Recent non-Sartorialist Looks

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by aj_del, Feb 24, 2010.

  1. Prada_Ferragamo

    Prada_Ferragamo Senior member

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    Damn that's a tight jacket.
     


  2. Spats

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    Damn that's a tight jacket.
    Yes, and the loafers appear to be helium filled, one is lifting off as we speak.
     


  3. Senori

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    That's not even a real monocle. A real monocle has what is called a galley that is inserted into the ocular socket. Also, they usually don't have chains, rather a string.
    Monocles without galleries are actually the original type; monocles with galleries are just more expensive because they work better (the gallery keeps them from being pushed by eyelashes) and are harder to have custom-fitted.

    For example, here's a picture of Joseph Chamberlain wearing a monocle that doesn't look to have a gallery: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chamberlain.jpg
     


  4. LabelKing

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    Monocles without galleries are actually the original type; monocles with galleries are just more expensive because they work better (the gallery keeps them from being pushed by eyelashes) and are harder to have custom-fitted.

    For example, here's a picture of Joseph Chamberlain wearing a monocle that doesn't look to have a gallery: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chamberlain.jpg


    It's interesting that Chamberlain doesn't seem to be wearing a custom monocle.

    Monocles in their day were actually quite expensive, and ironically antique ones now are still rather pricey to buy.
     


  5. Made in California

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    Yeah, awesome jacket. Would kop. Would wear to a place to hang out. I like it.
     


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    Can one be more affected than to wear a monocle?
    (James excluded)
     


  7. mack11211

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    Not recent, but anyway:

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    Noel Coward, 1938.

    High armhole, narrow sleeve, perfect body fit despite odd casual posture.

    Wonder who made for him.
     


  8. Cacatfish

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    Wow, that is an amazing fit.
     


  9. Cravate_Noire

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    The great Sir Noel Coward was a client of A&S.
     


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    The great Sir Noel Coward was a client of A&S.

    Was it when Anderson themselves were great?

    I'm always suspicious about companies going on about their past customers.

    Saying that, I go there wednesday for a fitting...
     


  11. Senori

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    It's interesting that Chamberlain doesn't seem to be wearing a custom monocle.

    Monocles in their day were actually quite expensive, and ironically antique ones now are still rather pricey to buy.

    I think it's mostly a matter of timing; I don't think galleries became widespread on monocles until well after Chamberlain had probably started wearing them, so he was probably accustomed to wearing the older style.
     


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    Dammit, I need a donegal tweed jacket [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


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