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Yes, Woolly pullies were very common in the 70s and early 80’s. I had a navy blue one and one in a browner khaki than would be genuine. I also had a couple provided by Her Majesty but that didn’t last long.
 

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Another drawing from the Japanese "American Trad handbook"...

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Curious to see (what look like) a Brit army pull-over there, i don't think the US army have the same ?
I remember when i was a kid visiting England, all the kids there seemed to wear one (late 70s), like this one in Army green.
Later, i had an authentic navy one (from the Brit Navy i suppose) that i kept a very long time...
Are they still popular ?
Are they really considered Trad ?
I have a similar jumper. Mine has suede patches rather than the military type. It is a very substantial and warm garment. Woolovers used to offer them but no longer do so. Now I think woolaway offer a similar one.
 

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Here is the James Bond wardrobe:-

I prefer my suede patches which are a bit more classy than the flimsy ones above. Also no chance of being considered a Walt.

£345 for the N Peal version. You could 6 or 7 of the Woolaway jumpers for that.

If I wanted a military one then I would go to Silvermans
 
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Yes, Woolly pullies were very common in the 70s and early 80’s. I had a navy blue one and one in a browner khaki than would be genuine. I also had a couple provided by Her Majesty but that didn’t last long.
The very early Army woolly pully was a browner khaki with a neck cord,the later ones were more green and didnt have a neck cord,the problem with them was that they were very heavy and tended to stretch after washing...
The Police wore the Navy ones for a while but they seemed to disappear some years ago maybe they got too expensive ? there was an Air force blue too.
 

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Here is the James Bond wardrobe:-

I prefer my suede patches which are a bit more classy than the flimsy ones above. Also no chance of being considered a Walt.

£345 for the N Peal version. You could 6 or 7 of the Woolaway jumpers for that.

If I wanted a military one then I would go to Silvermans
Try Outdoor Knitwear,they have the suede patch version also the original woolly pully (they say) in 12 different colours !....I also found a camo version for 'special forces Walts'.
Something in my memory that there was a version with a patch on the sleeve for pens ?
 

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One of the British Millerain Harringtons that I bought in a sale earlier this year,needs the sleeves shortening.
I dont wear jeans that often but these Lois are a bit wider and I think that they work with Brogues.
Nice one ! Post more fits guys !
The new brogues are really good and i dig the Lois jeans !
 

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Thats the patch on the sleeve for pens,how is it that I can remember things from years ago but I keep forgetting where i put my keys ?
 

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One of the British Millerain Harringtons that I bought in a sale earlier this year,needs the sleeves shortening.
I dont wear jeans that often but these Lois are a bit wider and I think that they work with Brogues.
This "Man in Blue" outfit is so good that i have to post today's "Man in Black" version.

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Baracuta G9
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Loake Royals
 

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Your jeans are a better length,I have washed those Lois jeans and I will wash them again before getting them altered....just in case they shrink a bit.
I really like the cut and denim of those Lois jeans, the fit is good IMO, they will indeed shrink a little again for a few washes.
 

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