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  1. tweedydon

    ALL SOLD! Bowties, Vintage and Contemporary! JUST $12 EACH shipped in the USA!

    I have nine lovely bowties to pass along today--each one is $12, shipped in the USA! Please PM me with which ones you'd like--offers are very welcome, especially on two or more ties! 1) Vintage Big Butterfly bowtie. Absolutely beautiful with floret neats. All wool. Adjustable from neck size...
  2. tweedydon

    SOLD! CLASSIC LINEN JACKET--from Simpson's of Piccadilly! c.42L. JUST $40, shipped in the USA!

    CLASSIC LINEN JACKET--from Simpson's of Piccadilly! I've outlined the storied history of Simpson's on my Facebook page, WaterhollowTweed--so this is a chance to secure a lovely piece of wearable history! Cut from a wonderfully soft and clearly expensive linen (like all cloth, there are...
  3. tweedydon

    Smith's of Bermuda Summer Jacket, likely linen and silk! 40, 42S. JUST $35 shipped in USA!

    Smith's of Bermuda Summer Jacket, likely linen and silk! Founded in 1962, Smith's of Bermuda was most definitely a British company, catering primarily to British and American tourists, as well as the local ex-pat population. With its headquarters in Hertfordshire, UK, it specialized in...
  4. tweedydon

    JUST $35! WONDERFUL Vintage Banana Republic Safari Bush Vest! Size S; c. 36, 38.

    WONDERFUL Vintage Banana Republic Safari Bush Vest! The retail shopping Beverly Hills, California, is, to put it mildly, not exactly punk. Women of a certain age with handbag-sized yappy dogs, men with slicked back hair, expense accounts, and a desire for watches cut from hunks of pure gold...
  5. tweedydon

    SOLD! AUTHENTIC 1960's 3/2 sack jacket in BLEEDING MADRAS! This is NOT MADE ANY MORE!

    This is ... stunning. An authentic 3/2 sack cut from genuine Bleeding Madras this is a true Trad/Ivy GRAIL item... especially given the absolutely beautiful and utterly 1960s dark hues of the cloth this is cut from! First, the fabric. Bleeding Madras differs significantly from regular Madras in...
  6. tweedydon

    IVY GRAIL! Langrock of Princeton Summer-weight Cashmere 2-button sack. c.46, 48L

    IVY GRAIL! Langrock of Princeton Cashmere 2-button sack. Langrock of Princeton was THE Ivy Style store; together with Norman Hilton, Alan Frank, the owner of Langrock, is largely credited with popularizing "The Natural Shoulder Ivy League Look". (It is, alas, a myth that he refused to sell...
  7. tweedydon

    SOLD! BEAUTIFUL Brooks Brothers 3/2 sack jacket in Linen/Silk/Wool. MADE IN ITALY! Size (US) 50XL.

    For the LARGE Trad! MADE IN ITALY 3/2 sack jacket from Brooks Brothers. Size 50XL! This is absolutely gorgeous--and if it's your size, grab it, as jackets like this in this range are few and far between! The cloth that this jacket is cut from is wonderful--a lovely summery blend of silk...
  8. tweedydon

    CLASSIC SEERSUCKER JACKET, from Haspel! c. 48R. Perfect for Summer!

    CLASSIC SEERSUCKER JACKET, from Haspel! Joseph Haspel founded Haspel in New Orleans in 1909 with the express aim of creating clothing that could be worn comfortably in the sub-tropical humidity of the Deep South. Recognizing that the British used seersucker widely in their tropical colonies, he...
  9. tweedydon

    Linen Jacket 3/2 lapel... with subtle darts! Summery earth-toned gingham check. c. 42, 44.

    3/2 Linen Jacket... with subtle darts! This is absolutely lovely! Cut from wonderfully lightweight linen in a summery earth-toned gingham check this jacket has a 3/2 lapel roll and subtle darts. It is quarter-lined, and features a single center vent. It has three button cuffs, and was Made in...
  10. tweedydon

    SOLDBogart's Casablanca Tuxedo! Shawl-collar, ivory tuxedo jacket. Size 40R. Perfect for the Summer!

