Posted on February 6, 2013

“I grin at thee thou grinning whale!”
~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville

This quirky Slim-Fit Whale Intarsia Cashmere Sweater by Thom Browne is the latest addition to my Mythical Menagerie of Menswear. Ok so it’s not exactly a “Mythical” creature, but I’m taking a leaf out of Brittany Pierce’s book, (being unemployed means I’ve been watching far too much Glee), letting my imagination run wild, and going for the whole “Moby Dick – white devil of the sea” angle or even Monstro from Disney’s Pinocchio, (yes, I’m reaching).

Moving on, this luxury piece of navy knitwear has its scottish manufacturing roots firmly emblazoned on the chest in the form of a cute little plaid whale that likes to destroy boats and bite off legs.

Check out how I would style and wear this wonderful piece from Mr Porter here.


A tad 90s looking but I do love my brights! I’d easily swap the green jeans for a black pair for the winter months!

Thom Brown Whale Intarsia Cashmere Sweater – £1330 from Mr Porter
Converse Chuck Taylor Hi-Top Canvas Sneakers – £40 from Mr Porter
J Brand Green Kane Slim Fit Washed Denim Jeans – £160 from Mr Porter
Thom Brown Polarised Metal Aviator Glasses – £495 from Mr Porter

Though using last season items, you can still check out Part I & Part II of my Mythical Menagerie of Menswear.


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