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Spotted this on Yoox - Tom Ford black QoS Cardigan Euro size 56 for £680

https://www.yoox.com/uk/39773278LF/item … izeName=46

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My homage to CR today  ajb007/biggrin

Cheers  ajb007/bond


https://s11.postimg.org/yq6ctnn67/IMG_6476.jpg

My name is Bond, Basildon Bond - I have letters after my name!

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All of the details look good, well done!
Care to share the make of the shoes? They look pretty SA.

Stunning outfit ajb007/bond
A particular favourite of mine.

"...I have the oddest feeling we will be meeting again sometime..."
-Roger Moore's James Bond. RIP.
I have a YouTube channel on all things Bond (amongst other things, coming soon™).
The name's Beyond, Bond and Beyond

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Dirty Punker wrote:

All of the details look good, well done!
Care to share the make of the shoes? They look pretty SA.

Stunning outfit ajb007/bond
A particular favourite of mine.

Sure outfit as follows:

Navy Sunspel Polo
Levi's 501 in Sand
Charles Tyrwhitt Desert Boots few seasons ago
Planet Ocean on OEM rubber (42mm though due to small girly wrists)

Never got the Persols but I am keeping my eyes open  ajb007/biggrin

Cheers  ajb007/bond

My name is Bond, Basildon Bond - I have letters after my name!

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Friendly reminder: The Hitman's Bodyguard is releasing in the USA in a little over 2 weeks, and I get the feeling that it'll be this year's Man from UNCLE: a stylish non-Bond action film with some good looks.

One thing that definitely stands out are Ryan Reynolds's knit ties.

https://i1.wp.com/moststylish.files.wordpress.com/2016/07/ryan-reynolds-amsterdam-08jul16-04.jpg?w=616&h=824&crop&ssl=1

http://media.gq.com/photos/58efbd8d586a813f60460706/3:2/w_560/Screen%20Shot%202017-04-13%20at%202.01.52%20PM.png

I have posted links to pointed knit ties for only $3 with free shipping. But for those picky about the origin countries of their clothes, these are made in China. But you can't go wrong for $3!

The only difference is the ones in the movie seem to be super super slim. These are pretty normal width.

A10, A11, and A12, in that order.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Classic-Mens-Kn … 2749.l2649

https://pic.elinkmall.com/pic/all/dailyrenew/BQ0693/BQ0693A10.jpg

https://pic.elinkmall.com/pic/all/dailyrenew/BQ0693/BQ0693A11.jpg

https://pic.elinkmall.com/pic/all/dailyrenew/BQ0693/BQ0693A12.jpg

Yes. Consssssiderably.

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How about these as an inexpensive alternative to the suede derbies Connery wears in Goldfinger?

http://www.hm.com/us/product/72863?article=72863-A

You'd need to dye the soles.

I've been searching high and low for a decent match to the brown barleycorn hacking jacket. I expect fall might provide some alternatives, but if you see something, let me know!

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I just purchased this on a trip to the uk and love it. It's nice and light yet everyone thinks it's suede.

HalfMonk HalfHitman wrote:

Here's that Zara microfiber jacket I mentioned upthread that's a decent alt for the Varvatos suede racer.


https://s2.postimg.org/m4z2svfd1/IMG_9837.jpg

https://s24.postimg.org/m80t9r68h/IMG_9838.jpg

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Hello all!
My apologies for being away for the last little while.

After I returned from my vacation in June, I got down to work on updates to the site and some changes I've been meaning to make. Sadly, my mom passed away in July. It was very sudden and unexpected. But things are slowly returning to normal.

I just wanted you folks to know that I haven't forgotten IA or abandoned the site. I just needed to put things on hold for a while, while my family and I dealt with our loss.

I'll be back at it next week, so you can expect lots of updates and new content coming soon!

All the best, everyone!
John

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Really sorry to hear this and my thoughts are with you - I have been there and no matter how old we get it is still your Mum, take best care and savour all those fond memories

S

canoe2 wrote:

Hello all!
My apologies for being away for the last little while.

After I returned from my vacation in June, I got down to work on updates to the site and some changes I've been meaning to make. Sadly, my mom passed away in July. It was very sudden and unexpected. But things are slowly returning to normal.

