NEW SHIRTS AND UNSTRUCTURED BLAZER FROM HARTFORD September 15 2015
New arrivals from Hartford are now at Service for Fall. We have stocked a variety of solid and plaid shirts ranging from oxford cloth to brushed flannel and chambray. The materials are luxe and soft as we have come to know from Hartford. We are now introducing each shirt in a slim fit with a button down collar.
In addition, we have stocked an unstructured boiled wool blazer in dark navy. The garment is lightweight and soft. The blazer features four buttons at the front with an extra button at the collar for additional coverage.
Slim fit shirting in oxford cloth and mid-weight brushed flannel.
Slim fit shirting in brushed slub chambray and lightweight plaid flannel.
Slim fit shirting in lightweight plaid and micro houndstooth flannel.
All Hartford flannels, chambrays, and plaids come with nice detailing at the cuffs. Plaid flannels with interior cuff binding in red and blue stripe.
FATHER'S DAY ESSENTIALS, PT. 2 June 16 2015
This Father's Day, give dad a hand with his Summer wardrobe. Vans sneakers, Levi's, cotton shorts, a plaid button down shirt, and vintage inspired graphic t-shirts make perfect dad day gifts. We also have a nice selection of classic swim trunks, which you can check out in our Swim Shop online. Everything shown here is available in-store & online, excluding Levi's, which are currently only available in-store. If you see a pair of Levi's you like, give us a call in the shop.
Clockwise from top left:
1. Hartford Striped Pocket Tee in Navy, 2. Vans Era Gumsole in Blue Nights, 3. Barbour John Plaid Volley Swim Trunks in Blue, 4. Levi's 513 in True Chino, 5. RVCA Short Sleeve Pox Shirt in Black, 6. Levi's Standard Western in White, 7. RVCA Recession Collection Dayshift Shorts in Red Earth, 8. Atru Apparel New York Times Stack Tee in Navy, 9. Kato French Seam Japanese Plaid Shirt in Moss Green, 10. Vans Aldrich C&L in Khaki Native.
NEW ARRIVALS: HARTFORD October 27 2014
New arrivals for Fall from French label Hartford. Each season, Hartford produces beautiful, pieces that are timeless & easy, made with luxe textiles and designed with subtle details that make each item feel extra special. And every year, we look forward to receiving their classic knits and well-crafted button up shirts. We have stocked henleys, plaid shirts, a chambray shirt, long sleeve tees, and sweaters in easy to wear blues and greys.
Now available in-store and online at servicemenswear.com.
ROUNDUP: MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND May 21 2014
It's Memorial Day weekend, which means swimming, BBQ, sunshine (we hope!), cold beers, and relaxation. Service currently has 48 styles of swim trunks in stock, in addition to many styles of graphic tees, sunglasses, flip flops, and caps to get you set up for the Holiday weekend.
Clockwise from top left: Obey Blacklight Power Tee ($32), Sunpocket Sport Shiny Dark Green Sunglasses ($75), Deus Ex Machina Old Mans Boardshorts Gold & Navy ($75), Obey Bend 5 Panel Cap Cool Grey ($25), Vans Cali Over Washed Classic Slip-On ($68).
Clockwise from left: RVCA Ally Leaf Print Cap ($34), Vans Sloat Surf-N-Short Checkerboard Trunks ($58), Nixon Mellor Navy Red Nylon ($125), Birkenstock Arizona Leather Sandal Tobacco ($130), The Poster List Shapes & Sizes T-Shirt ($28), Super Panama Matte Light Havana Sunglasses ($259).
Clockwise from top left: Deus Ex Machina Wolf Head Trucker Hat ($28), Hartford VW Bus Swim Trunks ($175), RVCA Shaka Nene Tank ($28), St. Moritz Vintage Centari Sport Sunglasses Black ($45), Vans Authentic Brushed Twill Bachelor Blue ($62).
STYLE HENLEY: STYLE FEATURE November 22 2013
One of our favorite items here at Service is a classic, old fashioned henley. Lightweight jersey, thermal, or mid-weight cotton, this is a good all year round piece to have lying around. Throw it on as a sweatshirt in the Spring or under a sweater during colder seasons. A nod to vintage athletic wear, the henley takes its name from the world renowned Henley Regatta. For those of us too red blooded to know, this small, English countryside town holds the most famous annual rowing tournament in the world. Traditionally, rowers chose to wear their henleys in competition, and often the losing team would be forced to take the shirt off their backs and hand them over to their winning opponents. Not just exclusive to athletes, the henley has been a staple in the work wear wardrobe as well as military uniforms.
We put together a few takes on our favorite ways to wear a modern henley.
Hartford heather henley ($95), Obey navy stadium jacket ($78), Levi's brown cord jacket ($88)
Center, Comune stripe henley ($48), Naked & Famous slim chambray shirt ($128), Gant Rugger navy lined zip hoodie ($168)
Obey navy thermal henley ($65), Woolrich charcoal cardigan ($185), Plectrum grey tweed blazer ($295).
MEET THE SERVICE FAMILY - MATTHEW December 13 2012
Matthew, who's been at Service for a year and a half, moved to Austin from FLA when we was only one year old! When he's not working, Matthew plays soccer (It's been said he has a great soccer ass), and designs men's bags. He's been named the store's songbird; his specialties being Kate Bush and Mariah Carey.
Where else do you shop besides Service? What? I don't have anything left over after all my purchases at Service!
Are you feeling Christmas-y? No, the weather has been too hot. The cold the last few days has helped though.
What are your favorite holiday movies? Home Alone, the Rudolph one, and Misery.
Where's your favorite place in Austin to hang out? Most days you can find me playing cribbage at Centennial Park with my friend Vance Bondurant III. (Matthew is also the store's resident comedian!).
Matthew is wearing:
Penguin, window plaid blazer
Gitman Vintage, long sleeve over-dye dobby
Hartford, green corduroy pants
Florsheim, wingtip boot
Nixon, mellor cream watch
TIES, TIES, TIES! October 30 2012
We're pretty stoked about the tie and bow tie selection that we are offering this season. Over 100 selections in wool, velvet, knit, and silk variations from cool tonal solids to bright pops of color. Currently in stock, ties and bowties by: Ted Baker, Culturata, Gant Rugger, Hartford, Gitman Vintage, Alexander Olch, and John Varvatos.
LOOSE KNITS October 25 2012
The Service Crew is loving all the loose knit sweaters that have arrived at the store; here are a few favorites.
JAMES' FAVORITE PICKS FOR THE HOLIDAYS December 16 2011
1. Eastland boots $325 - made in the USA
2. Etiquette socks $18
3. RVCA long sleeve green oxford $58
4. Hartford camel hair v- neck sweater $275
5. Ray Ban polarized aviators $188
6. American Apparel White Crews $16 - made in the USA
7. Levis 511 rust cords $58
8. Nixon watch $62
9. Hartford scarf $95
10. Wigens Harris Tweed driver cap in $115
11. Fullum & Holt Belt $85
12. Levis 514 raw headbanger (our newest wash at a great price) $65
HARTFORD SWEATER December 05 2011
Hartford Elbow Patch Crew Neck Sweater Currently available at Service Menswear
VEST BY HARTFORD November 22 2011
Currently available at Service Menswear.
EMPLOYEE PICKS / TAFT July 07 2011
Save Khaki / Lilac Heather T-Shirt Levi's / 511 / Rigid Yarn Dye / Lt. Blue Hartford / Basic One Pocket Poplin / Lt. Blue Assorted vintage postcards Billy Kirk / Brass Buckle Belt / Tan available at Service Menswear | Austin | TX.