I was introduced to the Gant brand wayyy back in middle school when I used to scavenge through the thrift shop with my family learning how to find the best steals… I had no idea then what Gant was, but I remember my sister telling me, “it was a good brand.”

I thought I was so cool in middle school rockin’ my second-hand striped rugby (lol).

In high school, I went through the hip-hop phase of baggy clothes and streetwear, while still keeping the the American prep vibe in my periphery, but mostly for church and casual family occasions.

Heading into college, my sister told me, “you have to start dressing like a grown man,” and at that point, I started transitioning back to more casual, fitted clothing, moving into the Ralph Laurens, J Crews, Banana Republics, and now, I’ve made my way back to Gant.

I like their base Gant brand and also their Gant Rugger Collection, which modernizes vintage, traditional Ivy League looks. As I sported this button-up shirt for the Bottle Service Brunch this Sunday morning, it took me back to a place of my personal style discovery.

Champagne Jesse Mills wearing Gant and Joes Jeans at Euro Bottle Service Brunch 2

Always interesting to see your style evolution and how different atmospheres and phases in life bring about a new looks or reintroduce ones from your past (while sipping some Grand Marnier with Bae – haha).

Champagne Jesse Mills wearing Gant and Joes Jeans at Euro Bottle Service Brunch with Staff

Champagne Jesse Mills with Chris Classic and Kelly wearing Gant and Joes Jeans at Euro Bottle Service Brunch 1

Champagne Jesse Mills wearing Gant and Ferrari frames

Champagne Jesse Mills wearing Gant and Joes Jeans at Euro Bottle Service Brunch 3

Shirt by Gant Rugger | Pants by Joes Jeans | Shoes by Gilt

Cheers,

‘Champagne Jesse’ Mills