I just wanted you folks to know that I haven't forgotten IA or abandoned the site. I just needed to put things on hold for a while, while my family and I dealt with our loss.

I'll be back at it next week, so you can expect lots of updates and new content coming soon!

All the best, everyone!
John

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My deepest condolences to you and your family on your tragic loss John.

Sincerely,

Zoltan

Pussy Galore: “My name is Pussy Galore.”
Bond: “I must be dreaming.”

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canoe2 wrote:

Hello all!
My apologies for being away for the last little while.

After I returned from my vacation in June, I got down to work on updates to the site and some changes I've been meaning to make. Sadly, my mom passed away in July. It was very sudden and unexpected. But things are slowly returning to normal.

I just wanted you folks to know that I haven't forgotten IA or abandoned the site. I just needed to put things on hold for a while, while my family and I dealt with our loss.

I'll be back at it next week, so you can expect lots of updates and new content coming soon!

All the best, everyone!
John


I'm very sad to hear of your loss John,  my sincere sympathies to you and your family. 
I was thinking about you just last week wondering where you'd gone.  AJB is a poorer place without you about.
kind regards
Chris.

Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there; I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sun on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry,
I am not there; I did not die.

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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Again, my deepest condolences to you and your family. I look forward to your return my friend. As Chris said, the place just ain't the same with ya.

"Whoever she was, I must have scared the living daylights out of her." & "Tell mother I died game."
CR, TLD, DN, GE, TSWLM, TND, TWiNE, TMWTGG, TB, QoS
http://www.iconicalternatives.com/author/james-brosnan/
https://www.instagram.com/shawn.michael.bongiorno/

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Thank you, guys. And Chris, thank you for sharing that poem. I haven't read it before, but it sums up my feelings about experiences like these better than I ever could.

Let's get back to the fun stuff, shall we? JamesBrosnan has a review that needs posting! See you gents next week!

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I am very sorry for your loss. But it's great to have you back soon!

"I'm afraid I'm a complicated woman." - "That is something to be afraid of."

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I'm sorry for your loss.
My condolences to you and your family.
It's good to have you back but should you need more time, I'm sure we all would understand.

"...I have the oddest feeling we will be meeting again sometime..."
-Roger Moore's James Bond. RIP.
I have a YouTube channel on all things Bond (amongst other things, coming soon™).
The name's Beyond, Bond and Beyond

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I've been meaning to post to recomend a budget shirt I bought recently,  Janeo are available on eBay and Amazon
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/122196497894
I've just bought a plain white shirt to take on holiday,  for only £12.95 plus postage I was very impressed with the quality,  it even came with its own branded travel bag.  The fit was good and build quality above average.  Obviously dont expect t and a quality but at this price point you can't go wrong.  They do a full range of shirts and it arrived 3 days after ordering.

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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Going full Talamone today, wearing the above mentioned shirt  the temperature here is just about right. Thought I'd get it in before Bond44  ajb007/biggrin
https://s18.postimg.org/i0ogdu4xx/20170812_092651.jpg

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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looking sharp!!! ajb007/martini

Chriscoop wrote:

Going full Talamone today, wearing the above mentioned shirt  the temperature here is just about right. Thought I'd get it in before Bond44  ajb007/biggrin
https://s18.postimg.org/i0ogdu4xx/20170812_092651.jpg

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Chriscoop wrote:

Going full Talamone today, wearing the above mentioned shirt  the temperature here is just about right. Thought I'd get it in before Bond44  ajb007/biggrin
https://s18.postimg.org/i0ogdu4xx/20170812_092651.jpg

That is a great outfit and you are looking good  ajb007/martini

With the weather the way it is here today I shall be mostly wearing


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ajb007/crap

YNWA: Justice For The 96

Sometimes no news is just bad news taking it's fvcking time

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Looks great Chris!

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Thanks Gents  ajb007/martini
Sir M, I could have done with a sou'wester myself yesterday afternoon,  the heavens opened.  Today looks brighter and warmer thankfully.  Could be a thunderball pink shirt and blue shorts day.

