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Forum: The British Influence: Non-Clothing Discussion Forum

Britain has had perhaps more influence on menswear than any other country. We owe the British for khakis, button down collars, and corduroy trousers. Tattersalls came from the racing yard and auctions of James Tattersall, and jeans from the Huguenots who fled to England. These, a small neighborhood known as The Row, a tradition of weaving fine cloths and the Rules about what is proper are just a smattering of what Britain has brought to bear on the world's sartorial experience. Understanding the traditions and values of a culture helps us to understand its clothing style(s). The British forum is for discussions on Highland dress, Oxbridge traditions and other Britishness. Discussions about British merchants and makers, recommendations and availability of certain products and discussions of mainstream clothing such as business, casual, sporting, and evening wear should take place in the Fashion or Trad Forum.

  1. Gentlemens' clubs

    Started by daytura, December 2nd, 2006 19:01
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  2. british cult films !

    Started by english_gent, May 22nd, 2007 11:54
    6 Pages
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  3. Shotguns

    Started by Oldsarge, February 12th, 2017 20:06
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  4. Demise of the Land Rover Defender

    Started by Mr. B. Scott Robinson, March 31st, 2017 08:56
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  5. Interviewing for a wife

    Started by Langham, April 18th, 2017 05:58
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  6. St Georges Day

    Started by jeffreyc, April 24th, 2017 09:24
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    Started by Shaver, January 14th, 2015 01:30
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    Started by Johnson1, November 22nd, 2013 08:33
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    Started by Mr. B. Scott Robinson, March 5th, 2017 00:17
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  10. Dukes of the United Kingdom (photos)...

    Started by Doctor Damage, November 30th, 2006 10:26
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  11. Remember, remember

    Started by phyrpowr, November 4th, 2016 23:16
    • Replies: 8
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  12. In or Out?

    Started by Langham, March 3rd, 2016 14:25
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  13. Sporting success.....

    Started by Chouan, March 29th, 2016 09:42
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  14. Joke

    Started by Chouan, November 25th, 2015 03:02
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  15. Paisely Shirts

    Started by modern_world, May 2nd, 2014 13:51
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  16. Your help please.

    Started by Earl of Ormonde, April 6th, 2015 16:03
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  17. British pronunciation. How old fashioned are you?...or...

    Started by Earl of Ormonde, August 28th, 2013 05:48
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  18. C of E writes the devil out of the script

    Started by Langham, February 13th, 2015 04:05
    • Replies: 15
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    Started by katon, February 10th, 2015 05:09
    • Replies: 4
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  20. The real-life unkillable Brigadier Ritchie-Hook

    Started by Langham, January 6th, 2015 05:00
    • Replies: 4
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  21. The Game

    Started by mendozar, December 6th, 2014 03:36
    • Replies: 1
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  22. DO YOU SAY BRITISH OR ENGLISH?

    Started by nicksull, November 18th, 2006 11:08
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  23. The late Ian Paisley

    Started by Trimmer, September 13th, 2014 01:35
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    Started by Langham, September 15th, 2014 07:01
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  25. RIP Donald Sinden

    Started by Langham, September 12th, 2014 02:13
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    Started by fishertw, August 27th, 2014 16:38
    • Replies: 16
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  27. On losing

    Started by Langham, June 24th, 2013 11:24
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  28. Doc Martin

    Started by Hitch, August 10th, 2014 21:21
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  29. The Last Ship

    Started by MaxBuck, August 23rd, 2014 20:40
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    Started by Acme, July 20th, 2014 15:13
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  32. BBC: Sherlock

    Started by thebot, August 6th, 2011 20:14
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    Started by mendozar, July 27th, 2013 08:41
    • Replies: 6
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  34. Magazines

    Started by simonfoy, August 25th, 2012 19:16
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  37. RBK & C in the 70s and 80s

    Started by Earl of Ormonde, September 16th, 2013 12:40
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