Random fashion thoughts - Part II (A New Hope)

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by LA Guy, May 15, 2015.

  1. basil rathbone

    basil rathbone Senior member

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    You won't need rainboots unless you plan on dunking your feet in water. Something with a topy or danite will be fine. Wet pavement + leather soles will tear up the soles. It'll feel cold, so wear something warm and add an umbrella. One of the stick ones. Kinda funny as a Vancouverite to see you guys talking about this.
     
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    basil rathbone Senior member

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    Dunno what Chicago is like, but the cold in the PNW is bone-chilling. It's so wet. -5C on the coast feels like -15C in the prairies. I refuse to convert that to F for you heathens.
     
  3. Fuuma

    Fuuma Franchouillard Modasse

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    I'm spending NYE in Stockholm, temps are zero-ish, right? Not sure I need much beside a coat + some light gloves...

    Also what's the best fish specialty you'd eat? We'll be near a pretty nice fish market...
     
  4. Superb0bo

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    Diffcult to say, but there´s been several new years in the last say 5 years with -20. I would bring clothes for -10-5 atleast. The mean temp according to wikiin January is like -3 or so.

    edit: could also be +3 degrees and rain.,.



    Hmm dont know really, will have to look into it. What´s happening new years?



     
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  5. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    C'mon man. I come from Kingston, Ontario. We got the wind kicking up from the lake. And that is when you want either a long ass coat, or a cinch at the waist, because it gets right under any space. No A shapes wanted, thanks. It's -15C regularly, sans wind chill. And it goes to -25C will windchill regularly.

    As for Seattle and Portland being cold? C'mon man. leather jacket (none of that lambskin bullshit though, something in horse with an anilne finish - they are pretty rain resistent), and a vest. Done. A scarf, maybe. Gloves, but just to look cool. A toque (aka what Americans stupidly refer to as "a beanie")? Ninja please. You don't "need" that unless it's -15C and you are walking around all day.
     
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    5c rain by the sea is deffinently glove weather, the rain just makes it that much colder.
     
  7. Superb0bo

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    I wear a wool hat/beanie from like 10 c ... bald = cold.
     
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    Context: I have lived in the bay area my whole life. Anything under 60 degrees feels "cold".

    I forgot I have a beater Aspesi quilted blazer (pretty useful!) that I'll probably wear with a sweater and jeans and MMM boots. Then hope for the best with crappy travel umbrellas.
     
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    Deets on the awesome colored wrap thing? Maybe @Synthese
     
  11. basil rathbone

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    Oh, definitely, the coldest Alberta days are way colder than the coldest Vancouver days. -30C and lower, not too unusual. It'd be too cold for my truck to start, so I'd just take a week off.

    All I'm saying is -5C in Van is WAY colder than -5C in Calgary. Like today, it's 8C and raining, which is probably what cyc can expect, and there are lots of people are in parkas. Hoods, tuques, boots, Canada Goose, etc. Of course Vancouverites are generally quite wimpy.
     
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    Don't make me go buy thermal underwear.
     
  13. Fuuma

    Fuuma Franchouillard Modasse

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    Swedish friend arranged for it and others are flying in, last year was in Normandy, this year in Stockholm, I like to go to a nice house or apt and get good food and wine instead of going out. I'll probably be there for 4-5 days.

    I'll make sure to bring warmer clothes, -10 is a lot harsher than 0.
     
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    What about a belt though?
     
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    the shah Persian Bro #2 and enabler-in-chief

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    Damir Doma SS11

    it's the head scarf (khimar) worn by the tuareg , nomadic berber in N. Africa
     
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