Live Action Getup: Casual, Rugged Layers

Primer reader Pyung steps out in a refined yet rugged look by layering a conservative oxford shirt with his more casual workwear like this mid-layer henley, and his favorite worn-in denim jacket.
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In addition to being an avid Primer reader, Pyung Kim is a Los-Angeles based writer / filmmaker who firmly believes that clothes and fit make the man.

  • Brandon Atkins

    Not a fan of Kenneth Cole. I’d swap the boots out for these:

    Aldo doesn’t always make the best shoe either, but these look good and for only $70. The henley over oxford looks surprisingly good.

    • Adam Kappel

      $50 for the books linked here. Not bad!

  • DaveD

    If you’re going to go with ALDO, I’d go with Guietta as these are rumored to be made by Chippewa (well regarded), assuming you can find your size.

    • jordan

      Wearing these right now, and could not love them more. Try going in to your local store for more sizes than they show online.

  • Vincent Adultman

    I’ve had my eye on that Old Navy denim jacket for a while now. Which color do you think would be more versatile?

  • Rory Blackburn

    I recon the henley over the oxford only works because they are similar colours and are covered by the jacket. I don’t think that look would work without the jacket but it looks really good like that

    • Jason M

      I agree

  • Daniel
  • Alex Black

    Henley over the oxford is a game-changer… solid move

  • DJ Hargrave

    This is an awesome post man. Don’t forget you can grade the chinos for joggers for more comfort!

    DJ | Menswear Enthusiast

  • Zac Silk

    Would I be right in thinking that you’d need a thicker weight henley in this look?

    As opposed to other henley’s (H&m, Target) linked previously.

    Other than that it looks awesome. The lighter nature of the jacket makes the look pretty casual.

    But I have had my eye on a Gap denim jacket in a functional rinse wash.

  • Jeff

    Is the jacket he’s wearing the Old Navy one linked to in this? Doesn’t look quite the same, so i’m worried about fit.

    • Eric

      The buttons say Banana Republic which was “established in ’78”. Doesn’t seem to be any current style on their website

  • JL

    This outfit is fantastic thank you for sharing!

  • Brandon B

    For a nicer alternative to the boots- i have a pair of new Rancourt x Huckberry Knox boot in size 10, Color 8, classic heel, chromexcel. A very nice smoother/dressier cap toe work boot in a bit of a burgundy color. Selling for $350 (retail is $450). Email me @ [email protected] if anyone is interested. Apologies for the shameless plug- just trying to move these!

  • Steve

    Dude. Henley over the oxford is KILLING it. Very cool.

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