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Do your nicer coats have hoods, though? I don't like getting a wet head, and I look silly in hats RE PlacketsI have both placket and non-placket, and I think it hardly makes a difference.If anything, I come down on the side of having a placket, as it just seems to give the shirt a sturdier construction at the front.Also if you ever plan on taking your tie off, I think the look of a placket is a bit nicer.Pocketed shirts should always have a placket, though, IMO. Some...
Wish you had mentioned you were getting this fabric, and I would've told you to avoid it. That fabric, and it's cousin the Blue Summer Chambray, are the worst Luxire fabrics out of the 30 or 40 swatches I have. They almost feel synthetic. I can't understand why they stock them, they aren't suitable for shirting at all.Having said that, they really are the only disappointing fabrics I have received. The rest are great. You got unlucky.This one is much, much...
In some ways, dressing casually for the rain is a lot more difficult than dressing formally for the rain. There's a lot of times (last night being one) that I really didn't want to have to lug an (expensive) umbrella around with me all night, and many of my jackets and coats don't have hoods. I have this Gant Rugger slicker in navy, which works well as a top layer since it's very light and packable, but unfortunately I realised last night while walking out the door at...
Does anyone have any experience with Dugdale Royal Classics Navy Herringbones? I'm torn between the standard navy herringbone, and the "wider" navy herringbone - was hoping someone would have real life picture of something made up in either of them? Wider Standard Light Navy Narrow Hoping for a width something like this:
I don't know too much about high end cameras, but my girlfriend has the Olympus TG-1 from their "Tough" range, and it's the perfect holiday camera as far as I am concerned.Takes great photos and is everything-proof.AFAIK, in a lower price range you can get the "rugged" features, but they take pretty crap photos. This one was/is the best of both worlds. You also don't pay as much for the Olympus brand name as you would for a...
A leather store? I suppose it was too much to ask in such a liberal city..Looks like you investigated a bit more thoroughly than I dared, however.
Googling "leather melbourne" brought up the following http://www.melbourneleathermen.com/home.htm
Does anyone know somewhere in Melbourne that might have nice leather folios/compendiums for
Yes, I like that one. What are the spread/height/point length?
I probably have too many winter jackets as is... and in particular navy jackets. Always buying the navy version of something is a bit of a sartorial rut for me.Jack Spade Tan MacMJ Bale Navy MacGant Rugger Navy DuffleGant Riker Hiker/BikerMJ Bale Navy Harrington+ hoodies etc... but whatever. I'm having Luxire make me the navy Version of this old Norse Projects x Lavenham quilted jacket, with full corduroy detailing and all the trimmings. Also a detachable hood.Clearly it's...
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