The Amazon Outfit: Ready for Anything

A casual look that will carry you through the craziness of the holidays.

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I'm excited to announce that this is the first Amazon Outfit sponsored by Amazon and Philips! Special thanks to them for believing in Primer's affordable style mission. 

The Amazon Outfit - Ready for Anything

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I’ve been on the road off and on for four weeks now. First, Thanksgiving. Then, the inevitable work rush that happens before people take some real time off between Christmas and New Years. Now the holidays. I’m having a blast. But it also means I’m traveling pretty light.

That’s the inspiration for this Amazon Outfit – versatility in dressiness level, aesthetic, and warmth, with everything you see available with two-day shipping thanks to Prime and free returns if it doesn’t fit.

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I love this M65 military jacket. But it's the third one I bought. All three were from Alpha Industries. The first two were the traditional M65, I ordered two because one was in my size and one was sized down, which I had learned to do with Alpha's jackets with my parka. Unfortunately, the traditional M65 jackets were just so baggy: Makes sense if you're wearing it in the military, but to dinner with a slim fit shirt, not so much.

I was pretty bummed but then randomly came across the “Defender” model. This is a civilian take on the classic military jacket, without all of the bulk and extra space.  It also has a softer, more worn-in feel. Luckily with Prime, I returned the other two for free and got the Defender in two days. Win!

OneBlade Pro review

Philips Norelco OneBlade Pro, $69.96

As part of my nomadic lifestyle right now I’ve also been field testing the Philips Norelco OneBlade Pro two-in-one trimmer/shaver. I’ve written up my initial thoughts here. The gist of that first review?

Maintenance shaving should be as easy as brushing your teeth. For that, at home, the OneBlade Pro delivers. Fast, even, shaving and trimming. But how about on the road?

A couple features on the OneBlade Pro stand out so far: it’s compact, light, and holds a charge extremely well (for up to 45 minutes of shaving time). That means I’m not having to plug in every night or each time I move between Airbnbs or hotel rooms. The embedded LED indicator tells me when I need a charge (and so far it hasn’t been in an airport – whew).

Is it the same shave as a safety razor? No. But it’s not supposed to be. For guys with beards or, like me, lighter facial hair it’s nice – really nice – to spend that early morning time laying waste to a continental breakfast instead of shaving.

Since I found one of the 14 micro length settings that works for me a couple weeks ago I haven’t touched it since and the blades continue to feel plenty sharp and my maintenance shaves smooth.

You can pick up the OneBlade Pro on Amazon for $69.

206 collective boots

I'm pretty excited to add a pair of gray boots to my arsenal. Black boots can sometimes look cheap, plain or uniform-y, but in gray, these better show off the texture of the leather and the burnishing on the toe and heel.

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Philips Norelco OneBlade Pro

Alpha Industries M65 Defender

Goodthreads Lambswool Cable Sweater

Goodthreads Plaid Herringbone Shirt

Levi's 511 Slim Jeans

206 Collective Motorcycle Boots

 

Andrew is the founder and editor of Primer. He's a graduate of American University and currently lives in Los Angeles. Read more about Primer on our About page. On Instagram: @andrewsnavely and @primermagazine.

  • Ryan

    Hey Andrew, just wanted to say this particular Getup is awesome, and all the recent ones have been rad as well! Glad to see Primer getting some great sponsors like Amazon and Philips too

    • http://www.primermagazine.com/ Andrew

      Thank you so much Ryan!!! I really appreciate that. 🙂 Glad you’ve been digging them.

  • Ethan Berry

    Over half of this stuff is on my Amazon wishlist, lol. That gives me hope for my developing eye. I am 100% okay with the fact that I’m keeping an eye on clothes that Andrew happens to own! Also, I really dig those grey boots! I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything like them. I want

    • http://www.primermagazine.com/ Andrew

      haha Nice! That’s great! 🙂 Yeah, these gray boots are a first for me, I’m excited to experiment with them.

  • Zac Silk

    I feel your pain Andrew, I’ve got a field jacket from Gap that’s a medium. But even with the drawstrings I can’t seem to make it slim enough.

    I’m going to look into the defender jacket, I’ve got one of Alpha Industries bombers and I’m very impressed with the quality. So I’ll try and invest in another m65, shame it doesn’t come in navy as I also have one in olive.

  • Michael

    Can you suggest any alternative slim black jeans?

    I tried the 511 in black (with stretch, I think), and they seemed a bit too tight. Do they loosen up as you wear them?

    Something a bit tighter than 513s, but looser than 511s would be ideal

    • http://www.primermagazine.com/ Andrew

      Yes, give Gap slim or Athletic fit a try.

    • rogun

      The Gap slim is a nice choice, but I’ll also mention the Levi 512. It’s like the 513, but with a tapered leg. J.Crew has the 484 and their factory stores have the Driggs fit, which are both good.

      • http://www.primermagazine.com/ Andrew

        Seconding the 512, but they may be too slim by the sounds of it.

    • Joshua Michael

      I’d suggest the 541s. Roomier in the thigh, with some stretch built in. Tons of colors, theyre the only jeans I buy now.