A while back I mentioned my dissatisfaction with the almost complete lack of style and panache that most modern people (including myself) possess. I don't plan to make "fashion" a major part of this blog, but I figured that I would post some pics when I find them, as examples from the past to illustrate that phenomenon or links to some modern folks who are bucking the trend and share my interest in vintage style.
This guy has a distinctive look that I like:
That's got WIN written all over it :) .
From the description on the Flickr page:
A Militär Beamte (see below) with his Fernglas (binoculars), Jägerpfeife (hunter's pipe), double-barreled shotgun and trusty dachshund.
And here's another look that would be less ... alarming... were you to emulate it in modern society:
Gilbert Roland certainly cut a dashing figure, didn't he? Needs to work on his trigger discipline, though. There was a time when gentlemen didn't go out without a hat, jacket, and tie. I certainly don't think we need to go that far... but it would certainly be an improvement on the current norm.