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Zoom Attire for March 31st. . .

This comfy, old shirt from Land's End (purchased in 2004) is beginning to show signs of wear, but it doesn't look too bad when pressed and tossed under a blazer. 

Hard to go wrong with olive, khaki, or tan chinos and loafers.

Some years back, I finally concluded that the most versatile dress socks are those in navy and occasionally mid-blue.  If you have a lot going on elsewhere, it's best to keep the socks fairly understated relative to everything else to avoid straying unwittingly into clown territory.

The usual spate of online meetings -- brief, but meetings nonetheless -- at the dining room table today (the light is kinder there than elsewhere in the house), so why not dress it up a bit with my most used navy blazer, olive chinos, penny loafers, and braided belt?  The shirt and necktie have not seen the light of day in more than a year.  The wool and dinosaur pocket square is a recent purchase (on sale) from Ben Silver.  How could I resist a bit of playful irreverence while also giving a nod to my son's fascination of longstanding with the prehistoric lizards?

-- Heinz-Ulrich


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