timeless essential - much like a pair of khakis or a polo shirt.

From the penny loafer’s international beginnings to how it became synonymous with Ivy League style, let’s take a quick look at its rich and varied journey as well as what makes the Jay Butler penny loafer unique.

Looks: Memorial Day Weekend (Where the Figawi?)

Posted on May 24 2018

Looks: Memorial Day Weekend (Where the Figawi?)
With the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend, the summer season is finally upon us, time to bring out your favorite Memorial Day gear and enjoy the long weekend.

Looks: Red, White & Blue

Posted on June 28 2017

Looks: Red, White & Blue
Dressing for the Fourth of July holiday is pretty straight forward; just wear ample helpings of red, white and blue.  Although there are endless ways to pair the colors, we wanted to share our favorite pairing this year with you.

How To Wear & Style Loafers With Gentleman's Gazette

Posted on April 24 2017

How To Wear & Style Loafers With Gentleman's Gazette
Over the past number of months we have shared a variety of ways to wear loafers.  Showcasing how to wear them with everything from bathing suits to tuxedos.  Recently, our founder sat down with Sven Raphael Schneider from Gentleman's Gazette to discuss all things loafers. Save

Looks: Tweed & Turtlenecks

Posted on March 02 2017

With the end of winter in sight, there is still time to get some last wears out of some of the best pieces that can carry themselves both in winter and the early part of the spring.

Looks: Almost All Black Everything

Posted on February 01 2017

An all black ensemble can sometimes be a bold one, however it is not for everyone's taste.  The key to pulling off a successful all black, or almost all black, look is to mix different textures.

Dress Like Bond

Posted on January 18 2017

Throughout Skyfall, James Bond, played by Daniel Craig, went through numerous outfit changes, but one of the more underrated ensembles consisted of an olive green Barbour field jacket, dark brown corduroys, a blue crew neck sweater, and a dark brown knotted scarf.

 

Looks: Monochromatic Brown

Posted on January 04 2017

Creating a monochromatic ensemble is one way to use a singular color palette without matching too much.  We decided to center our outfit around both cool and warm toned browns.

Looks: The Not So Ugly Christmas Sweater

Posted on December 13 2016

Not excited about your fourth ugly Christmas sweater party of the season?  Neither are we.  As an alternative to those notorious sweaters we would like to showcase a more subdued, but equally festive, look.

Saturdays Are For The Boys

Posted on November 07 2016

Looks: First Of Fall

Posted on October 13 2016

Looks: First Of Fall
Fall is here, but it is not quite cool enough for all of the layers one typically associates with fall attire. For this look, we wanted to build an outfit by working backwards, starting with the shoes. We based the ensemble around a pair of brown suede Millbank bit loafers, and then worked upward.Save

Looks: The Navy Blue Suit

Posted on October 04 2016

Looks: The Navy Blue Suit

Looking great does not have to be a chore. A navy suit is a cornerstone in any man’s wardrobe.  Its functionality, coupled with its ability to be easily styled, allows it to be worn for a variety of occasions. Regardless of season, situation, or styling a man is almost never out of place while wearing a navy suit.

Looks: Summer Shorts, Fall Colors

Posted on September 22 2016

Looks: Summer Shorts, Fall Colors
Although it does not always feel like it, fall is officially upon us. Cheesy puns aside, the temperatures in much of the country have been ranging from the 50s to the 80s. Summer is sticking around for as long as possible. Depending on where you live, shorts may still be circulating in your wardrobe.Save

Looks: Bit Loafers & Black Tie

Posted on August 30 2016

Looks: Bit Loafers & Black Tie
Summer wedding season is coming to an end and the fall wedding and event season is fast approaching.  That said, black tie events may very well be in your future.  Don’t be alarmed when an invitation reads ‘Black Tie’.  We realize that sometimes it can cause panic and anxiety.  In reality it is an easy dress code to adhere to.  SaveSave

Trunk Show: Jay Butler At The Skinny Dip

Posted on August 10 2016

Trunk Show: Jay Butler At The Skinny Dip
Jay Butler will be returning to Nantucket for its annual visit to the island this weekend with a trunk show at The Skinny Dip.  The Skinny Dip is 'a summer collective' featuring brands like Orlebar Brown, Tucker Blair, Ellsworth & Ivey and for this weekend only; Jay Butler. Save

Summer Looks: To The Beach

Posted on July 28 2016

Summer Looks: To The Beach
We're in the dog days of summer and it is important to look good while by the pool or ocean.  We’ve put together a few thoughts on how to up your style for future waterside wanderings.

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