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King of the Chaps

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King of Chaps

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Derek Dubery

Name: Derek Dubery Age: 50 Origin: Kent but now in Belfast. Sartorial motto: Cost is no measure of whether it suits you. Also… if you’re a slave to purely vintage clothing you can be just as much a fashion victim as the contemporary fashionista. Mix and match and wear only what suits you. Style icon: John Steed (for appearing to be conservative but actually being contemporary) and Errol Flynn for facial hair and devilment. Hat: : Lock & Co. The only decent bowler hat supplier left, it seems. Silk flower buttonhole It’s on a rather sharp pin, which can be dipped in…

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King of Chaps

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Zack Pinsent

Name: Zack  MacLeod Pinsent Age: 21 Origin: Born and raised in Brighton Sartorial motto: ‘Life’s too short to be boring’ Style icon: Wide range, from Beau Brummell and Count D’Orsay to David Suchet as Hercule Poirot Hat: Regrettably, as with many antique items, the maker is unknown, but it is an exceptionally rare type of top hat, as seen by its colour. CRAVAT:  Coloured and patterned by myself according to 1820s  daywear Trousers: Made myself from black watch tartan wool. Shirt: From Darcy clothing in the Napoleonic style. Waistcoat: I’m wearing two, both made myself; the first from checked Kimono…

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King of Chaps

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Matthew Macpherson

Name: Matthew Macpherson Age: 29 Origin: Picton, New South Wales, Australia Sartorial motto: “Fashion is fleeting but style is forever” Style Icon: Noël Coward Sunglasses: Wilsons (USA) 1920s-30s green tinted hexagonal lens and etched metal frames Detachable Collar: RJW Bespoke Collars (Australia) 1920s-style tab soft collar Shirt: Aetna (USA) 1920s broadcloth/silk tunic with double cuffs Tie: Boulevard Classics (USA) 1940s hand painted silk Tie bar: Hickory (USA) 1930s Pocket Square: Liberty (England) red silk paisley Fob Chain: Gold tone double Albert with antique Victorian brass decoration and wax seal Cufflinks: One Piece (USA) 1920s Art deco snap type with PAT date 25 Oct…

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