The Fedora Lounge A community dedicated to the clothing and accessories of the Golden Era. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:38:47 +0000 Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:38:47 +0000 The Fedora Lounge / Thoughts about Japanese brands Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:38:45 +0000 /threads/thoughts-about-japanese-brands.95555/ /threads/thoughts-about-japanese-brands.95555/ (red devil) red devil
It is really fascinating to see how Japan does not leave many people indifferent. When you look at the major Japanese brands and the reactions, you cannot help but notice the polarising effects on people.

In one camp you have the "worshippers", for them "Made in Japan" carries an images of superior craftsmanship, almost inhuman in its precision and attention to details. So products made...

Thoughts about Japanese brands]]> 91 PSA: Lewis Leathers will now allow orders without a logo on the front. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:34:45 +0000 /threads/psa-lewis-leathers-will-now-allow-orders-without-a-logo-on-the-front.95552/ /threads/psa-lewis-leathers-will-now-allow-orders-without-a-logo-on-the-front.95552/ (Lit Up) Lit Up 47 So trivial, yet it really ticks you off. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:34:16 +0000 /threads/so-trivial-yet-it-really-ticks-you-off.81430/ /threads/so-trivial-yet-it-really-ticks-you-off.81430/ (GHT) GHT
That's the sort of trivia I'm on about. Whether it's the ditherer in front of you in the queue, the endless phone menu, whilst all the time your bill is being run up, as you exasperatingly try to get through to the right person, or just officialdom....

So trivial, yet it really ticks you off.]]>
What Jacket Are You Wearing Today? Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:33:28 +0000 /threads/what-jacket-are-you-wearing-today.82949/ /threads/what-jacket-are-you-wearing-today.82949/ (dan_t) dan_t This thread may have legs, it may fizzle, either way I am sitting here waiting for my wife & loving my Aero Goat modified half belt.
Have fun people!]]>
Boston Scally Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:24:08 +0000 /threads/boston-scally.95582/ /threads/boston-scally.95582/ (DanK76) DanK76]]>
Deco Deliveries Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:22:54 +0000 /threads/deco-deliveries.84985/ /threads/deco-deliveries.84985/ (HoosierDaddy) HoosierDaddy [​IMG]]]> 377 Cowboy Boots Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:01:30 +0000 /threads/cowboy-boots.5882/ /threads/cowboy-boots.5882/ (Jack Scorpion) Jack Scorpion
It really doesn't fit with my style, which is exclusively khakis, collared shirt, fedora, but it is one of those itches... :kick:

I am just lucky I haven't happened across my size yet. How bad an idea is it? I was hoping I could depend on The Fedora Lounge to finally convince me not to go through with it and drop the idea all together....

Cowboy Boots]]>
THREE MADE IN USA SCOTTISH TARTAN JACKETS! Perfect for the Holidays! c. 36, 39, 44/46. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:58:08 +0000 /threads/three-made-in-usa-scottish-tartan-jackets-perfect-for-the-holidays-c-36-39-44-46.95577/ /threads/three-made-in-usa-scottish-tartan-jackets-perfect-for-the-holidays-c-36-39-44-46.95577/ (tweedydon) tweedydon STUNNING VINTAGE BLACK STEWART TARTAN JACKET FROM DUNN & CO. MADE IN BRITAIN! C. 39L




THREE MADE IN USA SCOTTISH TARTAN JACKETS! Perfect for the Holidays! c. 36, 39, 44/46.]]>
Hats (for a change) Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:55:43 +0000 /threads/hats-for-a-change.95572/ /threads/hats-for-a-change.95572/ (Guppy) Guppy
I've been thinking lately about getting a hat. I'm not sure if I'm really a hat person or not, though.

In the winter, I'll wear a knit watch cap if it's cold enough to warrant it, or if I'll be outside long enough. I have a box full of them, and they're fine for cold.

In the summer, I'll (rarely, anymore) wear a baseball cap, to keep the sun out of my eyes.

I've been thinking...

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Movie hats Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:50:39 +0000 /threads/movie-hats.36280/ /threads/movie-hats.36280/ (Michaelshane) Michaelshane
Vanson Model B Size 38 Octagon Brown Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:22:58 +0000 /threads/vanson-model-b-size-38-octagon-brown.95576/ /threads/vanson-model-b-size-38-octagon-brown.95576/ (FlatCap99) FlatCap99
I am testing the waters to see if there is any interest in this jacket. I wouldn't be heartbroken if I didn't sell it, but it is a really nice jacket and I would be happy to see it go to someone who will wear it more frequently than I do.

