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And this gets to my fundamental gripe with them. I like the cut and the prices are often good, but fabric quality is a total crap shoot.Always difficult to tell what fabric will feel like, simply by looking at photos, but the Gustin moleskins don't look very substantial at all - the wrinkling/rippling makes them look like ordinary, thinner cotton trousers.
I agree they would suit The Shooman . The pair I had were far too warm for me. Unless they have changed the cut from years ago they are reasonably high rise and slim but not skinny cut.I have Peter Christian moleskin. Nice and warm for an English winter.
They might suit The Shooman, he feels the cold.
PC corduroys are a very bulky cut though. Not as good as their moleskins.
What puts me off Cordings, is their connection to Eric Clapton and they were the gentleman's outfitter of choice of UKIP leader Paul Nuttall. What worked well on Home Counties Mr Farrage, looked fake on scouser Nuttall.*and doghouse
Exactly, Farage had it, it was his own thing and he mixed the country with the town. Whereas Nuttall and some of his UKIP cronies were dressing in the full-on country squire look and then going to Bootle and Middlesborough. It was all going to end in tears.Farage was a middle class City boy who wore what he wanted - yellow cords and shirts with ties, instead of the political clone look of dark suit with no tie. I don’t think there was much unity in UKIP. Farage always seemed to clash with various members and they mostly did not follow Nigel’s dress style.
Nuttall cannot help being a scouser. He does not have to dress like Derek Hatton.
Oh it gets to be fairly ubiquitous (and everywhere) here too - but its very hard to do right and 99.9% of it looks shit like a sartorial mullet or worse. Its sad because theres so many other alternatives that are easy to do and nearly foolproof. If you must wear jeans - and it seems most men feel they must for some weird reason - then anything but a tailored "business" jacket is better. (A tie with jeans is just silly). Sometimes a (country) tweed tailored jacket will work with jeans, a corduroy tailored jacket will work and perhaps a moleskin. But why do it when there are so many alternative tops for jeans. And if you must wear a tailored business jacket - doggie I'm looking at you - thee are different types of jeans that would work other than blue (or worse black) denim - theres off white jeans, pincord jeans, muted tan jeans, brown jeans, moleksin jeans etc etc .It is just such a ubiquitous look in the American South that It seems normal to me now(though I dont wear it).
I think I’m gonna say fuck it and get both. The blue just seems very easy to throw on for warmth and will work with 90% of my Office Pants. But the green is kinda interesting.i say green. the blue looks boring
Bill's have:Bill's Khaki's have a couple colours of moleskin trousers on sale. Looks like a great price. I have no experience with the brand, but the fit looks to be 'bag of shit fat American', so they'd require some slimming to get to something a little straighter legged .
I had moleskins and they were nice and warm. Gives me ideas to get some pairs for next winter. I am also going to get flannels and my first heavy oz tweed trousers. I am looking forward to winter, l want to wear all the really heavy trousers, the good ones.