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Quote: Originally Posted by Tarmac ?? Umbrellas are not for couples. They are too small for 2 people. OK. It's not like I can force people to believe as I do. It's just my opinion that a coat and hat keep a man dry enough, while a couple can walk side by side with their heads under a decent umbrella (since most women don't wear practical hats), and what parts of them do stick out are covered by said coats. A sidewalk full of individuals...
Cutting out your best accessory isn't going to get you as much help as you could've gotten from MC...
Dibs on VV, if not already taken.
Recently, one of the men's magazines we love to hate published the following. They're pushing the 501 especially as more than a rebel youth, cool-weather jacket. As long as I've lived on the East Coast, I've never seen them worn as anything but. Is this fashion hype, or am I missing something? "The jean jacket may be the most egalitarian article of clothing a man can own. Embraced over the years by both the Establishment and the anti-Establishment, it transcends...
Quote: Originally Posted by R-H I've been wearing Polo shirts since I was a kid. I had no idea they were ever 'in'. +1; same with sperrys.
I am late X. Always looked up to my grandparents, grandfather especially, for how to act, dress, etc. Never was very impressed with the Boomers, but I grew up in the yuppies-everywhere 80's, so not really anything impressive to begin with. I think that Y is starting to do great things; the arguments against them point to those members that won't go anywhere, and we have those in every generation. Don't worry, soon we will colonize Mars and space travel will be...
Just a couple of belts and a pocket square from Vineyard Vines' end-of-season sale. edit: Also a pair of VV white cotton trousers from B&S, whusurdadi. Trying to save a little for the pre-cruise spree in November.
Assuming the check is large enough, anything from the blue part of the color wheel will accent the fact that it's blue on cream.
Quote: Originally Posted by Cary Grant You have to wear hats with confidence - it's not an age issue. If you don't feel comfortable in a hat... don't do it. Applies to most clothing, but especially hats in our time. I didn't see the picture in your post, but I meant something like this:
Tweed caps or fedoras. Umbrellas are generally for couples and are less appreciated when used by solo men on crowded sidewalks. A trenchcoat and cap will keep you dry.
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