"It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle."
Ernest Hemingwayemail me if google hasn't got the answer..
It’s that kinda weather down here in the “antipodes”..
* IMO there is only one way to wear a Pea-coat - snug & buttoned up!
Details : TYPE A/22 “Pea-coat”
Details | Hoofs - Alden for Leather Soul “MilkShake” saddles | Jeans - Rapha | Shirt - chiodo | Bag - MTO Crumpler for GW
Details | Jacket - MUJI | Shirt - chiodo | Jeans - James Perse | Sneakers - CdG PLAY Chucks | Bag - MTO Crumpler for GW
Hairy eyeballs (not eyebrows) are very NOW
Details | Shirt & Sweater - Comme des Garçons | Pantaloons - Rapha+PaulSmith | Sneakers - Common Projects | Frames - vintage thrifted from Shanghai
*as captured by my Sistah
BLAH BLAH BLAH..
Details | Shacket (shirt-jacket) & Shirt - Chiodo | Pantaloons - Rapha+PaulSmith | Sneakers - Comme des Garçons PLAY CHUCKS
Checks & balances
Details | Shacket (shirt-jacket) & Shirt - Chiodo | Pantaloons - Rapha+PaulSmith | Sneakers - “Dirty” Jack Purcell
STRONG RIKE BULL IN CHINA SHOP
These puppies are made for dancing.. Now I just have make sure my broken elbow is STRONG RIKE BULL IN CHINA SHOP
Details | Cap, LS Polo, Dancing shoes, & Jeans - Rapha | Sneakers - Common Projects
Details | Sweater - Loro Piana “baby cashmere” | Shirt - chiodo | Pantaloons - PaulSmith+Rapha | Sneakers - CdG PLAY CHUCKS
That’s it - 4 days of white shirts, Grown Man shoes & jackets..
* Tomorrow is Friday & I feel like wearing chucks!
Details | Jacket (part of suit) - Patrick Johnson in Loro Piana wool/cashmere for GW | Sweater - Loro Piana “Baby Cashmere” | Shirt - Ascot Chang | Jeans - Rapha | Hoofs - Saint Crispin’s for Leather Soul for GW
Day trip to Mexico (Melbourne, Australia) for some coffee & Bombolone!
*IMO the M65 jacket in navy, khaki or what ever military inspired colour is an essential garment for life’s journey. I have a few in different weights now & will continue buying them.
Wear them over a shirt, t-shirt or even a sports coat as a protective layer.
The pockets are ideal for travel or a night on the tiles!
Don’t look back wondering - just get one..
Details | Jacket #1 - MUJI M65 | Jacket #2 (part of suit) - Patrick Johnson Loro Piana wool/cashmere for GW | Scarf - Yohji Yamamoto | Shirt - Ascot Chang for GW | Jeans - Rapha | HoofBoots - Edward Green Top Drawer “Shannon” for Leather Soul for GW | Bag - Ettinger for The Armoury
Layers of patterns..
Details | Jacket (part of suit) - Patrick Johnson in Loro Piana wool/cashmere for GW | Shirt - Ascot Chang for GW | Sweater - Comme des Garçon | Socks (yes) - Paul Smith | Hoofs - John Lobb “City II” in suede for Leather Soul for GW