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    Quote Originally Posted by Shinenotburn View Post
    A new band I joined in 1970 had Prince Charlies and this time cable knit white hose.
    That fits with what I've been able to glean, that the heavy "Arran" hose/ghillies/Prince Charlie/Balmoral bonnet look probably began in Canada.

    Those Arran hose, I'm almost positive, would have been "natural" hose, in the unbleached offwhite wool, rather than the bleached artificial gleaming white hose of the 1980s.

    The Canadian look invades Scotland, 1970s.



    Last edited by OC Richard; 30th June 20 at 10:29 AM.
    Proud Mountaineer from the Highlands of West Virginia; son of the Revolution and Civil War; first Europeans on the Guyandotte

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