Maybe it was actually not a seahorse but a live silk worm spinning a custom square right into the pocket? I am pretty sure that Spoo and a few other dandies here have a few of those in their personal menagerie.
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HOF: What Are You Wearing Right Now - Part III - Page 2299post #34471 of 787178/8/12 at 3:59pmpost #34472 of 787178/8/12 at 10:10pmpost #34473 of 787178/8/12 at 10:14pmpost #34474 of 787178/8/12 at 10:23pm
Actually, I changed my mind on this. I think you're a retired carnival strongman. In the vain of something like this:Quote:Quote:
Never seen a full three piece with it before though. Fascinating.post #34475 of 787178/8/12 at 10:26pmpost #34476 of 787178/8/12 at 10:31pmI think you guys snarking at this are wrong; the suits are great! Yes there might be a very slight pull on a couple of the buttons, but maybe he just fucking ate lunch?! The very first picture looks a little strange. I think the armholes are too wide, and the gloves look creepy/garish! :Spost #34477 of 787178/8/12 at 11:07pmOriginally Posted by w. rabbit
That's an "action back" (in a half Norfolk style). Makes you feel more comfortable while shooting wild animals, so very useful on a safari suit. And yet ...
I think that was common (or at least not unknown) in the 20's to 40's. There were several styles of belt-backed jackets which incorporated pleats, bellows, vents and the like. Sort of sports/casual suits. Of course, at the time suit wearing was much more widespread, so no doubt such suits would be found adequate by those professionals with "field" ocupations too.
As mentioned, these features are found in Norfolk jackets too, which formed part of suits.
Here you have links to a few styles, offered by Magnoli, a vintage repro specialist tailor:
Edited by JakeGittes - 8/8/12 at 11:19pmpost #34478 of 787178/9/12 at 1:13ampost #34479 of 787178/9/12 at 3:15ampost #34480 of 787178/9/12 at 3:27ampost #34481 of 787178/9/12 at 3:36ampost #34482 of 787178/9/12 at 4:19amQuote:Originally Posted by Mr. Claymore
A carpet bomb of outfits I meant to post over the winter and one from yesterday. I'm sure you all will have fun with them.
Quick question for you camera experts: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)I should probably read a book or take a class but i figured I would ask first: I am using a S95 with a tripod and am using the self timer, how do I get the camera to focus better?
Really Awesome look! I love the Three-Piece safari Look!
do you deliberately wear your jackets at this length? I would wear them a bit less long.post #34483 of 787178/9/12 at 4:35ampost #34484 of 787178/9/12 at 4:40ampost #34485 of 787178/9/12 at 5:44am
upr, I have a few of that kind of closely-tesselated, geometric pattern, woven high-sheen ties. I like them in themselves, but they're tricky items to wear, and I find myself wearing them less frequently as a result. I think they work best at night-time, for going out to dinner somewhere nice.
Lovely warm sunny day, so out comes the linen...
Would appreciate suggestions for more combinations for this suit, please. It seems like it should be easy to co-ordinate being totally neutral, but that also has the flipside of being quite a large expanse of neutral to work against. Ideas would be gratefully received!
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