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Folks I am back after a few months. My shoe wardrobe for the office is full on black (1 brogue and 1 cap toe) and I am looking for a brown pair to add into the rotation. Ideally I want something versatile that I can wear to work (trousers and shirts, rarely suits) and then wear along with jeans on the weekends. The two options that I am currently considering are a pair of Chestnut Chukkas and a pair of Chestnut Monks, both from N&L. Which of the two would you...
Second the Acquascutum recommendation I got myself a Bladen jacket for £275 at their outlet shop (not sure if that is an option for the OP)
Quote: Originally Posted by BareSolid See any long tan trenches? If so, how much? Sorry for the late response, been travelling. They had all their trenches on sale which included the Kingsgate in Beige which is probably the most traditional trench they produce. I was not looking too closely at the trenches to be honest as I recently purchased one from their Bicester outlet at 75% off RRP. Closest I looked indicated 40% off the trench coats.
Aquascutum has started their sale 40% off most items it seemed, other than woolen outerwear and scarves
I find that for the evenings a deep maroon/purple works very well. For daytime office wear, not so much.
Thanks for the replies everyone I am leaning towards getting the Barbour Intl. Any ideas on where I can pick it up at a bargain price? Has anyone got any exerpience with their wool overcoats?
Looking for some insight from this board on the relative merits of each for a waxed cotton jacket. I am looking for one to deal with the rain in London and the waxed jacket looks like it would go great with my raw denim jeans. Seems like a huge price difference b/w the 2 (see links below for example). Can you guys explain that to me? Other than the price difference what is the connotation associated with each...
thanks for the thoughts. @ amplified heat: I don't recall saying I dont want another layer. I need something to wear over a shirt and sweater combo since that is my usual work outfit. It is unusual for me to wear a suit to work. Perhaps that is what you are referring to? Also saw these:
@ mgomes: thanks, i am 6'2'' and pretty slim so hopefully the latter would work on me. Care to make some suggestions for other options?
Edited links They should work now
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