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special guest/ NATHANIEL ADAMS talks about his 12th OUTFIT: 12 in 13 acts

NATTY_ADAMS_12_ike_ude NATHANIEL ADAMS: “This is my Oxford Don-ish Evelyn Waugh kind of suit. I love how professorly it looks, and I like that the patterns of the shirt and pocket square subvert that classicism just a little bit.”

special guest/ NATHANIEL ADAMS talks about his 11th OUTFIT: 11 in 13 acts

NATTY_ADAMS_11_ike_ude NATHANIEL ADAMS: “I think gray, green, purple, and burgundy are my best colors, and they’re all present here. I also like how playful the pattern is. It’s a thin flannel so it isn’t too warm, but that also makes it a bit delicate and…”

special guest/ NATHANIEL ADAMS talks about his 10th OUTFIT: 10 in 13 acts

NATTY_ADAMS_10_ike_ude NATHANIEL ADAMS: “The silk and wool blend of the suit gives it a lot of depth, and it looks quite different under different lights. The suit is very slim cut, as is the tie, which I think makes it look more….”

special guest/ NATHANIEL ADAMS talks about his 9th OUTFIT: 9 in 13 acts

NATTY_ADAMS_09_ike_ude NATHANIEL ADAMS: “I think my favorite thing about the suit is the soft, light flannel fabric. It drapes beautifully, and gives a lovely silhouette that makes me think of Cary Grant. That probably makes this my most “Old Hollywood” kind of suit.”

special guest/ NATHANIEL ADAMS talks about his 8th OUTFIT: 8 in 13 acts

NATTY_ADAMS_08_ike_ude NATHANIEL ADAMS: “The mohair blend of the jacket and the linen of the pants make this a very light outfit, good for the summer—and ascots help with a sweaty neck. If I had a yacht this is probably what I’d wear on it.”

special guest/ NATHANIEL ADAMS talks about his 7th OUTFIT: 7 in 13 acts

NATTY_ADAMS_02_ike_ude NATHANIEL ADAMS: ”... but the hat is really something special. ... I have a hard time turning down purple, especially such a beautifully made item. That hat is one of those rare single items of clothing that gives me immense pleasure to own and wear.”

special guest/ NATHANIEL ADAMS talks about his 6th OUTFIT: 6 in 13 acts

NATTY_ADAMS_06_ike_ude NATHANIEL ADAMS: “I love this outfit just because I find it strikes a rare balance between simplicity and flamboyance. I feel at ease and confident in it, whereas many people feel restricted by their formal wear.”

special guest/ NATHANIEL ADAMS talks about his 5th OUTFIT: 5 in 13 acts

NATTY_ADAMS_05_ike_ude NATHANIEL ADAMS: “I designed this jacket specifically for a Christmas holiday I spent with some friends at a cabin in Yorkshire, so this outfit brings back fond memories of that time.”

special guest/ NATHANIEL ADAMS talks about his 4th OUTFIT: 4 in 13 acts

NATTY_ADAMS_07_ike_ude NATHANIEL ADAMS: ” I like some of my traditional Indian clothing, but I don’t really wear it out of the house because as an American it feels a little too much like a costume for me; although I might wear it in public when visiting New Delhi.”

special guest/ NATHANIEL ADAMS talks about his 3rd OUTFIT: 3 in 13 acts

NATTY_ADAMS_04_ike_ude NATHANIEL ADAMS: “…..because this outfit reminds me of the Regency period and looks rather Romantic to me, I had quotes from Byron embroidered inside it – “Wine and women, mirth and laughter/Sermons and Soda Water the day after.”