Inspirations for Gentlefolk in D.C. and Beyond
Aren't you a hyper-masculine dude who looks at men’s fashion the way other guys look at cars, gadgets or even sports?
I don't think of myself as hyper-masculine. I don't think hyper-masculine guys wear purple in most situations. I do look at style, cars, and gadgets the way other guys look at sports, though.
And none of them are following your blog, nor mine.It is a sad state of affairs.And what's with the Barbour jackets. Just another foreign brand.Regards — Cliff
From the perspective of most American menswear fans, Britain isn't a foreign country. Most of the rules followed by us stodgy suit-wearing types are ca. mid-century England. Probably a combination of nostalgia and fascination with the Other. Oh, and Savile Row.
Yes, but, they have strange terminology. My reporting instructions for the RAF Staff College (January 1974) included purchase of a "lounge suit" and a "dinner jacket" (a conservative suit and a tux, to us, in the US).Regards — Cliff
Questions, comments, and style ideas welcome, provided they are expressed respectfully.