1. charphar

    Aging and condensing

    This whole post made my day already, and it's not even 5:00 am yet! Early on in this topsy-turvy time, I fell into "slumping around" mode. But quickly, I discovered I feel a lot better about things in general if I try to maintain some sense of normalcy. The first day I put on real clothes...
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    A Trad "What are you Wearing"

    Long time, no post! First day back in the office for 2020: • Chaps blue/white university stripe OCBD • Lands End olive chinos • Club Room (Macy's, on sale) navy crew neck sweater • Navy/olive/tan argyle socks • Cordovan Bass Weejuns Happy Monday, gents!
  3. charphar

    Tailor Recommendations in Atlanta?

    Good morning, all! Need to get a suit altered for a wedding in six weeks. Any good tailors in Atlanta that you would recommend? Thanks!
  4. charphar

    The Official AAAT Music Thread: What Are You Listening To?

    Melancholy Piano, a playlist on Apple Music: https://itunes.apple.com/us/playlist/melancholy-piano/pl.70a5bcf20e754290b406aa5f0ac67d76
  5. charphar

    What does a trad girlfriend look like?

    Wait...Deborah Kerr had shoes? Who knew? ;)
  6. charphar

    Nutcracker Matinee Performance?

    YES! that's the best thoughts I've heard on the subject! In fact, Liberty Ship, if it's OK with you, I just might steal your line about children being there to use for my signature! Thanks!
  7. charphar

    Nutcracker Matinee Performance?

    It was the Phantom of the Opera in June of this year. 26th anniversary celebration, etc. I had a navy chalk stripe suit, tie, cap toes, etc. The lovely and gracious Mrs. Charphar was decked out in a bright pink sheath dress, etc. Very nice! We sat by a couple wearing cargo shorts and tee shirts...
  8. charphar

    Nutcracker Matinee Performance?

    Gents... Back for more advice... The Atlanta Ballet's Nutcracker is a holiday tradition. But this year, due to some scheduling flukes, we're doing the Saturday afternoon (2 p.m.) performance. The last time I went to the Fabulous Fox Theater, I was DEFINITELY "overdressed" -according to...
  9. charphar

    Nutcracker Matinee Performance?

    Gents... Back for more advice... The Atlanta Ballet's Nutcracker is a holiday tradition. But this year, due to some scheduling flukes, we're doing the Saturday afternoon (2 p.m.) performance. The last time I went to the Fabulous Fox Theater, I was DEFINITELY "overdressed" -according to...
  10. charphar

    Repp / Regimental Ties

    Yeah, we've kicked their butts - and pulled their chestnuts from the fire! - more than once. Wear the dang ties! :-)
  11. charphar

    What Footwear Are You Wearing Today?

    Right at this moment, I'm wearing my Vibram Five Fingers KSOs. DEFINITELY NOT TRAD, but the footwear of choice for running sprints, etc. :-)
  12. charphar

    A Trad "What are you Wearing"

    A little grocery shopping and errand running with the lovely and gracious MrsCharphar this morning before it gets too blasted hot for anything else... - LE royal blue/white striped polo - No-name khaki shorts - Leather Jack Purcells
  13. charphar

    Anniversary Date in June in Atlanta...

    Thanks, guys!
  14. charphar

    Vintage Trad Items You'd Like to See

    My l short list... Gant OCBD shirts LL Bean Fisherman's Sweater REAL Made-in-Maine Bass Weejuns!!!!!:cool2:
  15. charphar

    Anniversary Date in June in Atlanta...

    Anniversary Date sartorial report, in case you're interested... Navy pinstripe suit (OK, probably more chalk stripe than pinstripe) White straight point pinpoint shirt Burgundy/navy regimental stripe Brooks Brothers tie Solid burgundy pocket square Black cap toe Oxfords Solid navy wool socks...
  16. charphar

    Anniversary Date in June in Atlanta...

    OK, gents... Looking for sartorial suggestions. Here's the situation... June 30 Atlanta, GA 26th wedding anniversary Phantom of the Opera, 8pm at the Fox Theater "Upscale" steak joint for dinner What say ye?:cool:
  17. charphar

    flip-up, clip on sunglasses

    :cool: Seriously, I second the motion to check with your eyewear provider. I got a pair for my glasses and they didn't charge me for them.
  18. charphar

    A Trad "What are you Wearing"

    Thanks for all the interest and comments, gentlemen! Let's just say that if I had, in fact, worn Nantucket reds and the seersucker bow tie, I would have still been among the "overdressed" at this affair! In fact, let's just say that...and leave it at that, shall we? :cool: All that aside, it...
  19. charphar

    A Trad "What are you Wearing"

    Officiating at an outdoor wedding at 5:30...muy caliente! Underneath my "official black marryin' robe"... White Oxford cloth buttondown Gold and Navy Brooks Brothers BB#4 Repp tie Grey tropical weight slacks Grey socks Black Weejuns For the reception, subtract the robe, add the navy...
  20. charphar

    A Trad "What are you Wearing"

    Very casual, almost-summer, errand-running, hanging-with-the-lovely-and-gracious-Mrs.-Charphar Saturday... Khaki shorts Sky blue no-name polo Adidas Stan Smith tennis shoes...very 70s-ish!:cool: UPDATE: Throw on the Ray-Ban aviators and the decidedly-untradly-but-cool "Old Guys Rule" ball cap...