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Kabel, not sure which scans you're referring to, but i know that small Japanese companies like Django Atour and Adjustable Costume have made early...
i disagree; i'm of the "much effort to achieve the appearance of effortlessness" school.
think of a painter such as John Singer Sargent who would...
not a mistake. it was a look in the late teens-early 20s to wear trousers off the shoe (with about 1" of sock showing), and it's a look again.
good points Patrick.
the long necktie back blade trend irritates me beyond belief. it was probably original once, but ALL the modern bespoke...
these are from Charles William Stores Inc. catalogue, Fall-Winter 1920-21:
that Sulka's an interesting one with the spots on stripes.
i can't work out what is going on with the Mash Tie.... is that the lining visible...
another Burton's, CC41 labelled suit i sold recently:
Nik, you've been doing some serious vintage suit buying in the last few years !
i particularly like the Krett & Sons one.
and even more casual '40s-ish look for slumming it:
i never look as smart as Nik does in the summer months... i tend to look a bit rumpled.
i go for a British early '20s sports look. i have a whole...
Nik (Rabbit), you're an inspiration, you really are.
they're basically fibreboard (i have one which says on a label inside: 'genuine compressed fibre') ... so some type of wood / paper / cellulose...
please feel free ! i'm glad you're pleased with it, and i didn't realise you were a FL member (unfortunately some of us old timers don't post much...
i definitely prefer the slightly neater fitting Brit jackets on you Nik.
i think i nearly bid on that green windowpane one, but can't remember...
yes. i've just messaged you.
i'm not a fan of the last shape either.
2 Burton DBs i sold recently. the brown one is dated 1953. the blue on is CC41 labelled.
i think they're better than that !
if there's enough fabric, i would.
agree with the others RE the great lapels.
great work Nick. my only gripe is with the fabric, not with your skill; i wish it could have been a bolder flecky Donegal !