Found this interesting post on the blog www.hyrcollective.com about Bass teaming up with Opening Ceremony. Some of the Jo Boxer style saddle boots are a bit too frankenstein for my taste, but two tone weejuns… very nice, although for me brown and white/cream would be the one. Or Scotch grain, or calf with nubuck vamp.… Continue reading Two Tone Weejuns Set For A Comeback. Queue Here…
New series! What’s The Weejun buying on Ebay. Probably of minor interest to anyone but me but it inspires Mrs Weejun’s daily patrol of the Royal Mail to see what new ‘Weejun Wear’ junk I’ve been spending the hard earned on. Well before I commit some heresy and say that I’m planning a post about… Continue reading What’s The Weejun Buying on Ebay? Brooks Brothers!
Mr Decline & Fall over at the FNB Ivy Talk board has dug up this great piece from The Nation back in 1998. WILTON, Maine — For four decades, Laurence Wilbur epitomized the old-fashioned American craft work that goes into each pair of Bass Weejun shoes. With his Down East twang and long snowy beard,… Continue reading Decline and Fall (Stumble?) of an American Icon
Following on from the recent post about Sero shirts, the postman called early this morning bringing a nice big box from the US of A containing eight more vintage new old stock button down shirts of various pedigrees. As you can see from the photo above (TIP: Click on Images to Expand Full Size), I… Continue reading More Vintage OCBDs – Gant ‘The Hugger’