Glimpsed at Work: Matthew Cook

You never know what you’re going to get with Matthew Cook. He said he can either be “super preppy” or a “total slacker” depending on the day. “I like to dress for the occasion,” the 29-year-old <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100603011100" title="Fells Point" href="/topic/us/maryland/baltimore-county/baltimore/fells-point-PLGEO100100603011100.topic">Fells Point</a> resident said when we spotted him at Social Toaster, where he works as the company’s CIO. Thank goodness he was channeling the preppy look when we met him. We liked his willingness to layer his ensemble. His blue sweater vest by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSTB00005310" title="J. Crew" href="/topic/services-shopping/clothing-accessories-shoes/j.-crew-ORSTB00005310.topic">J. Crew</a> atop a Nordstrom brand blue striped button-down allowed his <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PRDCAS0000505" title="Joseph Abboud" href="/topic/services-shopping/clothing-accessories-shoes/joseph-abboud-PRDCAS0000505.topic">Joseph Abboud</a> tie, which he purchased at Men’s Wearhouse, to pop. His Gap jeans showed off his chocolate Sperry topsiders. His Skagen watch completed the look. “Let your girlfriend buy your clothes,” he advised.

( Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun / October 25, 2012 )

You never know what you’re going to get with Matthew Cook. He said he can either be “super preppy” or a “total slacker” depending on the day. “I like to dress for the occasion,” the 29-year-old Fells Point resident said when we spotted him at Social Toaster, where he works as the company’s CIO. Thank goodness he was channeling the preppy look when we met him. We liked his willingness to layer his ensemble. His blue sweater vest by J. Crew atop a Nordstrom brand blue striped button-down allowed his Joseph Abboud tie, which he purchased at Men’s Wearhouse, to pop. His Gap jeans showed off his chocolate Sperry topsiders. His Skagen watch completed the look. “Let your girlfriend buy your clothes,” he advised.

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