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Ritchie has designs on our cuff-links

Ritchie - renaissance  man!

Posted on 25 Jul, 2011

The charming and lively Ritchie
(his portrait is on the left) has offered to design our own TAG cuff-links!

He wrote: 'Many thanks - it all looks great, congratulations! I look forward to seeing the group grow and to becoming involved in the activities. I hope I will be able to contribute something at some point.

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Last updated: 10.54 AM on 27 Oct, 2015

 

 

Is 'The Chap' for us chaps?

Not quite Jeeves and Wooster but getting there!

Posted on 25 Jul, 2011

The delightful picture (left) was taken at the annual 'Olympiad' organised by our fellow advocates of seemly traditional attire,'The Chap' magazine, founded in 1999.

It claims that it 'takes a wry look at the modern world through the steamed-up monocle of a more refined age, occasionally getting its sock suspenders into a twist at the unspeakable vulgarity of the twenty-first century.

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Last updated: 10.59 AM on 27 Oct, 2015

 

 

How to achieve stiffness - collar care

Collars must be re-polished after cleaning

Posted on 31 Mar, 2011

Our collars page recommends a firm in Bournemouth which cleans and re-polishes stiff separate collars.
This doesn't do Barkers Group of Bournemouth enough justice, though! They really are amazing - as far as is known, the only people in the world still providing this valuable service.

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Last updated: 10.43 AM on 27 Oct, 2015

 

 

Our need for social intercourse

Fogey events are always pleasant and relaxed

Posted on 31 Mar, 2011

To meet or not to meet, that is the question.

Surprisingly, those who favour traditional styles of clothing and accessories tend to be up-to-date with modern facilities like the Internet.

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Last updated: 10.56 AM on 27 Oct, 2015

 

 

Graham can supply your needs

Graham wears the type of clothes he sells!

Posted on 28 Mar, 2011

Our cause can surely never have had a keener proponent than Graham (pictured). An inveterate 'fogey' from his early twenties, he performs an admirable service through his internet shop 'Fogies Unlimited', which supplies many items of traditional attire difficult or even impossible to obtain elsewhere.

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Last updated: 12.09 PM on 28 Mar, 2011

 

 

Is the bowler back?

Designed 1849 for gamekeepers-now fit for a king!

Posted on 28 Mar, 2011

"That's a lovely titfer, Sire - why the bowler's back" shouted a London Evening Standard newspaper headline (on St.Valentine's Day, actually, though there seemed to be no romantic angle).

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Last updated: 10.41 AM on 27 Oct, 2015

 

 

Come on you traditionalists!

Taken at a Fogies Gathering a couple of years ago

Posted on 24 Mar, 2011

If you are of traditional bent, and/or a Fogey - and a gay man to boot - THIS IS YOUR GROUP AND YOUR SITE!
Let us know what you think about the site, about our contact list, send us items of news and pictures
appropriate to our theme..

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Last updated: 2.22 PM on 30 Oct, 2015

 

 

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