The Fedora Lounge A community dedicated to the clothing and accessories of the Golden Era. Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:16:27 +0000 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:16:27 +0000 The Fedora Lounge / What Hat Are You Wearing Today ? Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:11:54 +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 ?]]> 7837 Hat storage Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:07:49 +0000 /threads/hat-storage.46013/ /threads/hat-storage.46013/ (KevKaos59) KevKaos59 275 Ask a question, get an answer Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:03:00 +0000 /threads/ask-a-question-get-an-answer.41576/ /threads/ask-a-question-get-an-answer.41576/ (Lefty) Lefty
If you've got a quick hat question and don't see a thread for it, just post it here. Whether the question is about cleaning, anatomy of a hat, brands, etc., this is the place.

Here's one to break the ice....

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Stetson One Hundred Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:51:40 +0000 /threads/stetson-one-hundred.96271/ /threads/stetson-one-hundred.96271/ (Signor Duke) Signor Duke Beautiful Late Fifties-Early Sixties 100. Open Road style with Cattleman's crease.
This has been spotted as a c.1959-1961. Keyhole size tag 7 1/8, Maple Crest in the liner and Stars on the Perforated sweatband.
Exceptional condition, with a beautiful pounce, and soft hand, set in a Cattleman's crease. Sweatband is supple, no flaws to felt, liner immaculate, stitching very fine ; just a wonderful example with the Train Box and always sought after Plexiglass insert fully...

Stetson One Hundred]]>
What Was The Last Movie You Watched? Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:49:16 +0000 /threads/what-was-the-last-movie-you-watched.20830/ /threads/what-was-the-last-movie-you-watched.20830/ (Amy Jeanne) Amy Jeanne The House On 56th Street (1933) with Kay Francis for a second time. Yesterday I watched Trog (1970).

What was the last movie you watched?]]>
OTHER THAN eBAY Hats: Victories, Defeats, Gripes & Items of Interest Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:35:50 +0000 /threads/other-than-ebay-hats-victories-defeats-gripes-items-of-interest.54417/ /threads/other-than-ebay-hats-victories-defeats-gripes-items-of-interest.54417/ (Rick Blaine) Rick Blaine

From Etsy. Eighteen bucks w/ shipping. . . not quite my size, but a few days on the stretcher will bring it around,eh? SWEET!

(FWIW- This is just the type of deal I would have previously [as recently as last night, in fact, in deed & in word] attempted to pass along to others here that the hat was more suited...

OTHER THAN eBAY Hats: Victories, Defeats, Gripes & Items of Interest]]>
FS: Lot of 11 1930s-50s Ties Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:32:06 +0000 /threads/fs-lot-of-11-1930s-50s-ties.96275/ /threads/fs-lot-of-11-1930s-50s-ties.96275/ (MondoFW) MondoFW $70 +shipping
Hey all, shifting some more ties from my collection, this batch being much better than the last imo. View attachment 152962
Two hand-painted Towncraft ties, an Arco Royal, Bon Marche, and other great labels. All in great condition. Feel free to PM me for inquiries or more pictures, and i'll be more willing to accept offers when done through the lounge. Thanks!

Listed on ebay:...

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1900s Stetson expo medal fedora 7 1/4 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:20:45 +0000 /threads/1900s-stetson-expo-medal-fedora-7-1-4.96274/ /threads/1900s-stetson-expo-medal-fedora-7-1-4.96274/ (splintercellsz) splintercellsz
Beautiful early example in a hard to find color. The felt is tan with a brown hatband. The finish is a semi-longhair finish. This hat dry creases with ease.

inside, we find the 1900s exposition logo on the liner. Sadly, the sweatband looks to have been replaced sometime during it's life, but it has many years left. No popped stitching at all.

The only issue I can find are two moth tracks on the underside of the brim, which I photographed.

Comes with the 1930s...

1900s Stetson expo medal fedora 7 1/4]]>
The Stratoliner Association {Premiere} Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:58:33 +0000 /threads/the-stratoliner-association-premiere.76503/ /threads/the-stratoliner-association-premiere.76503/ (rclark) rclark
The tulip tree behind me is blooming, so spring must almost be here!...

The Stratoliner Association {Premiere}]]>
Reducing the shaft circumference on Engineer boots Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:51:13 +0000 /threads/reducing-the-shaft-circumference-on-engineer-boots.96248/ /threads/reducing-the-shaft-circumference-on-engineer-boots.96248/ (Vintagestyle) Vintagestyle
I have some for which i would like to have this done and i wonder if some of you already did it and what was the result ( and was it expensive ) ?

