The Ressler Challenge

6 Oct

The Ressler Challenge: Find a brand new outfit for a charity polo tournament this coming Saturday that says ‘Hey. I’m at a charity polo tournament.’

Financial Parameters: “Money is no object” (not really)
Dress Code: “More casual than a suit”
Timeline: Before Saturday (local, shipping discouraged)

Challenge Accepted.

Stops: 2

For the Greater Good, Florida Ave NW, Washington DC

J.CREW, M St NW, Washington DC

Pinpoint oxford club-collar shirt $59.50

Pinpoint oxford club-collar shirt $59.50

Hill Side Selvedge Chambray Plum Violet Tie $76

Hill Side Selvedge Chambray Plum Violet Tie $76

Optional: Silver Tie Bar

Maiden Noir Khaki Chino $200

Special note, keeping costs down requires a less baller alternative, like the version available at J.CREW.

Grey Sperry Bahama 3 Eye $100 (sold out at print time)

The non-sold out, navy version is workable too.


Levis Slim Trucker Jacket $89.50

Levis Slim Trucker Jacket $89.50

Total Cost: Between $300.50 and $525 (give or take)

I encourage future challenges.


One Response to “The Ressler Challenge”


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