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What is English/British Style to You?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by NORE, Dec 15, 2010.

  1. MalfordOfLondon

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  3. MalfordOfLondon

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    Very clever but disturbed man...

    He is a typical active agressive...[​IMG]


    Spotted him in Soho last week. Looked like he'd been in a fire - think he'd just had a chemical peel...
     
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    Spotted him in Soho last week. Looked like he'd been in a fire - think he'd just had a chemical peel...

    TMI [​IMG]
     
  5. Man-of-Mystery

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    I have posted a lot of images in a lighthearted manner in this thread, perhaps without really answering the basic question. So let me add a couple of comments.

    Firstly, the last time that "street" fashions in Britain were really sharp was at the time of the original skinheads in 1969 - the Tonik suit, brogues, Ben Sherman shirts, Crombies and sheepskins, Prince of Wales check, Harrington jackets...

    Possibly the most quintessentially English designs for men have been the ones I am linking to below. Firstly the Norfolk Jacket. It had a minor revival in the 1960s mod era, and the high street tried to reintroduce it in the 90s with no success, but it is an absolute classic.

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    The Belstaff Trialmaster waxed jacket for motorcycling led a style which was so much associated with the UK that it was known in America as the "English Jacket".

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    Is this the only representative from Wales? A statue of Tommy Cooper has stood in Caerffili, his birthplace, for about a year now.
     
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    Is this the only representative from Wales? A statue of Tommy Cooper has stood in Caerffili, his birthplace, for about a year now.

    Never one to use stereotype ...

    This is a Welsh beauty.
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    Is this the only representative from Wales.

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    Every Aussies favorite Pom [​IMG] And the not so liked [​IMG]
     
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    Now that really is an "English Jacket".

    (Yes, I know the UJ is British, but see my post about the Belstaff Trialmaster)
     
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    Is this the only representative from Wales?

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    Ah, Burnsie! I knew the guy when he worked at Probe Records in Liverpool, and we would bump into each other regularly at Eric's Club (opposite where the Cavern used to be). He out-punked the punks, out-gothed the goths, and out-boy-georged Boy George!

    You really should write a book MoM! [​IMG] Malcolm McLaren, Pete Burns, situationist skinhead in '68, pioneer of the punk 'zine in '69.... [​IMG]
     
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    You really should write a book MoM! [​IMG] Malcolm McLaren, Pete Burns, situationist skinhead in '68, pioneer of the punk 'zine in '69.... [​IMG]

    "Memoirs of a Serial Ligger".

    I'll have to start with carrying Ravi Shankar's sitar for him...
     
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    Rod Stewart, Long John Baldry, Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger.


    +1 Steampacket. Cool as.... [​IMG]

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    Lose the last pic, 'Gent. Gave me quite a turn![​IMG]
     
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