Cockpit G-1, then and now. Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:42:43 +0000 /threads/cockpit-g-1-then-and-now.96269/ /threads/cockpit-g-1-then-and-now.96269/ (TXFlyGuy) TXFlyGuy I contacted Jacky, and she says their patterns have not changed. Whatever, it does not have the "glove like" fit that my previous G-1 had.
Note the collar is a different shade also, this one being more of a reddish hue.
Note how the jacket hangs, with the new one being a bit wider overall, front and back (same hanger).

New G-1:...

Cockpit G-1, then and now.]]>
Indiana Jones V Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:42:36 +0000 /threads/indiana-jones-v.85388/ /threads/indiana-jones-v.85388/ (Tiki Tom) Tiki Tom
It looks like Disney is going to reboot the Indiana Jones franchise.

Where do you stand? The 2 basic camps seem to be (A) only Harrison Ford can play Indy, or (B) It is time to treat Indiana Jones like James Bond, using new actors as necessary. Personally, I'd buy a ticket either way.

Although it will never happen, I'd kind of like to see a third option happen: That Harrison Ford play the role in 1 or 2 more movies but he plays it in an age appropriate...

Indiana Jones V]]>
Selling Eastman, Aero Leather, Langlitz, Vanson, Schott, Cal Leather Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:37:26 +0000 /threads/selling-eastman-aero-leather-langlitz-vanson-schott-cal-leather.96047/ /threads/selling-eastman-aero-leather-langlitz-vanson-schott-cal-leather.96047/ (jacketjunkie) jacketjunkie

Please don't post in this thread unless you feel you have to, but pm me instead directly with questions. I want to update this thread with more jackets over the next days the new forum doesn't allow me to edit the initial post anymore to give links to jackets posted further down in the thread, so the fewer people post here, the neater this thread will be to read for interested people.

All descriptions given and...

Selling Eastman, Aero Leather, Langlitz, Vanson, Schott, Cal Leather]]>
Engineer Boots, Harness Boots... Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:34:57 +0000 /threads/engineer-boots-harness-boots.43530/ /threads/engineer-boots-harness-boots.43530/ (Creeping Past) Creeping Past this thread. Plus I want to fold some socks over the top of my boots, just for the hell of it.

What I mean is, all of a sudden I like them, after years of poo-pooing them as rockabilly accessories of choice.

I've looked into Chippewa and Wesco, both of which offer styles I like (I want plain, no...

Engineer Boots, Harness Boots...]]>
Famous Intersections Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:32:29 +0000 /threads/famous-intersections.20573/ /threads/famous-intersections.20573/ (happyfilmluvguy) happyfilmluvguy
What are some other famous intersections from the...

Famous Intersections]]>
Famous People in Flight Jackets Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:21:50 +0000 /threads/famous-people-in-flight-jackets.67540/ /threads/famous-people-in-flight-jackets.67540/ (Treetopflyer) Treetopflyer [​IMG]



Brando "The Wild One" leather MC jacket/Perfecto 613/618. Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:21:20 +0000 /threads/brando-the-wild-one-leather-mc-jacket-perfecto-613-618.86037/ /threads/brando-the-wild-one-leather-mc-jacket-perfecto-613-618.86037/ (Aussiebowlerhatfan) Aussiebowlerhatfan 19 What Jacket Are You Wearing Today? Sun, 20 Jan 2019 20:43:03 +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!]]>
Crumple or Hang? Sun, 20 Jan 2019 20:40:27 +0000 /threads/crumple-or-hang.96257/ /threads/crumple-or-hang.96257/ (Striver) Striver I have 11 leather jackets - all of which I consider valuable to me (though some were cheap to buy and none were very expensive). Some of them I hang in the wardrobe on suitable hangers (taking some care that the hem/ bottom zip parts are lined up!).... whilst some I crumple up and fling onto the bottom of the wardrobe.
Are you a "hanger upper" or a "crumpler"? Or maybe, like me, some are hung and others crumpled!
VINTAGE 1950s HARRIS TWEED COAT. Zip-out Tartan and Quilted Lining--with original Aero zipper! c. 40 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 20:37:03 +0000 /threads/vintage-1950s-harris-tweed-coat-zip-out-tartan-and-quilted-lining-with-original-aero-zipper-c-40.96272/ /threads/vintage-1950s-harris-tweed-coat-zip-out-tartan-and-quilted-lining-with-original-aero-zipper-c-40.96272/ (tweedydon) tweedydon VINTAGE 1950s HARRIS TWEED COAT.

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VINTAGE 1950s HARRIS TWEED COAT. Zip-out Tartan and Quilted Lining--with original Aero zipper! c. 40]]>