    Bogart's Casablanca Tuxedo! While this isn't actually Bogart's tuxedo from Casablanca, it could easily pass for it--a classic antique-ivory shawl collar tuxedo that's perfect for either summer evening garden parties in the Hamptons or war-time casinos in North Africa! Cut with a beautiful...
  11. tweedydon

    SOLD "Cartier Collection" --yes, THAT Cartier--summer jacket by Botany 500! Union Made in the USA.

    The 1970s have become derided as the years that style forget, and magazine articles are sometimes devoted to the odd garments that were occasionally produced in the Disco Decade. But sometimes the oddness of 1970s fashion paid dividends.... for when else but the 1970s could the utterly upscale...
  12. tweedydon

    Vintage Madras Pants by Corbin! c.36/32

    Corbin was one of the main purveyors of Ivy Style during the heyday of the look, going so far as to have a line of PANTS called "Natural Shoulder". It's thus not surprising that they made many, many pairs of Madras cotton trousers--an Ivy Style summer staple. This pair is a lovely example--the...
  13. tweedydon

    SOLD! NICK HILTON Linen and Silk Summer jacket. c.41. BEAUTIFUL--with three patch pockets!

    NB: Please note that I have over 250 items of traditional clothing available for sale on SF. To find them, please go to the "Most Active Sellers" list on the left of the Buy & Sell screen, and click on my username, tweedydon--found at the top of the list! :) NICK HILTON Linen and Silk Summer...
  14. tweedydon

    NWOT ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS Madras 3/2 Jacket with Three Patch Pockets from Polo by Ralph Lauren!

    NWOT ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS Madras 3/2 Jacket with Three Patch Pockets from Polo by Ralph Lauren! This jacket comes complete with its original tags, but since they are not attached this is being sold as "New, Without Tags". Made for the British market this beautiful jacket was originally sold by...
  15. tweedydon

    SOLD! Vintage 1960s "Wash and Wear" Seersucker jacket from Haspel. RARE ORIGINAL JACKET!

    Vintage 1960s "Wash and Wear" Seersucker jacket from Haspel. Vintage seersucker is hard to find, as the fabric is not known for being sturdy, and so I'm delighted to offer this wonderful vintage "Wash and Wear" seersucker jacket from Haspel! Founded in New Orleans in 1909, Haspel were the...
  16. tweedydon

    SOLD! MADE IN ITALY 3/2 sack summer plaid jacket for Faconnable--with custom brass tennis buttons!

    MADE IN ITALY 3/2 sack summer plaid jacket for Faconnable--with custom brass tennis buttons, MADE IN ENGLAND! Founded in Nice, France, in 1950, Faconnable specializes in traditional clothing with a subtle French twist--and has long had an affection for Ivy Style, as demonstrated by this lovely...
  17. tweedydon

    SOLD! MADE IN ITALY 3/2 sack summer plaid jacket for Faconnable. Size M. Throat latch! BEAUTIFUL!

    MADE IN ITALY 3/2 sack summer plaid jacket for Faconnable. Founded in Nice, France, in 1950, Faconnable specializes in traditional clothing with a subtle French twist--and has long had an affection for Ivy Style, as demonstrated in this lovely summer jacket! Made in Italy, this is cut as a 3/2...
  18. tweedydon

    Bullock & Jones gingham-esque summer jacket. c. 40 Made in the USA. Just $35!

    Bullock & Jones gingham-esque summer jacket. Founded in San Francisco in 1853 to provide clothing to persons made newly rich by the Gold Rush, Bullock & Jones became established as one of the premier purveyors of traditional clothing in San Francisco. They closed their signature Union Square...
  19. tweedydon

    DROP! WONDERFUL Brooks Brothers Summer Tartan Jacket! c.42, 43. MADE IN THE USA!

    This is absolutely beautiful! Althoughthere is no fabric content listed this is clearly a very high-quality cotton; light enough to be comfortable, yet heavy enough to be suitable or a jacket. And the tartan is wonderful--greens, dusk-blues, and whites set of with pale yellow striping, this is a...
  20. tweedydon

    DROP! JUST $29! UTTERLY IVY! A wonderful summer jacket in pale pink herringbone!

    UTTERLY IVY! A wonderful jacket (likely silk and linen) in pale pink herringbone, by Oakloom Clothes of Baltimore, MD! Oakloom Clothes had an unusual business model--they declined to advertise, considering this to be "vulgar", and relied on the quality of their clothing to speak for itself. No...

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