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  1. Hemingway Jones

    Thomas Farthing in London

    I haven't seen anyone post about this place, except for a passing mention in the hats area. https://www.thomasfarthing.co.uk This place looks very interesting indeed. Here is a video of the store: Their clothes have an amazing vintage look to them with cuts that reference styles from the...
  2. Hemingway Jones

    Vintage Photos from Cunard at The Holidays.

    Here is a little something to get you in the mood for Santa's arrival, some holiday images from the Cunard Line from the 50s and 60s, courtesy of "The Daily Mail" (see attachment). There are some beautiful dresses and suits here...
  3. Hemingway Jones

    Oh, How Abercrombie has Changed Since Hemingway Shopped There...

    The following excerpts are from Lillian Ross' famous take-down on Ernest Hemingway in The New Yorker, MAY 13, 1950 Issue, "How Do You Like It Now, Gentlemen?" http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1950/05/13/how-do-you-like-it-now-gentlemen I hope that you find this as fascinating as I do. The...
  4. Hemingway Jones

    15 Old House Features that we were wrong to abandon...

    According to Bob Vila: http://www.bobvila.com/dutch-doors/46066-15-old-house-features-we-were-wrong-to-abandon/slideshows#.VGfJC4e1_0d One of those pleasant lists from the net. What would you add??? For me it would be built-in-s: built-in shelves in libraries and built-in hutches in...
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    Imagine Seeing a New Orson Welles Film for the Frist Time...

    Soon you will be able to see Welles' lost masterpiece just in time for his 100th birthday. If you've ever wanted to discover a Welles film for the first time anywhere and at anytime, this is your chance...
  6. Hemingway Jones

    The Royal P with Vogue Typeface - The Rarest Typewriter.

    This is the circa 1930 Royal P typewriter with Vogue typeface. It is perhaps the rarest typewriter from US companies. Mine is a lovely Duotone brown into tan color. It is far from perfect, but types well. Vogue was a Jazz Age typeface meant to be edgy and modern in its day and now is...
  7. Hemingway Jones

    Buyer's Guide for Purchasing Your First Typewriter: A Fedora Lounge Guide.

    Buyer's Guide for Purchasing Your First Typewriter: A Fedora Lounge Guide. There is something immensely satisfying in the tap-tapping of a manual typewriter, the ring of the bell, the physical act of advancing the carriage return to the next line, of watching the keys strike the page and...
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    Buyer's Guide for Purchasing Your First Typewriter: A Fedora Lounge Guide.

    Buyer's Guide for Purchasing Your First Typewriter: A Fedora Lounge Guide. There is something immensely satisfying in the tap-tapping of a manual typewriter, the ring of the bell, the physical act of advancing the carriage return to the next line, of watching the keys strike the page and...
  9. Hemingway Jones

    Parade's End

    Parade's End is an adaptation by Tom Stoppard of four Ford Maddox Ford novels that cover the collapse of Edwardian Society through an analogy of a failed marriage. It stars Benedict Cumberbatch, who I think is wonderful in everything and Rebecca Hall as his beguiling, but unfaithful wife. The...
  10. Hemingway Jones

    The Actual Maltese Falcon is Up for Auction

    http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/moviesnow/la-et-mn-statuette-maltese-falcon-auction-20130717,0,5915936.story What dreams are made of... Warner Bros. is auctioning off the only known screen-used falcon.
  11. Hemingway Jones

    Thoughts from Orson Welles

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2013/jun/29/orson-welles-criticism-hollywood-stars-tapes An interesting insight in Orson Welles' opinions on other actors from The Guardian found in lost tapes meant for his autobiography. It's always interesting to hear from this over-sized personality.
  12. Hemingway Jones

    Birding - A Civilized Pastime

    My fiancé and I found a fun and civilized pastime. We go birding on the weekends. All you need are some binoculars and a guide book, or an App, if you are so inclined. It started with raptors for us; some Bald Eagles, Osprey and Red Shouldered Hawks in Ocala, FL, then six Bald Ealgles on...
  13. Hemingway Jones

    Recasting " The Thin Man" Article

    RECASTING THE CLASSICS: 'The Thin Man' http://www.younghollywood.com/scene/recasting-the-classics-the-thin-man.html Published on Friday, January 04 2013 Written by Greg McIver This writer goes through the sort of exercise we do from time to time in recasting a classic film. I don't...
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    "Wives with Beehives" coming to TLC

    TLC to Air 'Wives With Beehives' Special on Women Living Like It's the 1950s. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/tlc-air-wives-beehives-special-401265 Produced by GRB Entertainment, Wives With Beehives follows four women who have decided to live their lives and run their households as...
  15. Hemingway Jones

    The End of the Oak Room, Boston

    http://stuffboston.com/daily/archive/2011/03/28/bye-bye-oak-room.aspx This is an article about the Oak Room and Oak Bar in the Fairmont Copley Hotel that is expected to close soon. It was originally opened the same year as the Titanic sank. It's a very sympathetic article to old Boston and...
  16. Hemingway Jones

    My Repro Howard Hughes Aviator Hollywood Jacket

    It's on eBay: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170600439081&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT#ht_500wt_1156 Check it out!
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    A VINTAGE DB suit for sale! 42L. Awesome wool!

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170600660143#ht_500wt_1156 Here is another suit going to eBay!
  18. Hemingway Jones

    My Custom Tailor brown suit & Victoria Falls Jacket

    Hello Everyone, I have some nice items up on eBay with very low opening bids. Have a look: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170600501822&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT * http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170600511144&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT More things...
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    Burgandy Brogues

    Call me weird, but I like to pair my shoes with my socks. For instance, I think that a nice warm orange sock looks great with a cognac color shoe or a red or scarlet sock looks great with a burgandy or oxblood shoe. Currently, I don't have a pair of cordovan, burgandy, or oxblood wingtips and...
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    The Preppy Handbook... Returns!

    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/04/books/04preppy.html?hpw Yes, an updated version of The Preppy Handbook is coming. I am embarrassed to say that I still have my copy from the 1980s! I went to Holy Cross High School and although it was not a prep school, it was parochial, we wore blazers and...
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