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    Yamazaki 12

    Yes! Yes! Yes! And ssssssssssssh. It is elusive enough.
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    Well, the bride was a picture in the gown that her mama wore

    You knew her when she used to rock and roll?
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    Appeal to Jodhpur Boots (with straps) owners

    Only two pairs in my closet. And these are not my pictures. Carmina in brown burnished calf. And a more trad pair of C&J Cottesmore in chestnut.
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    Arabian oud (floral essence)

    I'll check that one out. I've got a handful of Arabian Oud frags. My favorite thus far is Sultan's Blend.
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    Sid Mashburn-thoughts?

    I've been to the one in Atlanta. The suits & jackets ran too close to trendy for my taste. Some excellent shirts and fantastic footwear. I'd choose J. Press for the suit.
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    Thiers Issard. What's your opinion

    I have a bunch. Vintage steel, new steel. Love them all.
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    Serge Lutens

    Luetens frags seem to break down into two categories which are polar opposites of each other: rich, rococo compositions and austere, almost spartan sketches. While I enjoy and own several of the former, it is the latter where I think the brand's brilliance lies. Serge Noir and Borneo 1824 are...
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    shoe polish

    If the maker supplies a polish with the shoes - which is a nice touch - I'll use that. Otherwise, Saphir.
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    What would you choose?

    I'd take the Ralf Aust.
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    Black or Brown?

    No less than one shade lighter than the pants is quite a bit different than white shoes with black pants. If an extreme example urges you to hew to rigid rules, please feel free. I prefer to exercise my judgement and discretion. Sometimes that includes brown shoes after 6 PM too.
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    Footwear of the Day

    Carmina Cap Toe Boots
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    Black or Brown?

    Generally speaking, I prefer brown shoes to black. I find the color richer and they develop a better patina. In more casual attire, it is perfectly acceptable to wear brown shoes with navy pants. So I'd opt for brown. Lighter brown shoes can look quite good with navy pants. Perhaps many...
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    Haberdashery Acquisitions

    Enzo Bonafè, Wholecut Oxford, Etruscan Calf.
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    Winter is coming! What to wear!

    I live in Boston and walk to work. Leather jackets and wool sweaters have served me well down into the low teens.
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    Dulling to sharpen?

    Nah. Don't dull it. Just hone until it passes the TNT test.