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  1. Marc mndt

    Ask a Question, Get An Answer About Outerwear

    If you've got a quick jacket question and don't see a thread for it, just post it here. Whether the question is about fit, design, patterns, choice of leather, makers, hardware etc,. this is the place.
  2. D

    How we might get past the "hat phase"

    This is a question, maybe a discussion, and I hope I don't offend anyone by misspeaking, but I'm genuinely curious if anyone has considered the hat problem in the world. I don't really know where to start, but I felt that here would be the best place to discuss it. In the world, mostly...
  3. C

    Questions on New Leather Jackets

    Hello all, I'm extremely new to leather jackets. I've just ordered my first(https://www.schottnyc.com/products/express-mens-leather-motorcycle-jacket.htm#tab-overview), the Schott 508. My understanding is that it is a Wax based, pull up leather. I understand what all of that means in the...
  4. Jamesonisliar

    Why only Japan makes high-quality jackets?

    Hello. I'm a man from South Korea who loves vintage clothing and military. I bought Toys McCoy's A-2 a few years ago and it was really cool. But a few months ago when I moved to another city, I lost my A-2 So I wanted to buy my new A-2. so i traveled to Fukuoka, Japan, and there I met A-2...
  5. T

    Intro & where should I post pics of a black Borsalino 7 ⅜ for help with identification and price?

    Howdy everyone, I hope you're all geared up for a magnificent bbq tomorrow! Just want to introduce myself and thank you all for such a wonderful resource for a long lost mens essential. I've been a lurker for a while and I'm now seriously considering wearing a fedora. A close friend knows this...
  6. Shangas

    Trilby Vs. Fedora...what's the difference?

    Please pardon my liddy ignorance... ...In a little over a week, my parents and I are flying off to Singapore to visit family and to spend Chinese New Year there. While we're in Singapore, it's likely we'll be doing a LOT of walking outside in the warmth and the heat and the sun and all that...
  7. Awesomest Guy

    Is a black waistcoat acceptable with White Tie?

    I'm probably never actually going to NEED to know, but I'm curious as to whether or not a classic black evening waistcoat would be considered permissible with Full Evening Dress/White Tie. I heard somewhere that it was allowed in the Victorian era, but that it went out of fashion after 1901.

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