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Gloverall Duffel Coat

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Monster Feb 23, 2011. 7 Replies

I am considering getting a  Gloverall "Original Monty" Duffel coat.  Does anyone here have one?  What are your thoughts on the quality and warmth?

Cleaning an Old Wool Coat

Started this discussion. Last reply by David W. Feb 16, 2011. 2 Replies

I am considering adding a 1940s vintage Royal Navy duffel coat to my wardrobe.  The only problem is that the coat, while in good condition, is rather musty from years of storage.  For any normal…Continue

Your Dressing and Grooming Goals for 2010?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Zehner Jan 14, 2010. 66 Replies

Gentlemen,Do you have any dressing or grooming goals for 2010?Mine are:-Get a couple of suits to the tailor for adjustment so I can add them to the rotation.-Put up the new tie racks my wife bought…Continue

Calling Cards, anyone?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Colin N. Dec 9, 2010. 67 Replies

Gentlemen,I have to recommend the practice of having calling cards made. I read the article when I first became familiar with this site, and thought it was a good idea. Coupled with my recent move…Continue

 

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kevin webster replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"It is easier then it looks, after all the involves the same knot as the shoelace."
Dec 8, 2011
Daniel Benton replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"Yes...by 'revealing' I definately meant do a sexy strip tease!"
Dec 8, 2011
Shahan replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"Bowties aren't for everyone. I think they're kinda neat, but I dunno if I'd wear one that often. Plus, they're a total bitch to tie."
Dec 8, 2011
kevin webster replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"I would think not, unless you do it in such an way that shows your obviously trying to draw attention to the fact that your wearing them."
Dec 7, 2011
Daniel Benton replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"As a fellow brace-wearer...they're awesome! However, I do remove my jacket whole in the office on occassion, thus revealing them to my co-workers. Is this really such a faux paus? "
Dec 7, 2011
kevin webster replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"I wear them all the time too, I try not to sleep in mine though it always leaves unsightly red marks on my neck that are hard to get rid of."
Dec 7, 2011
Andrew Martin replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"looks great. wear one every day myself, and have on occasion fallen asleep on the sofa with one on!"
Dec 7, 2011
kevin webster replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"It appears you did a nice job there, you are right they are not for sleeping in though lol."
Oct 31, 2011
Dish replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"Got mine tied and wearin it now, shame they aint real comfy for sleeping in"
Oct 31, 2011
Paul replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"LOL I remember this discussion. Jarhead had me rolling in tears back about three or four pages....   Necrothread."
Oct 30, 2011
Connor Lawrence replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"I own several bow ties, but I only wear one once or twice a month. I prefer ties, and the bow tie is a bit difficult to pull off without looking ironic or like you're wearing a costume.  My favorites are probably a greenish paisley and and…"
Oct 30, 2011
Dish replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"Just got a bow tie, smiths handmade, just a plain brown wool like fabric, I've got the knot figured, sort of, but I am failing to understand where the front loop and back loop are. I watched a video, and to get it tight the fellow presenting…"
Oct 30, 2011
kevin webster replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"Oh yes, I am. I wear them pretty much daily and have over 200 ties now. I go for the 2.5 inch not to big but big enough, I also have a frew diamondstyle as well."
Oct 19, 2011
Jamie B replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"I've seen more of them in the south. Never worn one myself."
Apr 6, 2011
Michael S. Hilton replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"Never worn one myself; always wanted to though."
Apr 6, 2011
Thrill Jarman replied to David W.'s discussion Any Bowtie Wearers?
"I decided to wear a bowtie at the work Christmas part last year, and I caught crap from a lot of the guys, but the girls loved it. It was also much more comfortable than your standard neck tie. I only have the one right now, but I'll be adding…"
Apr 6, 2011

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At 1:07pm on December 14, 2009, Michael J. Austin said…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!!
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Hey, man. Happy birthday. Here's to another year!
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Happy Birthday! Hope it is a great one David
 
 
 

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