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  1. Some notes on dress at Eton College

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    February 10, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    “Some notes on dress at Eton College by an Eton pupil Dress regulations It is interesting to note that here …
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  2. A definition of the young fogey

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    May 14, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “It is difficult to define the Young Fogey. The most obvious trait in him however, is that he likes to …
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  3. The Keikari list of silly menswear words

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    April 3, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    I’m not really one for lists though we live in the time of lists, and garb sites are no exception. …
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  4. The truth that sets him free

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    June 26, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    “Like most men, I dress to please myself. For any heterosexual male this is inextricably linked with the ability to …
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  5. Men’s Jazz Clothes in the 1910s and ’20s

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    December 16, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    ‘When a real smart ticker [pianist] would enter the place, say in winter, he’d leave his overcoat on and keep …
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"If John Bull turns around to look at you, you are not well dressed; but either too stiff, too tight, or too fashionable".
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