DOUBLE Live-Action Getup: Creating Modern Looks with Sneakers

Multiply the number of outfits you can make by introducing the RIGHT sneakers.
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Men's Style - Aureus Sneakers

But you can't just slap on Brooks running shoes and think you're good to go: These sneakers aren't athletic sneakers. The wingtip is a hat tip to more formal menswear, and the elastic laces don't require floppy bunny ears, creating a clean silhouette.

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Men's Casual Style Outfit Inspiration

Shawl collar sweater American Apparel Tri Blend Tee Aureus Nubuck Sneakers Levi's 510 Rigid Dragon Jeans Daniel Wellington watch

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Shane Martin is an avid Primer reader and founder of Lean Mean Creative Machine, a design and marketing agency based in Los Angeles.

  • browneagle44 ロベルト

    Love it. All of it.

  • Robert Wallace

    Good stuff!

  • Charlie

    Like the 2nd option

  • Grover

    Dig the 2nd look. Nice to see something not so preppy for a change!

    • Andrew

      You don’t think a shawl collar cardigan is preppy? 🙂 Just messing with you, glad you like it!

      • Grover

        Ha. It’s all in what you pair it with, I guess.

  • proteinnerd

    Really like the quick explanations on why it works

    • Andrew

      I’m happy they’re helpful. 🙂

  • Sam

    Yeah man, great stuff! Looking forward to more of your ideas on here!

  • Wyatt

    This is what i was talking about Andrew 🙂 nice to see a good casual look every once in a while

  • bankc11

    Great stuff as always! Just a heads up, the Pinterest link isn’t showing the picture where it shows which stores you can buy the clothes from.

    • Andrew

      Thanks for letting me know, I’m not sure what would cause that! I’ll look into it.

  • Ross

    Great Job Shane. I’m a huge fan of the second one. The only thing I don’t care for in the first look is the Jacket. Its a little too urban looking for my taste. Do you have an alternative choice for the Jacket?

  • Rob

    The colors and textures all work, but why are your jeans rolled up? Did you order them a size too long by accident?

    • Justin

      Cuffs look good and are part of the look.

  • Zac Silk

    Does anyone have any advice on how the shawl collar cardigan should fit? I’ve got a few, some that are a medium, more loose and end mid fly. As well as some that are a small and are quite tight.

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  • DJ Hargrave

    Awesome looks! That second one is on point.

    DJ | Founder of Tailor Made Style

  • Nathaniel R

    I bought the blue shoes in the second look, but they tore my heels up to the point where I’ve had to send them back. Just a heads up

    • Andrew

      Wrong size maybe? I haven’t had that problem.

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  • Seth

    Anyone find any replacements for the blue varsity jacket in the first one? Both seem to be sold out.

  • Simran

    This was very helpful