This is a size 38 Vanson Model B cafe racer in Octagon brown. I bought this almost a year and a half ago and its a really nice looking jacket. Full disclosure, in an attempt to soften it (as futile as it was) I did use some Otter Wax...

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Show us your BLUE leather jackets Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:06:11 +0000 /threads/show-us-your-blue-leather-jackets.94381/ /threads/show-us-your-blue-leather-jackets.94381/ (handymike) handymike So let's see 'em! (what you got...and what you had)

Here is my recent find- Vanson slim-fit Enfield. (Japanese version)

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Clean Jokes Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:55:34 +0000 /threads/clean-jokes.1127/ /threads/clean-jokes.1127/ (jamespowers) jamespowers Here we go:
Old Mule

An old hillbilly farmer had a wife who nagged him unmercifully. From morning till night, she was always complaining about something. The only time he got any relief was when he was out plowing with his old...

Clean Jokes]]>
1950s Mallory, Charcoal with Black Crown Ribbon Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:25:43 +0000 /threads/1950s-mallory-charcoal-with-black-crown-ribbon.95568/ /threads/1950s-mallory-charcoal-with-black-crown-ribbon.95568/ (Tukwila) Tukwila real nice hand to the medium grey-to-charcoal felt, black ribbon, 2-1/2" bound brim that matches the felt color for $130 plus $12 - $17 shipping to the lower USA.

Size 7-1/2 but fits my 23-3/8" head about as perfect as an off the shelf hat can.


1950s Mallory, Charcoal with Black Crown Ribbon]]>
Stetson Twenty The Sovereign Late 50s - Early 60s Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:25:01 +0000 /threads/stetson-twenty-the-sovereign-late-50s-early-60s.95567/ /threads/stetson-twenty-the-sovereign-late-50s-early-60s.95567/ (Tukwila) Tukwila
Size 7-1/2 rings true as it's a touch loose on me and my hat size is 23-3/8" or about 59.5 cm


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What Are You Reading Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:23:14 +0000 /threads/what-are-you-reading.10557/ /threads/what-are-you-reading.10557/ (Lancealot) Lancealot 8104 What Hat Are You Wearing Today ? Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:14:20 +0000 /threads/what-hat-are-you-wearing-today.94860/ /threads/what-hat-are-you-wearing-today.94860/ (AbbaDatDeHat) AbbaDatDeHat View attachment 136111 View attachment 136113 View attachment 136114 View attachment 136115 View attachment 136116 Greetings All: i was planning on pulling out one of my most special, Stetson did it friggin alright, wear only for something special hat, just to brighten up my day.
I was brushing it and noticed a thingy place, then a kinda unrecognized area and immediately went into “Panic Thought Mode”. Oh, who been messin with my hats?? Dog, hit...

What Hat Are You Wearing Today ?]]>
All You Need to Know About Hat Etiquette Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:51:19 +0000 /threads/all-you-need-to-know-about-hat-etiquette.894/ /threads/all-you-need-to-know-about-hat-etiquette.894/ (Canadave) Canadave "The Whole Ten Yards"

Anyone see these pics yet? I like the hat...know what it is?



Sharing Coconut Oil Experiences for the ladies.... Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:49:00 +0000 /threads/sharing-coconut-oil-experiences-for-the-ladies.84440/ /threads/sharing-coconut-oil-experiences-for-the-ladies.84440/ (philosophygirl78) philosophygirl78
I started by using it just as a skin moisturizer which has been a miracle softening agent, better than Estee Lauder products. Now, I use it for almost everything: Teeth pulling, Skin Detox, a daily oral supplement, I have even made home made deoderant and esssential oil skin creams with it. I highly recommend trying it if you never have. It is odorless, so I...

Sharing Coconut Oil Experiences for the ladies....]]>
Hatband do's and don'ts Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:37:23 +0000 /threads/hatband-dos-and-donts.95497/ /threads/hatband-dos-and-donts.95497/ (cpd670) cpd670 Do people even worry about these things?

I have several western style hats with mostly leather bands. With a recent acquisition of a natural beaver felt hat I'm looking for a quality band that will look nice.

Let's see some pictures of what you have and maybe tell...

Hatband do's and don'ts]]>