A Way of Life – Bass Weejuns 1966

Back to the source. Autumn soon upon us in the northern hemispshere but still time to wear those classic Maine made weejuns. As long as it doesn’t rain of course. They are getting harder to replace… Worth mentioning that my 1960s boxed Bass Weejuns N734 pair are for sale. Offers?

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Laughter in Madras

What’s up with The Weejun then? Last week it was 24 Celsius and I was posting about duffle coats. Today it’s like official winter outside and I’m wearing the end of summer madras (actually a Gant Rugger one I picked up for £20 at their factory store). Whatever next? Still yet to wear my 60s… Continue reading Laughter in Madras

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One You Can Buy: Verginia Shoe Playboys – Japan via Portugal

This site is fast becoming an hommage to the Playboy rather than the Weejun it seems. But perhaps that can be forgiven when the Weejun is fairly ubiquitous and easy to find in comparison to decent playboys. Well, thanks to a pseudonimous tip off yesterday morning from FNB contributor and fellow crepe sole enthusiast Tom,… Continue reading One You Can Buy: Verginia Shoe Playboys – Japan via Portugal

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Ivy Originals: The Duffle Coat

In the history of 20th Century menswear there are some items that are simply iconic and transcend both fashion and geography. These days most of those items would probably be American – sweatshirts, trainers, jeans just as examples. However, there are a few items that are considered intrinsically British wherever in the world they are… Continue reading Ivy Originals: The Duffle Coat

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Ivy on Campus: Part 2

More Ivy Style campus images, Harringtons (Baracuta and London Fog style), Levis Cords and unusually, tan penny loafers in evidence. Also campus style cat, the must have accessory (along with a monkey, of course).

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Ivy on Campus: Part 1

I know, I know. I’ve not blogged for months and here I am starting another ‘series’ theme. But The Weejun has been very busy indeed and little time to justice to the topics at hand. I’ve had a hiatus from buying/collecting but like the plant itself, Ivy has been creeping back into my life causing… Continue reading Ivy on Campus: Part 1

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