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Put Your Plus-Twos On!

February 4, 2008

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Introducing the completely optional, have-if-you-want trouser possibility for spring 2008.

Here’s me, modeling my new pair of plus-twos. Apologies of a kind for all the posing that’s been going on round here recently, but what else are you supposed to do when you’ve just had a pair of these made for you? And having made criticisms of others over here, I thought I’d better display my own legwear.

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Credit where credit’s due: all the design and tailoring was done at very little cost by one Elizabeth at Labl, via Toronto’s most meticulous vintage store, Cabaret. Needless to say, I endorse all of this with massive enthusiasm!

Now, for the sake of balance, here are some plants that I introduced into my aquarium:

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. Virginia permalink
    February 5, 2008 5:35 pm

    That’s the exact colour I imagined your new pants to be!

  2. February 12, 2008 3:24 am

    Nice trousers! Wear them with your newsboy cap and carry some old books in a strap. What a strapping lad. 🙂

  3. Kate Davies permalink
    February 20, 2008 10:53 am

    That’s the badger

  4. Alon permalink
    July 8, 2008 11:53 pm

    Did Elizabeth make these from scratch or did she alter a pair of pants? They look great. All that’s left for you now is to acquire knee high argyle socks, saddle shoes, a tweed jacket, cap, and pipe, and you’re all set to go!

    – a passer-by searching Toronto for knickerbockers

  5. July 9, 2008 6:29 am

    She started with a normal pair of trousers (also bought at Cabaret) and did the rest. The trick is to start with a slightly over-sized pair, to get that bit of bunching above the knee — but she knows exactly what she’s doing… highly recommended!

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