By Lacy Brunnette

Brothers Joel (left) and Aaron Clutts with the B.vander clothing line at Dornink.
Brothers Joel (left) and Aaron Clutts with the B.vander clothing line at Dornink.

Dornink kept its doors open late last Thursday for “Whisky, Wine & Wares.” About 50 guests sipped Irish and Scotch whiskeys as they perused new arrivals for fall. Dornink’s most recent venture, B.vander, presented winsome men’s pieces from weekend wear to suits. Brothers Aaron and Joel Clutts are the line’s buyers and stylists.

Clothing designer and boutique owner Sarah Dornink offered these trends and tips for men’s fashion this season:

  • Buttoned-up: Think fitted, bold and retro. Choose crisp button-up shirts in a classic print revival, such as gingham and paisley.
  • Cuffed pants: Roll jeans to tidy up and add instant style. Use this style tip when pairing with a chukka or boot.
  • Chunky knit cardigans: Replay the spirit of the 1990s with the panache of an off-duty leading man. Look for distinctive details, such as shawl collars or toggles.

B.vander shares Dornink’s East Village space at 518 E. Grand Ave. Shoppers can also find more information on B.vander’s Facebook page.

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