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PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:49 pm 
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53º with occasional rain spits. Grey, overcast, and ugly. Time to break out the Winter whites!

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Moleskins, Tweeds, Saddle Leather loafers and Winter Whites.

The stuff: Winter whites* – O'Connell's Winter White Shetland wool crew neck sweater with saddle shoulders, Wigwam wool cream socks. Also, Lands End Moleskin trousers, BB 132Q OCBD, AE Kenwood beef-roll loafers constructed with Saddle leather. AE tan Scotch grain belt, Southwick Shetland Wool Grey and white Herringbone with Gold and Yellow window pane, 3/2 roll, Tweed sack sport coat.
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* Winter White consists of pure white tempered with Cream, Ivory, or Yellow to give warmth to a color associated with snow, sleet, and ice.

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 Post subject: Re: What are you Wearing Today?
PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:02 am 
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* Brooks Brothers 3/2 sack corduroy jacket and OCBD
* Rooster 'Heathernit' mohair/wool tie
* Orvis surcingle belt
* Bills Khakis
* Seiko 5 automatic with Italian calfskin band

This is the debut of this jacket (eBay purchase). Made in Malaysia (!) for Fall 2006. I don't think it was ever worn. The breast pocket is still basted shut. Looking to break it in to make it sufficiently slouchy.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:03 pm 
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Wow Gamma, that jacket is a beaut

Nicely done with the winter whites there Bill

And thanks LeeLo!

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 Post subject: Re: What are you Wearing Today?
PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:09 am 
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Going to lunch with the guys today. Weather is overcast and still, specs of 52º, 59% relative humidity, and dead calm. Shifted to my Fall/Winter closets for the next 5+ months.

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The scarecrow was sayin' "My assistant carries the Pumpkin."

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Norman Hilton 3/2 roll jacket in Rust with a light Blue pane (shoulder ripples caused by pumpkin holding). J. Press flap pocket OCBD, and a Ferrell-Reed Crocquet tie in light blue. J. Press can be proud of that collar roll! O'Connell's Wool trousers in light grey. and junk Navy Blue crew socks.

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Allen Edmonds Shell Cordovan Grayson Tassels

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Timex on Hodinkee Shell Cordovan strap.

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Shot of the texture and pattern of the sport coat.

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Standing by the Music Box Steps where Laurel and Hardy filmed "The Music Box" (the film where they try to move a piano up these steps) in 1932.

In 1947, I lived in the building to the left of the Music Box Steps.

Brooks Brothers blue blazer, blue OCBD shirt, and Argyle sweater vest, Berkley heraldic tie, Lands' End tan twill trousers, and Allen-Edmonds shoes.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:18 pm 
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Terrific look, Roycru!

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:56 pm 
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^ Great rig, Roycru. And I love the location you chose for the shot.

I've never been to L.A.. But when I go one day, I intend to visit as many "old Hollywood" film sites as possible. If any others come to mind while you're out and about, I'd love to see them as backdrops in your WAYWT photos.


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One of my favorite s/j + trouser combinations, and Billax does it better than anyone:
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Your admission of wearing junk navy blue crew socks was a liberating moment for me, since they are what I wear much of the time.
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.....and junk Navy Blue crew socks.

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 Post subject: Re: What are you Wearing Today?
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I do believe that only Roycru can pose with that kind of panache next to a Homer Bucket.


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 Post subject: Re: What are you Wearing Today?
PostPosted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:40 pm 
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A little Fall pattern-mixing.

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