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5 Stylish Items
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From a retro calendar to a unique design collaboration

5 stylish items to buy this week

The Valet. team is constantly scouring shops and the web to find the latest and greatest items from the worlds of fashion, footwear and gear. Here, the editors have assembled their latest finds—the items we deem worthy of your hard-earned money. Browse away, treat yourself to something and start the week off right.


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These are trousers, not pants. See the pleats? And the tapered silhouette? They're too polished to simply be pants. But that doesn't mean they're stuffy. Pair with your favorite sneakers or some beat-up loafers and a denim shirt (tucked in, of course), and you're both modern looking and comfortable. Plus, they're pretty affordable. But since they're Supreme, don't expect them to stay in stock.

Pleated trousers,
$168 by Supreme


Who's up for some retro soccer style? If you've already picked up a pair of adidas Sambas, then you definitely need to know about Rowing Blazers' latest collaboration. The neo-prep label has merged their New England aesthetic with English sportswear brand Umbro. They've reimagined several signature pieces, but our favorite is the coach's jacket.

Coach's jacket,
$250 by Rowing Blazers x Umbro



Do we need a desk calendar? Probably not. Do we want one? Without a doubt. It's just so damn handsome, right? A design classic, it was originally created in 1967 by the late, great modernist Enzo Mari for Italian manufacturer Danese Milano. Monocle's collaboration comes in an olive drab shade with a salmon filter over the day of the week to brighten up your day—even on a Monday.

Timor perpetual calendar,
$180 by Monocle x Danese Milano


If you wear them, an easy summer will come. That's our current mantra for rushing the season. These shorts from Topo Designs are constructed from DWR-treated nylon with a two-way stretch that's great for everything from hikes and float trips to weekend errands or slow mornings at home. They're easygoing and comfortable, plus the adjustable quick-release T-lock belt is a really nice touch.

River shorts,
$79 by Topo Designs



There's a lot to like about this artisanal cocktail syrup. Maple? Good. Bacon? Even better. This sweet, smoky and salty syrup adds a layer of complexity to your favorite bourbon cocktail. My hope is that it results in a drink like the “fat-washed” Old Fashioneds I first had years ago at New York's PDT (and often return to whenever I'm there). Apologies to vegans, or anyone who doesn't like the idea of bacon in their drink.

Maple bacon old fashioned syrup,
$33 by Proof

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