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Concord Button Downs Announces New Collaboration


With the upcoming release of its spring line, Concord Button Downs has joined forces with five additional clothing companies to help expand the importance of American made clothing. In partnering with these other organizations, Concord Button Downs plans to release a lookbook highlighting products exclusively made in the United States. The project has been coined, “The Made in America Collaboration.” Along with this new partnership, Concord Button Downs will release their new line of fine shirting, as well as a renovated website. Just like their previous line of men’s shirts, Concord Button Downs’ founder, Dan Castelline, continues to produce quality products that are made in the United States. To help with “The Made in America Collaboration,” Castelline connected with: Collared Greens, an eco-friendly neck wear company located in North Carolina, Jack Donnelly Khakis, a Georgia based pant company, Lemon & Line, a bracelet brand founded in Rhode Island, Gameday Blazers, a South Carolina company producing colorful sport coats, and Orvis, a renowned sporting brand with headquarters in Vermont and Virginia. All five companies seek to create products that represent the richness and history of American-made clothing. “My hope for this lookbook was to create a collaboration of quality products made in States for alike customers. We want to highlight the craftsmanship of domestically made goods via multiple boutiques and companies” said Castelline. Concord Button Downs is excited to bring its customers a completely renovated website, spring line, and a new collaboration on Thursday, May 16, 2013. To purchase these products or learn more about upcoming promotions, visit www.concordbuttondowns.com.


“The Made in America Collaboration is a stockpile of photographs, which highlight garments produced by local craftspeople. This collaboration was established to further unify companies that promote American made products, and believe in domestic ingenuity. Through the generosity of five independent clothing brands we outfitted our model entirely in American made apparel. As a result, this lookbook accentuates the unsurpassed quality of American products, while also demonstrating each company’s allegiance to support alike organizations. We feel privileged to have hosted such an event, and believe this shoot proves that Made in America is stronger now than ever before.”

-CBD Founder, Daniel Castelline


I’m really looking forward to seeing this “Made in U.S.A.” Lookbook as well as Concord Button Downs’ new site and Spring Line. Keeping a clothing brand’s manufacturing process domestic is no easy task. Celebrate the quality and history of domestic apparel by hash tagging #MadeinUSAcollab and liking CBD on Facebook.

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St. Patrick’s Day Style Guide

Irish Linen Regular Fit Sport Shirt — Brooks Brothers ($98.50)


Striped Flex Cap — Borsalino ($109-179)


Embroidered Shamrock Pants — Orvis ($59)

Clover Needlepoint Belt — Smathers and Branson ($165)

Driver Mocassin with Gancio Bit — Salvatore Ferragamo ($595)

Kokkari Ascot Tie — Ceravelo ($120)


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Holiday Gift Guide — The Boss

Although the weather hasn’t quite gone along with the Winter Wonderland theme the past two Decembers in New England, it doesn’t mean the staff at T&V can’t celebrate the most wonderful time of the year! To kick off my gift guide/wish list, I’d like to thank our advertisers who have supported us through the year. You’ve helped the site grow and outfit our readers in some awesome clothing! Without further adieu, here is The Boss’ Holiday Gift Guide:

The “Deerfield” shirt via J.J. Threads. Inspired by Deerfield Academy. Use code “t&v” for 20% off.

Men’s Madras Blazer via Cape Madras. They have great madras fabrics for each month of 2013!

 (Gray) Pullover by Goodees Clothing. Just as comfortable as VV and Patagonia for 1/2 the price.

Leatherback Tabbed OG Knot via Knot Belt Co. These belts are very versatile and can be worn by the docks or links. 

I don’t want to take up too much space with visuals, but here’s a list of some other gear every prep should be asking for this year!

Signature Sweatshirt — Orvis

G4Z Stockingfoots — Simms

Battle Road Plaid — Concord Button Downs

Vineyard Whale Bow Tie — Vineyard Vines

Helios Fly Rod + Guided trips to Newport, Vineyard, ACK, & Cape Cod — Kyle Prussing 

Yorktown Weekender Duffel — Hudson Sutler

Classic Board Short Brittle Starfish in Lagoon — Strong Boalt

Men’s Reefton in Grizzly — Ugg

Entourage, Curb your Enthusiasm, Eastbound & Down on DVD

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Field Chronograph by ORVIS

Rugged enough to handle hard use, handsome enough to wear anytime. Inspired by WWII field watches, with a tough stainless-steel case and a sturdy, brown genuine leather strap. Black face with luminous hands and subdials for easy reading of time. Scratch-resistant mineral crystal; superaccurate quartz movement. Case diameter 41mm. Water resistant to 50m. Imported.

Grandfather Time and Flavor Flav got nothing on this. Have a happy New Year!

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