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gdl203

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I've been carrying around a Pellegrino bottle wherever I go recently for an "editorial project", and the other night I filled it with Miller High Life and walked the dog around the neighborhood.
Apparel Artz vol. 1?
 

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Apparel Artz vol. 1?
Over here frantically monitoring social media, hoping this Jacob Wohl post doesn't bring down the whole damn magazine.
 

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@gdl203 I just listened to your Hand Cut Radio interview, and I have to say I felt personally attacked in your condemnation of "sprezzatura". I'll have you know that the sauce stains on my clothes are very much genuine. Not saying I'm a maverick, but I'm certainly not following any prescribed "look" with my basement shut-in vibe and persona thank you very much.
 

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@gdl203 I just listened to your Hand Cut Radio interview, and I have to say I felt personally attacked in your condemnation of "sprezzatura". I'll have you know that the sauce stains on my clothes are very much genuine. Not saying I'm a maverick, but I'm certainly not following any prescribed "look" with my basement shut-in vibe and persona thank you very much.
Sauce stains are the real deal. Also I didn’t bring this topic up - I don’t feel as strongly as Aleks about fake sprezz. It’s a bit silly but doesn’t bother me as much
 

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Well then, feeling a little less attacked. And besides, you or Aleks haven't even seen the way I leave the heel strap on my Crocs undone when I wear them with conservative business dress. Very natural!
 

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Never thought tats were a good idea. Too permanent for me. Maybe reflecting my middle class, suburban upbringing?

Seems like the fad is thankfully fading. Nothing wrong with a tat or two but it's gotten a bit outrageous. Even the Army started clamping down on them just as I retired.
I've always disliked them. Awful, ugly things.
 

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What weight (and weave) should I look for in a four-ish season cotton trouser? I'd like it to hold an OK crease and but not be too hot for summer
 

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Why cotton? Do cotton trousers come off the peg in anything by plainweave and twill? If you are not opposed to wool I would go with a lightweight 9 or 10 oz gabardine, or even a heavier fresco.
 

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I have linen-cotton canvas pants that I wear year round in the southern states. Great ~11oz draping fabric, wears cooler than twills in summer yet doesn't let in the breeze in cooler temps. They don't hold a crease as well as wool but a pressing will easily last a couple days.

If I were in cooler climes and wanted something as versatile it would probably be a wool flannel or gabardine, like they used to wear in the old days.
 

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"Others suggest a correction is coming and suits will return in force. For one thing, there are signs of a recession. Recessions lead to unpredictability, and people seek comfort in old traditions, even expensive, uncomfortable traditions."

Not sure about that but it's comforting. I guess living here in DC skews my opinions as we all wear suits as a matter of course. The perfect equalizer if done right of course.
 
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