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post #35041 of 48719
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Originally Posted by Dusty Brogues View Post

 

Tie and jumper check! As for ...............

 

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

 

 

Well, at least you spoilered it. However, once clicked on, it can't be unseen. And I hate you for that.

post #35042 of 48719
Does anyone want a casual jacket for the weekends?

It's Benetton, Size S, fits 38-40 chest, $40 posted within Australia. It's in very good to excellent condition. This is what it looks like:



Please PM me for more info.
post #35043 of 48719
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Originally Posted by Romp View Post

im on a hunt for a new briefcase/tote and would appreciate suggestions

Can be either leather or canvas (or combo) but mustnt be overly heavy

Porter

Many variations and collabs to choose from. All quality
post #35044 of 48719
post #35045 of 48719
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Originally Posted by coxaca View Post

I really like this loden jacket from Aspesi.




Not seen: elbow patches.

I like the pockets - somehow they seem rather Tyrolean to me. The entire garment just looks really soft and comfy, while still retaining some style.

Works out to around A$500 shipped to Australia, from the Aspesi website.

Do Aspesi have any retailers in Australia? Romp, do you guys happen to ship this sort of stuff?

Very sharp especially on a skinny guy.
post #35046 of 48719
With this nice weather in Melbourne (and given how bloody hot this country gets), here are a hot of interesting articles on dressing for the heat I have read in the last few days.

Some solid, classic advice fro Simon Crompton of Permanent Style - http://www.permanentstyle.co.uk/2013/07/how-to-dress-in-hot-weather.html

For fxh Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
"2 Go sockless

“But it’s hot today, and I don’t have a linen suit.” So first thing: take off your socks. If you generally wear over-the-calf socks, like me, this can make a vast difference to the coolness of your legs. It goes against the point of over-the-calf, of course, as you are exposing ungentlemanly leg hair, but needs must. The look is particularly effective when everything else is formal: navy cotton suit, shirt and tie, calf slip-ons…and bare ankles.

If you find this uncomfortable, try the cut-away socks that sit below the line of the shoe – often called trainer socks. Trunk in London sells some good Tabio ones, as does A Suitable Wardrobe."

And from The New York Times - http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/25/fashion/manning-up-in-the-heat.html?ref=fashion&_r=0


Michael Bastian once again highlights why he is such as great designer (in my humble opinion) with his slightly different take on things.
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It’s no surprise that Michael Bastian, known for his sexed-up, Eur-refined take on preppy Americana, would favor the look himself whatever the season. But given that Mr. Bastian, like many fashion designers, makes clothes that look more luxuriously functional than they act, it’s refreshing to hear that he has good tips up his sleeve.

• Dark, check. You might think that the summer dress-shirt code would banish dark colors and somber plaids. No, he said. His own code calls for the darkest and/or plaidest shirts you can find: they camouflage sweat and wrinkles better than anything else. “A little pattern, a little color and a little texture will hide a lot,” he said.

• Stay away from denim. Especially heavy denim, or any jeans that are too tight. They trap moisture and heat on your legs, which makes your whole body feel hotter and heavier. Find the best loosefitting, lightweight cotton pants you can, and buy a few pairs so they’re always ready to roll.

• Nix the undershirt. “It’s just one more layer,” he said. “And there’s nothing worse than a wet T-shirt.” If you’re going out on the town after work, bring an extra dress shirt to work. (And make it easy by asking your laundry to fold some of your shirts instead of putting them on hangers.)

• Upgrade and use the finishing touches. “If you’re going to dress more casually, you can really lift your look with accessories,” he said. A good watch, a signet ring, an alligator belt and an excellent, well-shined pair of brogues or loafers (which slip on and off easily) are examples. (But, he added, lose the socks. “I ditched those at 70 degrees,” he said.)
post #35047 of 48719
Straight up got so much time for Bastian. Rate him highly.
post #35048 of 48719

Weather is beautiful today.

Here's a picture on the fit of my Xaviar Blue

post #35049 of 48719
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Originally Posted by thebrownman View Post

Straight up got so much time for Bastian. Rate him highly.

You and me both TBM, love when the Gant in Chapel Street gets more his collaborations in. Wish Henry Bucks or somewhere stocked his stuff. Not quite sure of the fit...got my eye on a pair of trousers but never having much luck buying trousers online.

I like these - http://cache.mrporter.com/product/333347 Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
post #35050 of 48719
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Originally Posted by Foxhound View Post

Weather is beautiful today.
Here's a picture on the fit of my Xaviar Blue


I got two tickets to Iron Maiden baby
Come with me Friday, don't say maybe

Sorry to quote Teenage Dirtbag. That jacket is a nice colour. I'm concerned you'll get some noticeable collar gap on the right side, but without a collared shirt on underneath, it's difficult to tell for sure.
post #35051 of 48719
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Originally Posted by Romp View Post

im on a hunt for a new briefcase/tote and would appreciate suggestions

Can be either leather or canvas (or combo) but mustnt be overly heavy

currently use a filson 256 which i find is a tad cheapo and also has become too small for my new role.

Daily carrying requirements:
13inch macbook air + charger + mouse
Mini ipad
pens
cards
notebook
lunch container

Id be guessing that the filson 257 would be an ideal size but I dont want another filson. Ettinger was on the list but a bit too "blogger" for me

not overly concerned about price - just want to find the "ideal" bag for me price aside i.e. I value quality and practicality - whether it be $50 or $500

I've placed an order with this chap: http://www.htleather.co.uk/category/briefcases

Haven't received it yet, but I believe Akula has one.
post #35052 of 48719
foxhound - that may be the first outfit on this thread to feature a black Iron Maiden T shirt.
Thats alright but I'm afraid that it will cause a rash of posters, Gerry Nelson, meister, G Firmin etc to brave up and admit they still rock the black Iron Maiden T shirt under an orphan suit coat when they step out on sat night.

I'm even more afraid they'll post pics.
post #35053 of 48719
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Originally Posted by lachyzee View Post

Also check out Frank Clegg.

 

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Originally Posted by Romp View Post

Any thoughts on ghurka or lotuff?

 

If I'm not confused, they were formerly Lotuff & Clegg, and now have gone their separate ways. You might find more info about them under their old name. 

 

I hear good things about them, particularly Clegg. I was looking at getting an English Briefcase from him - he has some already made up. Depending on what colour you want, you might be lucky!

 

Edit: I did some quick googling - http://putthison.com/post/8736262090/lotuff-and-clegg-a-review-lotuff-and-clegg

post #35054 of 48719
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Originally Posted by thebrownman View Post

Straight up got so much time for Bastian. Rate him highly.


Some of the stuff from his recent Uniqlo x MB collection was really nice - I picked up a couple of polo shirts from the collaboration whilst I was in Tokyo:

http://brown-in-town.tumblr.com/post/55927060038/uniqlo-spring-summer-2013-the-spoils-of-a-recent

I'm kicking myself for not getting the pink-and-white striped polo, which was the same style as the green-and-white striped one.
post #35055 of 48719
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Originally Posted by fxh View Post

foxhound - that may be the first outfit on this thread to feature a black Iron Maiden T shirt.
Thats alright but I'm afraid that it will cause a rash of posters, Gerry Nelson, meister, G Firmin etc to brave up and admit they still rock the black Iron Maiden T shirt under an orphan suit coat when they step out on sat night.

I'm even more afraid they'll post pics.

Iron Maiden? Sabath Bloody Sabath and worn under a LL Bean flannelette shirt thank you. icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif
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