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It's still not coming out right.
If it's Drugstore era, then the photography has to be black-and-white, with a slight Robert Doisneau vibe, only a decade or so on. And it has to be a trifle fuzzy to cover up the fact that the model is an old git in his sixties, not a minet in his teens. Let's face it, if I could have found a Jacques Dutronc wig, I would have worn it. Anyhow, what we're looking for here is an impression, and this is how I went out this morning, to postgrad open day on campus... NB. CLICK...
Some boss pictures there, Gilles!
Spotted in a charity shop today. Size 42, good brand. I can imagine this would look good with the right gear, collar turned up...
Today's clobber - sorry, no pic: Boots polarised shades - look like RayBans from a distance. House of Bruar tweed hacking jacket, olive drab with faint green and purple chalk-stripe check. I know, it sounds awful, but it's not. As near as damn it new from the charity shop. Black long-sleeved polo shirt by Russell, bought on line. Yellow/burgundy paisley scarf by Tootal, bought from a vintage boutique in Stockbridge, Edinburgh. Brown gloves, M&S. Brown belt, God knows...
You know, I think that hits the nail right on the head.
Military: The jacket I'm wearing in this pic from 2014 is by Pakeman Catto & Carter, who started as makers of dress uniform.Sorry I couldn't find a better pic - I never fill clothes well.
My intention all along.
While I'm here this morning, may I just dispose of this one, which - yes - probably does belong on 'Mod to Suedehead', but it was brought up here.When speaking of the past, one can only refer to one's own experience. Mine, in that era, was in S E London. There the term 'suedehead' was hardly ever heard, and only mentioned for the briefest of moments and with a jokey conotation. It was used to describe a skinhead, usually an older one, who had decided to move out of the...
"Stop!"
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