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The Wearing of the Green

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by AlanC, Mar 17, 2005.

  1. AlanC

    AlanC Senior member

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    Top o' the marnin' to ya.

    Are forumners honoring the day with a (tasteful) wearing of the green?

    I will pull out my green argyle socks (Pantherellas, of course) for the day. This evening I have a green with yellow stripes Robert Talbott tie that I shall wear with honor.

    AilínC
     
  2. uriahheep

    uriahheep Senior member

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    So today is St. Patrick's Day?
     
  3. AlanC

    AlanC Senior member

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    Typical attitude of a 19th century Englishman, Mr. Heep.
     
  4. montecristo#4

    montecristo#4 Senior member

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    I've got my green cufflinks on. Grolsch bottlecaps -- LOL, totally tacky.

    I figure my red hair is enough of a statement on Irishness.
     
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    shoreman1782 Senior member

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    "Bottle" green - ha - BB Country Club tie. I've lost my green socks.
     
  6. uriahheep

    uriahheep Senior member

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    What's that for?
     
  7. AlanC

    AlanC Senior member

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    No malice intended, uriah. Just having a bit o' fun with your Dickensian name. The English traditionally have had a great deal of antipathy toward the Irish.

    My apologies if I came off as rude.

    (It's not easy being green...)
     
  8. uriahheep

    uriahheep Senior member

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    No apology necessary, AlanC. [​IMG] I'm not an Irish hater, just a Dickens appreciater. (I think I may have invented or misspelled "appreciater," but please tell me the lot o' you got the Shaquille O'Neal reference. Maybe he's part Irish. And maybe Bernie Mac really is Black Irish.) Good point about English/Irish relations.
     
  9. JBZ

    JBZ Senior member

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    I'm wearing a forest green merino wool sweater (polo collar - Nordstrom house brand). I'm also wearing my Guinness socks (bought in person from the Guinness brewery in Dublin.). I'm not Irish, but my wife is 100%, so I couldn't get out of the house today without wearing some green. [​IMG] Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone. Jeff
     
  10. Fabienne

    Fabienne Senior member

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    Amazing how we went from "No Irish" stores to this... I totally forgot to wear green. [​IMG]
     
  11. Bradford

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    My workplace decided that if you wore green, you could dress down today.

    So I'm sporting a green and black golf shirt with my Lucky jeans.

    Bradford
     
  12. faustian bargain

    faustian bargain Senior member

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    loden green thin-wale cords.
     
  13. JohnMS

    JohnMS Senior member

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    Loden cloth sportcoat made with Tiroler loden cloth from Austria. You guys need to get one of these.
     
  14. Bradford

    Bradford Senior member

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    Green, but not quite Irish [​IMG] Bradford
     
  15. drizzt3117

    drizzt3117 Senior member

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    Green polo by Lacoste
    Navy pinstripe suit by Oxxford
    Cognac Grenson Masterpiece Rugbys
    Rolex Daytona Steel (Black Face)
     
  16. StagRaven

    StagRaven Well-Known Member

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    woodland camo BDU four button deconstructed jacket woodland camo BDU trousers Brown 100% cotton t-shirt Black combat boots woodland camo BDU cover OD green wool glove liners w/ black leather gloves WHAT.? It's green.... [​IMG]
     
  17. montecristo#4

    montecristo#4 Senior member

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    Going hunting today?
     
  18. StagRaven

    StagRaven Well-Known Member

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    Nah, just army lab. Learning how to be a leader, and all that. [​IMG]
     
  19. nightowl6261a

    nightowl6261a Senior member

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    Green moc and green undies, wish I had a Guiness though about now.
     
  20. BjornH

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    My teacher (a Canadian) wore a green t-shirt today but he did have to point this out to us.

    B
     

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