This week I took my advice and went looking into my deadstock items instead of buying more stuff online. I came up with these classic 1970s soft tan Weejuns.
A Phoenix Risen from the Sack Cloth Ashes. The J Keydge company goes from zero to hero.
The other day I was re watching the Bedford Incident with Richard Widmark and Sidney Poitier. It’s a fine movie in its own right but always fun to watch movies with some clothes spotting potential. Poitier plays a photo journalist in the Life Magazine mould who’s airlifted onto Widmark’s warship. He’s wearing a great Grenfell… Continue reading Bedford Incident Grenfell Jacket
Loafer Envy Out East and Stuff You Find is Already Yours…
Every season for the past few years the Gant Yale brand has produced the odd nice shirt in a good fabric and with the lamentable logo on the locker loop at least self coloured or obscure. Today I popped into the Regent St store to see in person what some of the fabrics are like… Continue reading Gant Yale Eats Itself.
The ‘Catalina La Paz Derby San Francisco Oi Polloi No Name Brand Rain Cape Shouldered Windcheater’. A timeless classic is what it is.
I Spy 1965 – 1968 Among the raft of classic US TV series to feature the kind of clothes that we all love, I Spy is up there with the best. In the first series Kelly Robinson and Alexander Scott are wearing some staple boom years ivy with the usual Hollywood modifications. A… Continue reading I Spy The Ivy Years
An unusual and interesting movie from director Ralph Nelson and featuring Sidney wearing the all out Lee Westerners 101 sateen suit with rough out boots. A look that’s hard to pull off. I’ve yet to wear my Japanese reissue 101J with the matching pants. You need a perfect day and a Leith Surfer T in… Continue reading Sidney Poitier Head to Toe in Lee Westerners
As anyone who’s ever attempted to maintain a blog will testify, it’s tough. Time is the biggest enemy. Next comes ease of use – from the almost book length posts of traditional blogs many of us moved to the easy sound[word]bites of Tumblr an Facebook. Whilst they both have their virtues, it’s hard to maintain… Continue reading Here We Go Again,Weejun…