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Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Mr Knightley, Mar 13, 2014.

  1. Cleav

    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Phew, thought I'd missed something. Looks good, any chance of close up pics and pics of labels too?
     


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    No labels to speak of. Just signature lining. Im informed its cashmere and wool rather than the other way round. More grenadine coloured than camel
     


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    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Sorry,will have to say no to that time.Have a Radio Show from 9am until Midday so I would not get into Town ,for that time.
     


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    Silvermans Mile End. Looks better on than in the catalogue. Great pockets and good for hot weather.
     


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  8. Mr Knightley

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    Quote:Thanks Kingstonian I've just ordered one!
     


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    Don Estelle chic!
     


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    Or maybe the six million dollar man
     


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    The Greycoat looks like a winner. Saying that you could only wear it if you were in comparatively good shape. If you were a fat sod some might see it as an insult to the Marines
     


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    LOL. Mrs K has already damned it as Harry Hill-like on account of the biggish collar but I think it's bloody good eh what?!
     


  13. Kingstonian

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    It is not a stand up collar though. Strong material and great pockets .

    Could be a bit Roger Moore, but he tended to have a full tailored safari suit.

    A bit Alan Whicker too.

    I went to the shop to buy mine. Fascinating place - people buying all sorts for expeditions.
     


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    I wore mine today for a short outing. I kept it on while driving and almost forgot I had a jacket on! Lounging around waiting for my car to have a small repair it just seemed so cool and comfortable and the fit is spot on for me. I guess you have to be a little careful about what you team it with so as not to look too much like Don Estelle / Roger Moore etc. but today worn with a PRL ocbd, jeans and Florsheim Yuma loafers it looked and felt 'just right'.

    I must visit the shop. I was googling the shop last night and trying to find out about their Royal Warrant (which I'm not sure is current?) and I found a fascinating Japanese blog featuring Silverman's:
    http://isotoperegiment.militaryblog.jp/e115310.html
     
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    One item of military wear Im fond of is submariners jumpers- like the one the German U Boat Captain had on in the Dads Army episode. Don't. tell him Pike!
     


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