Tag Archives : navy

Getting into #armystyle – part 2


Reading Time: 6 minutesIf you missed the first instalment of this gripping series on #armystyle, you can find it here. This is part 2 and whereas the first part covered a little background and gave you the simple rule of keeping the obviously army items to a single piece, this part will look at what is obviously army and how we can work…

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The Pea Coat, definitely a hot number for the cold season


Reading Time: 10 minutesA couple of weeks ago I predicted that the Deck Jacket would be a dead cert for the upcoming colder season. My reasoning was solid, in that if you stick to the classics you will always be golden, and even occasionally “in fashion”, whenever whatever spurious whims  decide what happens to be fashion. This time we have another classic on the…

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Deck jackets are totally “on point” and “in” this season


Reading Time: 9 minutesThe thing about the really classic jackets is that while they may be deemed “on point” and terribly in vogue at random intervals of time, the true greatness of them is that outside the fickle and pointless world of fashion, they are always great. Now I could have spent some time trying to work out what was deemed the “in”…

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Cool stuff: Maunsell forts, a little off the beaten track


Reading Time: 4 minutesI occasionally come across things that are so cool that, while they sort of fall outside the usual scope of Well Dressed Dad, I just have to mention them anyway. The Maunsell forts are a case in point. If you’ve ever seen them, they’ve probably made an impression on you in one way or another.   Sea forts, what on…

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Icons: Nigel Cabourn, the Cameraman jacket


Reading Time: 9 minutesOne of the most iconic jackets of recent years has to be Nigel Cabourns Cameraman jacket. It was first introduced in 2003 as 1 of 12 pieces designed & released as the Ascent of Cabourn collection to mark the 50th anniversary of the Hilary ascent of Everest. It’s a jacket that has been available every summer and autumn since then,…

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