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Other Fabrics: Dressing the Cyber-Squire, Pt 2

Filed in The Gentrys Wardrobe by on December 8, 2014 0 Comments
Other Fabrics:  Dressing the Cyber-Squire, Pt 2

Other fabrics, you ask?  What can the sporting gentry possibly require beyond tweed?  Among Harris, Donegal and the famous mills of Great Britain, there are so many patterns and weights of tweed that only a cyberlord or a rock star could possibly own them all.  What use is there in discussing others?  This is a […]

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Tweed: Dressing the Cyber-Squire, Pt 1

Filed in The Gentrys Wardrobe by on November 10, 2014 0 Comments
Tweed:  Dressing the Cyber-Squire, Pt 1

Tweed!  Completely ignoring the fine qualities of moleskin, corduroy and cavalry twill, no cloth so exemplifies the countryside lifestyle the way tweed does.  Machine or hand woven, cottage industry or high tech, tweed is the ne plus ultra of the sporting gentry’s attire.   Fortunately it is not necessarily a great expense.  Yes, you can have […]

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Die Workwear on Russell Moccasins

Filed in The Gentrys Wardrobe by on September 5, 2014 0 Comments
Die Workwear on Russell Moccasins

Russell Moccasins are, in today’s world, a bit of an anomaly.  In a world where the iGentry coo over bespoke blouchers costing $2-3000 a pair with a wait time of 2-3 years it’s almost amusing that you can get shoes and boots made to your specific feet for about the price of a good pair […]

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Thrift, Tweed and The Countryside Lifestyle

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Thrift, Tweed and The Countryside Lifestyle

Thrift is not usually a word one associates with country gentlemen.  We all feel that the proper country squire goes to London periodically to shop Savile Row for his shooting togs.  This, however, is an error.  There are rather a fair number of provincial tailors who can equip the newly landed gentleman (or his overseas […]

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Gunning Coats

Filed in The Gentrys Wardrobe by on January 22, 2014 0 Comments
Gunning Coats

While many of us take our sense of field sport style from the countryside of the UK, in actual fact Italy has nearly twice as many firearms per person as Britain, according to Wikipedia.  And the vast majority of those firearms are shotguns, it being very difficult to own either a rifle or pistol there.  […]

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