Fall has, and always will be, my very favourite season. It’s not just the beautiful change of colours and cooler temperatures, but also the fact that a man’s wardrobe expands drastically with a multitude of new sartorial options. Alas, freedom from the constraints of t-shirts, shorts and more t-shirts that summer often imprisons us with.
I grew up in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, so it’s safe to say that I am conditioned to (and quite enjoy) cooler weather. Don’t get me wrong, I love the heat, but Toronto’s humidity is next level and right now, I’m ready to move on. After wrapping up another issue of the Bay St. Bull, a business-lifestyle publication that I handle the editorial and creative direction for, I needed a respite from the madness of the concrete jungle and flew back home to Banff to decompress and revitalize with my family. There is something to be said about growing up in this haven, a true gem of Canada’s natural landscape. Right now, the colours have started to change and there is a slight crisp to the air that I absolutely thrive in and relish.
While out here, I’ve partnered up with my friends at Perry Ellis to showcase some of their menswear essentials set against the backdrop of my hometown. Not to mention, I’m also a part of their #100PiecesofPerry campaign, an exciting new take on the traditional runway show from the legendary menswear brand. I’ll be showcasing one item from their fall collection (see: beautiful burgundy button-up shirt) along with 99 other guys from around the world in this “social runway” of sorts, which will also be showcased on Perry Ellis‘s website and social channels, as well as GQ’s (A DREAM!!!)