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I did not respond to @Kingstonian and his comments made on the FC thread regarding my changing my entry to the grey coat. I knew that the grey would be less popular but I wanted to post something different (from the many blacks / dark blues).

At the end of the day this whole thing is meant to be fun! If you feel reasonably confident about your appearance you need neither likes nor votes 😃

Anyway, I should also like to see a @Kingstonian FC entry at some point!
Exactly trust your own judgement.

I don’t post photos on tinternet though. Don’t do Facebook either. Don’t do twitter.
 

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Exactly trust your own judgement.

I don’t post photos on tinternet though. Don’t do Facebook either. Don’t do twitter.
I don't blame you. I relented in the end but still have reservations. It might be an age thing. Or, in my case at least, going against the grain.
 

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Gentlemen relax, it’s Saturday night!

What do you wear on a Saturday night in 2020?

In January 1969 I would have been at Ilford Palais 😊 under the plastic palm trees.
You old knacker!
This is me (and my Dad) in summer 1969 - still into the red white and blue colour scheme - followed by me more recently on a rare occasion to get suited up on a Saturday night along with my little girl who is around the same age now as I was in the first pic!
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You old knacker!
This is me (and my Dad) in summer 1969 - still into the red white and blue colour scheme - followed by me more recently on a rare occasion to get suited up on a Saturday night along with my little girl who is around the same age now as I was in the first pic!
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Great photos, and I think this shows (IMHO) your fits come out much better when taken at head height rather than from under as is often the case on your blog, particularly at short focal lengths (e.g. phone camera). May not be the case if the camera is 10-20m away with a full size sensor but that is a little tricky to arrange (this is what I do for portraits, preferring to crop and lose some detail to distorting proportions).
 

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What do you wear on a Saturday night in 2020?
Usually these days if I’m with my buddies to a bar it's one thing; out to eat/cocktails with the wife it’s another.

Wintertime here so colder than a brass monkey. Last couple times out to the bar or a gig with my buddies the following was typical: Adidas Gore tex Stockholms or Moscows, cord jeans, tartan/checked buttondown shirt or Fred/Lacoste under a dark Paul & Shark sweater or a shetland crew neck , C.P. Company/Adidas SPZL/Engineered Garments/etc parka, tweed scally cap/deerstalker/bucket hat.

Out with the wife last weekemd: Alden burgundy smooths, grey J Press flannel trousers, blue oxford cloth buttondown, 3-button dark navy Donegal tweed jacket, burgundy knit tie, navy herringbone Crombie, burgundy/blue silk scarf and brown leather gloves.

one extreme to the other based on the situation I guess. Sometimes I step up the style in situation 1.and sometimes I dress it down in situation 2
 

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Great photos, and I think this shows (IMHO) your fits come out much better when taken at head height rather than from under as is often the case on your blog, particularly at short focal lengths (e.g. phone camera). May not be the case if the camera is 10-20m away with a full size sensor but that is a little tricky to arrange (this is what I do for portraits, preferring to crop and lose some detail to distorting proportions).
Interesting thanks. Most of my selfies and blog pics are taken at home on the run out the door, using my iPhone and a tripod. I thought I was following popular SF wisdom setting it at waist height but I can give it a go at a taller height and see if it improves. I always say I should do more ‘lifestyle’ pics but it’s not so easy with a four year old in tow!
 

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You old knacker!
This is me (and my Dad) in summer 1969 - still into the red white and blue colour scheme - followed by me more recently on a rare occasion to get suited up on a Saturday night along with my little girl who is around the same age now as I was in the first pic!
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Great pictures.
Where are your Boots and Braces in the '69 one ? And where is it taken, it reminds me of Scotland.

The second one is lovely, but take care, if you mention your daughter some cold fish could compare you to "Bogbrush" (From the message boards from Private Eye) !

Usually these days if I’m with my buddies to a bar it's one thing; out to eat/cocktails with the wife it’s another.

Wintertime here so colder than a brass monkey. Last couple times out to the bar or a gig with my buddies the following was typical: Adidas Gore tex Stockholms or Moscows, cord jeans, tartan/checked buttondown shirt or Fred/Lacoste under a dark Paul & Shark sweater or a shetland crew neck , C.P. Company/Adidas SPZL/Engineered Garments/etc parka, tweed scally cap/deerstalker/bucket hat.

Out with the wife last weekemd: Alden burgundy smooths, grey J Press flannel trousers, blue oxford cloth buttondown, 3-button dark navy Donegal tweed jacket, burgundy knit tie, navy herringbone Crombie, burgundy/blue silk scarf and brown leather gloves.

one extreme to the other based on the situation I guess. Sometimes I step up the style in situation 1.and sometimes I dress it down in situation 2
Less description (that litany of brands is tiring) and more pictures mate ! Here on SF we post pictures don't we ?
 
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Great pictures.
Where are your Boots and Braces in the '69 one ? And where is it taken, it reminds me of Scotland.

The second one is lovely, but take care, if you mention your daughter some cold fish could compare you to "Bogbrush" (From the message boards from Private Eye) !
That summer holiday we were at a bed and breakfast farmhouse in the Lake District. I think the picture is by Lake Ullswater. My shilling a week pocket money (that was before decimalisation, now 5p) wouldn’t extend to boots and braces!
 

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That summer holiday we were at a bed and breakfast farmhouse in the Lake District. I think the picture is by Lake Ullswater. My shilling a week pocket money (that was before decimalisation, now 5p) wouldn’t extend to boots and braces!
Anyway they didn't do 4 year size in DMs then ! They do now !

Some of the best holidays i spent was Summer 1980 in the Loch region. Superb.
 

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