• Work Up a Sweat

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    Photographed in Brooklyn, NY

    Noteworthy: effective layering is about more than just warmth—keep it interesting by mixing up fabrics, colors, textures, and patterns. Fleece pants outside the house are easily worn when cut to sit closer to your body. Ribbed cuffs at the ankles are ideal.

    Rig:
    Ebbets Field Flannels Brooklyn Eagles ball cap
    • Randolph Engineering aviators
    Gloverall mid length duffle coat
    • Boast warm-up jacket
    • Ralph Lauren flannel
    • Ralph Lauren cotton cricket sweater
    • Saturdays NYC fleece pant
    • Vintage Susan Bennis Warren Edwards lizard tassel loafers

    Oct 28, 2013 | Permalink (9) Total Comments

    Mike left a comment on 11/7/2013 at 9:54 AM:

    If loafers are for loafing, I wonder what that says about my blucher moccasins.


    F.E. Castleberry left a comment on 11/6/2013 at 5:37 PM:

    @Chenners—It was Glenn O’Brien who said, “Loafers are for loafing. And tasseled loafers are for class-conscious loafers.”


    Chenners left a comment on 11/6/2013 at 5:33 PM:

    Tassel loafers with sweatpants? Didn’t someone once say “form follows function, everything else is just trying too hard”?


    F.E. Castleberry left a comment on 11/6/2013 at 4:34 PM:

    @Brock—About 40 degrees.


    Brock left a comment on 11/6/2013 at 4:32 PM:

    Looking good! How cold is it up there, though? I’d be sweating like crazy with all those layers, even in 40 degree weather. (If that’s the point, fair enough.)


    F.E. Castleberry left a comment on 11/6/2013 at 3:39 PM:

    @Roger C. Russell II—This particular coat is their mid length Monty. I picked this up brand new on eBay. I believe the previous owner bought it from England.


    Roger C. Russell II left a comment on 11/6/2013 at 3:33 PM:

    I really like the Gloverall. Is that particular coat their original military version. I know that Montgomery wore one that color. Also, did you get the coat in the United States?


    F.E. Castleberry left a comment on 11/6/2013 at 3:20 PM:

    @JHB—Why not worn under the flannel? Just because an item has a zipper does not necessarily mean it has to be worn as outerwear. It’s ok to wear your clothes with a little…what’s the word…imagination.


    JHB left a comment on 11/6/2013 at 3:17 PM:

    Why is the warm up jacket worn under the flannel?  The look seems to lack function covering up the zipper on the jacket in such a way.


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