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    A nod to the past.

    Gving a talk today was an opportunity to dress properly and with a nod to the past.

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    Jacket - Made in 1983 from material dyed, spun, hand-woven by Miss Marion Campbell, Plockrapol, Harris. She was 80 attention time and probably the last person to do the whole process.

    Kilt – Made c.1925 for the artist William Skeoch Cumming. Purchased at auction (plus a matching jacket and trews). Remade to fit by Paul Henry.

    Sporran – 1958 MkII cantle - newly rebagged.

    Hose – Gairloch Pattern by Jennifer Ross.


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    Quote Originally Posted by figheadair View Post

    Jacket - Made in 1983 from material dyed, spun, hand-woven by Miss Marion Campbell, Plockrapol, Harris. She was 80 attention time and probably the last person to do the whole process.
    I met her in 1983, and had a chance to watch her full tweed. She had just won the Harris Tweed Assoc. prize for tweed for the third time.
    "There is no merit in being wet and/or cold and sartorial elegance take second place to common sense." Jock Scot

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    Looking pretty sharp there, old boy.
    " Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the adherence of idle minds and minor tyrants". Field Marshal Lord Slim.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jock Scot View Post
    Looking pretty sharp there, old boy.

    Agreed.
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