Q. Why is your Tumblelog called "My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning"?
A. Because "My Grandmother's Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning" wouldn't fit in the available space.
The easiest way to identify a well-made suit is the canvas. This is the lining that runs down the front of the jacket and gives it structure. It’s why the front feels different to the back. The canvas can be sewn in, so it can move with you and your movements, or glued.
~ Eaton’s Fall and Winter Catalogue, 1920 - 1921
Reblogging for the Bioshock note on the bottom left pane.
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Proper fit is ensured with proper measurements.
AK’s Guide to Suits
An introduction to the finer details of menswear, and how to get them right in your… aw, hell, why am I describing it here? Read the intro!
Kaufhaus JAWO, Wien. Entwurf Lois Gaigg, Österreich um 1934
Mens’ day, business and theatre fashions, Aug 1899
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