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an out break of gamekeepers

On 6 Mar 2011 at 10:08am bastian wrote:
has anyone else noticed a brace of tweed recently...odd looking gamekeepers and wanna be landed gentry.
On 6 Mar 2011 at 1:23pm Grunge wrote:
I hope you're not looking for Lady Chatterley.
On 6 Mar 2011 at 4:29pm bastian wrote:
Isn't that gardeners? I mean dfl in country costume
On 6 Mar 2011 at 6:27pm old Cynic wrote:
Oi Ive got a tweed jacket and Im no DFL!! It was cheap and warm
On 6 Mar 2011 at 9:45pm Lord Tweedsmuir wrote:
Did you know Lewes is where The Chap magazine is based? It's all about the terrible state of male attire in the modern world. Grown men in shell suits and trainers, nasty cagoules and scruffy bombadiers jackets. A nice bit of tweed and jaunty hat make the world a better place don't you think?
On 7 Mar 2011 at 10:20am bastian wrote:
yes i did know that the chap magazine was based here they did a photo shoot in the lewes arms at yuletide,honestly when was the last time you saw a shell suit....thinking about it it was bonfire night 1991..very flammable.
On 7 Mar 2011 at 11:36am Newmania wrote:
Tweed is not good it looks as if you have raided a dressing up box .
I suggest Polo neck retro black leather and straight jeans finished with the classic eight hole black DM
For day wear Kickers are back , a cagoule is acceptable only when raining otherwise dark simple patterned jumper
Your style gurus - Take That if , like me , you are going for the slightly crinkly eyed but still stylish dad look.
On 7 Mar 2011 at 1:38pm Old Cynic wrote:
Newmania you sounds like your dressed for a heist! Retro tweed of the right colour and cut is perfectly acceptable - without care blokes can look like Terry Thomas!
On 7 Mar 2011 at 1:58pm Grunge wrote:
Met The Chap himself once. Nice guy. Wife and children all dressed accordingly. Good fun and I admire their Chutzpah.
On 8 Mar 2011 at 3:20am grrrlpower wrote:
Newmania , your dress sense has obviously not evolved from the 80's. It probably suited you as a young man, but 30 years later it just looks sad.
On 8 Mar 2011 at 4:03pm bastian wrote:
how about donkey jacket and torn trousers,or,if you actually want to look like someone who works the land,jeans and sweatshirt(wellies and wax jacket optional)
On 8 Mar 2011 at 7:21pm bastian wrote:
actually I don't feel there are enough crusties around...you know,that evocative wiff of patouli and a dog on a string
On 9 Mar 2011 at 1:38pm Old Cynic wrote:
Ive not heard the term Crustie for years!! What is the precise definition? When does a dosser become a crustie?
On 9 Mar 2011 at 2:39pm Mrs Twine wrote:
I think Crusties originated in Bath (though, on consideration more likely out of, or never in). Dossers of a sort, they tangle their hair into dreadlocks, often with lumps of something else added, I can't think why. The results are definitely not recommended for crochet. I don't know what kind of music is associated with them, but I don't think it is Hayley Westenra. I haven't heard of them for a while, either, Cynic. Tell your mother her organic turnip leaf teacosy is well on the way.
On 9 Mar 2011 at 4:27pm bastian wrote:
ah yes,a west country thing..Inner city unit and wearing your best mates puke on your tousers as a mark of respect..now that's fashion.

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