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!

Shopping Alert: Jeremy’s Department Store in Berkeley!


You know how I’m all about promoting Mens Fashion, so when I see a great place to find gorgeous Menswear I have the urge to shout from the rooftops. So… I finally checked out the Menswear Department at Jeremy’s on College Ave in Berkeley and was in Menswear Heaven. Not only do I love Menswear … Continue reading

Rajesh Sharma


The T&P crew headed to the Ferry Building during Fleet Week to scope out some stylish men. Odds were against us as it was a Saturday, it was super hot and everyone was wearing their Saturday uniform of jeans, tennis shoes, tee shirts and caps. Not exactly the runway, if you know what I mean. … Continue reading

It’s Tweed Time!


Before you ask…yes, this post has some relation to the Alameda Post Antiques Faire. It being officially Fall (as of September 23rd) I was beginning to think of Fall Fashion. So when I was at the last Antiques Faire, this one stand caught my eye. First I spotted the elbow-patched jackets and as that sight … Continue reading

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