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Paul Bowles- Style.

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I think the late author Paul Bowles was quite well-dressed. He smoked kif tainted cigarettes in a holder, and his marriage was rather well-known at the time being to the lesbian authoress Jane Bowles.
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The button holes in both lapels is a nice touch but don't you find those lapels simply TOO WIDE?
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The button holes in both lapels is a nice touch but don't you find those lapels simply TOO WIDE?
'twas the style
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In his magnificent memoirs Palimpsest, Gore Vidal writes of visiting Bowles in the early 1990s in Tangier, remarking how wonderfully Bowles was turned out in his Paris suits from the 1930s...
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The button holes in both lapels is a nice touch but don't you find those lapels simply TOO WIDE?
Note the pinned collar worn with double-breasted suit.
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What do you think was the color matching scheme of this outfit in real life? I think he matched a beige-tan suit with a gray shirt.
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What do you think was the color matching scheme of this outfit in real life? I think he matched a beige-tan suit with a gray shirt.
Yes, it appears to be a suit in that tone, and it might be a celadon colored shirt possibly.
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