• trig (trĭg)

    1. Smart and trim, as in appearance; neat.

    2. Being in good condition.


Heikal Gani & Kyle Vucko of Indochino

When the T&P Team spotted this stylish duo at the Ferry Building, it came as no surprise to find out that these two young men are the founders of the menswear company, Indochino. Talk about hitting the Trig & Polished scouting jackpot! These men are experts in mens fashion.  They look great and the suits … Continue reading


Manny Fabregas

Manny was one of the stylish men that I spotted at the  Alameda Point Antiques Faire. If you look closely, you might notice a theme in Manny’s wardrobe. I picked up on it slightly when I noticed his Levi’s and then when I looked up the maker of his knapsack, Duluth Pack, it became even … Continue reading


Emmett Zeifman

We spotted this well-dressed New Yorker, Emmett Zeifman, in front of the Ferry Building. First thing that caught my eye…that jacket. Green is my favorite color so my eye is naturally drawn to anything in the Green family. Olive is pretty much at the top of my list of favorite green shades. I love the … Continue reading


Peter Battiste

 On a gorgeous Saturday morning, we headed to the Ferry Building Farmers Market to do some trig spotting. I told Gillian, “There’s one!” as I spotted those elbow patches peeking through the rear view of the crowd ahead of us. Then I saw the awesome herringbone wool shawl-neck cardigan that the elbow patches were attached … Continue reading


You either have or haven’t got Style.

These Gentlemen know what they’re talking about! Style- Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, and Frank Sinatra in ‘Robin and the Seven Hoods’ Some people dress ’cause they dress when they dress, But he gets dressed to get dressed. It’s only a hunch but I bet you a bunch He wears suspenders, a belt and a vest, … Continue reading


Markus Rene

We found Markus Rene, a native of Germany, looking for some cookware at Sur La Table at the Ferry Building’s Farmers Market. Once I got a look at the entire outfit, I knew I had to feature him on Trig & Polished. So we dragged him out of the store for a photo shoot. My … Continue reading

Menswear Gem: Lumberjack Flannel with Elbow Patches

I spotted this shirt at the Alameda Point Vintage Fashion Faire. Dear Lumberjack shirts with suede elbow patches, I’m your #1 fan! No need to consult Madame Ruth. I’ve got your love potion right here!


Jara Ra at the Alameda Point Vintage Fashion Faire

In this feature, I introduce you to the talented Jara Ra. I met him at the Alameda Point Vintage Fashion Faire and turns out he already was a fan of Trig & Polished. Made me so happy! Jara was performing with his band, Blue Bone Express and I loved that he dressed up to perform. … Continue reading


Benjamin Trivers

We found Benjamin Trivers in line at the Ferry Building. When I spotted that gorgeous toggle button coat and those glasses, I knew that I needed to feature him on T&P. Benjamin is visiting us from Chicago which might explain his knack for putting together a handsome cold weather outfit. The most interesting thing about … Continue reading


T&P will be scouting at the Alameda Point Antiques Faire today!

It’s the First Sunday of the Month which means it’s time for the Alameda Pointe Antiques Faire!! T&P will be scouting for those men in their Sunday Best. If you don’t have anything that qualifies as your Sunday Best, all the more reason to check it out and take home some fine fashion. They have … Continue reading

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