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Heading out to lunch with an old friend who always dresses well. I elected to go with Royal Tweeds.

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I'm interested if the Vintage group member is also a wearer of hats? (I don't know how to put a survey here if possible). I do wear a dress hat (slope back fedora) and am considering a newsboy cap.
How about you?
 

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And after. Only used a little burgundy cream polish to touch up the rough spots, then VSC and brushing under flowing water to get off the old caked-on polish. I think they’re almost ready to go.
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I'm interested if the Vintage group member is also a wearer of hats? (I don't know how to put a survey here if possible). I do wear a dress hat (slope back fedora) and am considering a newsboy cap.
How about you?
I have never really found a hat that suits me for more formal clothing, rather than cold weather due to the fact that I have a gigantic head.

In the winter, I wear a Scottish tam-o'-shatner as it is warm as fuck and I like it.
 

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Hmm, that's an interesting choice!
You either look cool in this

Or like fookin weirdo probably wanking in his pocket while staring at you
A little bit from column A, a little bit from column B!
 

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I have never really found a hat that suits me for more formal clothing, rather than cold weather due to the fact that I have a gigantic head.

In the winter, I wear a Scottish tam-o'-shatner as it is warm as fuck and I like it.
Tam o'shatner??? Sulu, arm torpedoes!
 

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Mine now! Thanks for the heads-up on these!!!
Excellent, good for you! If those had been 12.5 instead of 10.5 I'd have been all over them. Enjoy.
 

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I'm interested if the Vintage group member is also a wearer of hats? (I don't know how to put a survey here if possible). I do wear a dress hat (slope back fedora) and am considering a newsboy cap.
How about you?
I am a bold guy that cuts the few hair left to avoid Krusty's look. I use flat caps in cold weather.

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Moderate to big innovation in shoe restoration: repairing the piping with Fiebings Edge Kote (sic). I discover this magical product in the process of making watch bands. It’s durable, flexible, and has a semi gloss finish. After another quasi-failed attempt to make a watchstrap, I thought I would try to fix the damaged top line on a few pairs of shoes. I applied a thin coat with a Q-tip, and then applied two or three more coats. I couldn’t believe the results. The piping looked almost brand new after. I was astonished at the result on a pair of shell Hanover LWB where the top line piping had completely worn down in large segments. I applied several coats, and it was as if I had a rebuilt the piping. Some of the cracks come back after wearing the shoes. The difference pre-and post restoration is incredible nonetheless. Take a look at some before and after shots.
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Moderate to big innovation in shoe restoration: repairing the piping with Fiebings Top Kote (sic). I discover this magical product in the process of making watch bands. It’s durable, flexible, and has a semi gloss finish. After another quasi-failed attempt to make a watchstrap, I thought I would try to fix the damaged top line on a few pairs of shoes. I applied a thin coat with a Q-tip, and then applied two or three more coats. I couldn’t believe the results. The piping looked almost brand new after. I was astonished at the result on a pair of shell Hanover LWB where the top line piping had completely worn down in large segments. I applied several coats, and it was as if I had a rebuilt the piping. Some of the cracks come back after wearing the shoes. The difference pre-and post restoration is incredible nonetheless. Take a look at some before and after shots. View attachment 1737772 View attachment 1737773 View attachment 1737780 View attachment 1737779
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Wow! Great find!
I'm going to have to try that when I can get my hands on some Fiebing's Edge Kote.

Seems like it might work better than black enamel nail polish... and probably get less funny looks from store clerks.
 

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This is a little different from my normal post. These would likely be considered “vintage” by most. Although they are not 1960-1980’s. They are, however, the newest Florsheim I have.

NOS Florsheim LWB Horween Shell Cordovan in a color Florsheim called Scotch. A gorgeous shoe. Not as well made as the 93605 but not many modern shoes are.

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Get those off eBay recently? I was watching one very much like those gorgeous shoes.
 

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