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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Chriscoop wrote:

Thanks Gents  ajb007/martini
Sir M, I could have done with a sou'wester myself yesterday afternoon,  the heavens opened.  Today looks brighter and warmer thankfully.  Could be a thunderball pink shirt and blue shorts day.

I concur, looking great Chris! I love that outfit. Those are some mighty weather fluctuations you've got there, from a cardigan to beachwear!? I'm lucky if there is one day a year I can wear a cardigan, even in the dead of winter here in Florida. Typically, even when it's cold, the sun is so powerful, you can't wear a jacket or sweater of any kind without sweating. And, in the summer, it's either hot enough to make you want to shoot yourself or it's hot enough to melt upon exiting the house, those are the only two options  ajb007/lol

"Whoever she was, I must have scared the living daylights out of her." & "Tell mother I died game."
CR, TLD, DN, GE, TSWLM, TND, TWiNE, TMWTGG, TB, QoS
http://www.iconicalternatives.com/author/james-brosnan/
https://www.instagram.com/shawn.michael.bongiorno/

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CB0012 wrote:
Westward_Drift wrote:
CB0012 wrote:

https://s12.postimg.org/3rq8zkl3d/81_E7lr_LYim_L._UL1500.jpg

Found a nice little compliment to the Aqua Terra from Seiko.  42mm case with stainless steel bracelet.  Dial is blue and does have teak pattern.  Pretty damn close if you ask me. Might have to pull the trigger on this one....

Not bad at all. What's the reference number of the watch?

SUR153P1

https://s18.postimg.org/9nh8ygzqd/20170813_091952.jpg

https://s29.postimg.org/od7lde2z7/20170813_091927.jpg

Pulled the trigger on this for my Aqua Terra alternative and I must say I couldn't be more pleased.  Tried to get some shots in the light to show off the teak dial but pictures really don't do this justice.  42mm case fits comfortably on my 6.5in wrist, band is very comfortable.  Not too heavy but not extremely light like the Seiko 5s.  Picked it up $61shipped with coupon off Jet.com which is a third party Amazon shopper site.  Well worth the purchase.  Now contemplating the SKX007 to round the collection out.

https://s2.postimg.org/dmmvm8btx/20170813_091853.jpg

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Chriscoop wrote:

Going full Talamone today, wearing the above mentioned shirt  the temperature here is just about right. Thought I'd get it in before Bond44  ajb007/biggrin
https://s18.postimg.org/i0ogdu4xx/20170812_092651.jpg

Did some one mention my name  ajb007/biggrin

Looking very sharp Chris and that is my favourite casual outfit of all time!
I trust you are wearing the suede boots as well with TF108's natuarally  ajb007/biggrin

Cheers  ajb007/bond

My name is Bond, Basildon Bond - I have letters after my name!

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James Brosnan wrote:
Chriscoop wrote:

Thanks Gents  ajb007/martini
Sir M, I could have done with a sou'wester myself yesterday afternoon,  the heavens opened.  Today looks brighter and warmer thankfully.  Could be a thunderball pink shirt and blue shorts day.

I concur, looking great Chris! I love that outfit. Those are some mighty weather fluctuations you've got there, from a cardigan to beachwear!? I'm lucky if there is one day a year I can wear a cardigan, even in the dead of winter here in Florida. Typically, even when it's cold, the sun is so powerful, you can't wear a jacket or sweater of any kind without sweating. And, in the summer, it's either hot enough to make you want to shoot yourself or it's hot enough to melt upon exiting the house, those are the only two options  ajb007/lol

The changeable weather doesn't really bother me too much but recently it's been been changing by the hour,  I wore the Cardigan up until about 2pm then the sun came blasting out and I took it off,  by 4pm I was in a polo shirt then from 6.30 the sky turned black and the rain came down hard heavy and fast.  Of course with the UK being as it is someone 10 miles away may have had sun all day or rain all day. Today I have been in some ob shorts,  flip flops and an ob t shirt sat out nearly all day so far crazy weather.  It's hard to plan your wardrobe and things such as summer knitwear or light summer jackets just don't seem to get worn.

It was either that.....or the priesthood