Update: The LL Bean Suede Field Coat was too big for me is now on Ebay for 1p! I used to post a regular feature called “What’s The Weejun been buying on eBay?” but in the last six months or so I’ve tried to steer clear of the obsession that trawling ebay can become. Sometimes,… Continue reading What’s The Weejun Buying on Ebay? Vintage LL Bean Field Jackets (Now Back on Ebay!)
“Later in the year it may be necessary to furnish some of these garments with buttons instead of zippers” War rationing was heavy on zippers I guess! Still printing in colour though in 1942….
Part time contributor and West Coast Ivy Look aficionado Fred, seen here modelling hard to find knee length argyles with bermudas and weejuns. A great look if you can pull it off. I like how the photographer managed to capture a vintage look in the colour process and even put the LIFE magazine logo on… Continue reading Fred (West Coast Ivy), Relaxes with Friends
Always a second string label, Manhattan nevertheless produced some really nice shirts once upon a time. I have a deadstock one that was too big for Herb that is a fantastic scarlet and yellow plaid oxford with all the trimmings. The shirt in this 1960 advertisement has a an odd spread collar going on. Really,… Continue reading Manhattan Ivy Man Sportshirts