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Double the C&J price and then some.

Even their factory shop/sale prices are high now.
£1265 !...beautiful boots but would anyone wear them for walking in the countryside ? imagine first time out and scratching the toe cap on a stone...
 

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That's why I bought the identical (in look) Meermin knockoffs. And I actually do wear them as a rough country boot now. They cost more than my Solovair! Shocking.
 

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That's why I bought the identical (in look) Meermin knockoffs. And I actually do wear them as a rough country boot now. They cost more than my Solovair! Shocking.
Solovair is a good brand, with many styles. So far i only had two pairs of Fringe Tassel loafers from them.

First ones were Burgundy
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And now i have them in Navy
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This picture was taken the day i bought them a couple of years ago. They are still in mint condition.
 

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I'd been meaning to post a pic to go with a post I made back (holy!) in June. But since March, I've been work -- and pretty much everything else -- from home. The few times I've gone out, it's mostly been in old Levis jeans, older US-made Russell sweatshirts, unlined Alden LHS's, or Vans. As I mentioned then, it's pretty plain, and contemporary enough, but swap the Aldens for Bean camp mocs, a hat or two, and this has been me since in the 80s.:
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The green sweatshirt above is a Land's End Serious Sweat. I may get another in gray. In the 90s, I had a great coral pink Life is Good sweatshirt with just a small logo embroidered on the chest. I thought I'd left it at my parent's house, but I couldn't find it there. Must have given to a brother or former girlfriend.

@JohnAAG and @Oneflewover, I'm with you guys on the preference for harringtons with self cuffs rather than knit cuffs. Luxire made me a nice red one that was inspired by James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause. It's made of Epic by Nextec and has a two-way front zip and pit zips for ventilation while bike riding. And for travel, it has a large inner pocket for a book and a small zippered pocket for change, etc.
 

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Happy Halloween!
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Out trick or treating with the family.

Been a loooong time since I wore a suit and proper dress shoes. A black suit and tie may have been more appropriate, but I went with a dark grey pick and pick and a dark navy garza grossa tie in honor or Sir Sean Connery.

Best part of the night: a little girl ran up to me and yelled "COCO!!!"
 

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Please don't look at the trousers (awful colour match) and at the sleeves (needing to be lenghtened).
Just wanted to show why I like vintage DAKS clothing : their jackets are the only rtw that don't badly flare at the waist without any alteration.
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EDIT : I was meaning 'hips' ...
 
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Solovair is a good brand, with many styles. So far i only had two pairs of Fringe Tassel loafers from them.

First ones were Burgundy
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And now i have them in Navy
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This picture was taken the day i bought them a couple of years ago. They are still in mint condition.
Those are really smart. Wasn't aware they made loafers but I suppose I shouldn't be surprised. The boots were my first pair from them, as they were my first thought for MiE 'urban' boots that weren't sleek.

Would buy from them again. I think they offer good value for money.
 

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Please don't look at the trousers (awful colour match) and at the sleeves (needing to be lenghtened).
Just wanted to show why I like vintage DAKS clothing : their jackets are the only rtw that don't badly flare at the waist without any alteration.
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EDIT : I was meaning 'hips' ...
Nice jacket,it looks a good fit, I also like DAKS but some of their jackets that you see on Ebay have huge lapels...
 

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Nice jacket,it looks a good fit, I also like DAKS but some of their jackets that you see on Ebay have huge lapels...
Glad you like it.
The lapels are exactly the kind I like: with no bow of any kind, but a single straight (or uniformly curved) line, running through all the front of the jacket.
 

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Glad you like it.
The lapels are exactly the kind I like: with no bow of any kind, but a single straight (or uniformly curved) line, running through all the front of the jacket.
Yes,the lapels on the 3 button jackets are good, its the 2 button ones that sometimes look too big....my ideas have changed since 1973 when my lapels were ridiculous and I thought that Dirty Harry was a bit of an icon...
 

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