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That sinking feeling, when reading Styleforum and realising EG has become the new Banana Republic/J Crew..
@msg I think the fit is decent. Absolute steal at that price too.
 Have a look at  Finisterre
I hope to get over there at some point. They have most of Hillary's expedition stuff including the Everest anorak
Yeah the Cabourn tribute parka is based on an item Hillary wore for the British Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition. Nothing to do with Everest. It was an expedition to the South Pole using mechanical means (Click for film).The real Aquascutum Wyncol Everest jacket I referred to was designed specifically for the British 1953 Everest ascent and worn over nylon/down jacket and trousers as shown here:       Not sure which photos you refer to, I'd like to see them if you...
Good interview.  "Visvim is sort of niche, but then he makes it all in China and charges the earth for it. I’m sorry but I don’t see how you can charge £1,000 for a pair of shoes made in China."  Trusay Nige. I'm glad he said Hillary's Everest parka wasn't red. Nigel probably should have also mentioned it wasn't made of ventile or even a parka! It was actually a traditional blue anorak (pullover shell) with a kangaroo pocket made by Aquascutum out of Wyncol D711, a...
Manufactum  tweed and Linen now a bit cheaper.
Glad it worked out. Sounds like the DWR did it's job. You may want to check it's still beading in that area. Not sure which type of dishwashing soap you used but often anything stronger than pure soak flakes/ Nikwax tech wash/Grangers 30°  etc will remove the DWR. In which case you may want to reproof with Grangers XT.
As new I wouldn't of touched them with a bargepole but now I reckon they are among the best posted. Great work Boston. Really lovely boots.
Really good deal. Just as well it's too big for me. Otherwise I'd be trying to explain to my wife why I'd spent more money "another jacket that look's exactly like all my other jackets"..
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