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The Big Reveal

Jan 07, 2013
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 To celebrate the New Year I’m posting this photo from our photographer Jack Deutsch.

I had several requests that I be photographed in the jacket from readers around the country, so–voila!   There was a wind machine and makeup involved.   The wind machine was used so the hair on the jacket (not the hair on my head) would blow around.

An interesting thing happened on the way to the shoot:

I had a dinner date after the shoot, and so decided to just wear the darn thing, instead of carrying it in a garment bag.  I passed two different road repair crews while walking over to the studio, and had a big surprise.  When passing both of these construction sites, I got shout-outs from the crews working–it seems they all thought it was a cool jacket.

These guys were the last people who I thought would approve of such a thing, but this is, indeed, Manhattan!  And that’s why I adore it so.

Enjoy!  And much happiness and health to all of you, Dear Readers, in 2013!

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  1. User avater RubyAdams June 29th

    thanx for share

  2. Crc006 May 10th

    I love this . I meet you on the auburn New York study tour and you showed us this and a few other ,it was great meeting you and so inspiring ,thanks

  3. User avater michellepaganini March 14th

    Really bold and fun. Thank you for sharing the finished garment. How great is it to get that kind of response!

  4. User avater KennethDKing January 21st

    Thanks!

    You want to alter a trouser equally on inseam and outseam. Otherwise you'll introduce a twist to the trouser leg.

    When narrowing trousers, you want to take the alteration off equally from the inseam and outseam. If you want to remove a total of 2" width, you'd take off 1" at the outseam, and 1" on the inseam. Taper up to the knee area or a little higher. This way you won't alter the hip or crotch area, but the legs will have a narrower silhouette.

  5. jrevadiva January 21st

    i love your style !!! and was wondering if you have any tips on narrowing pant legs on pants 2 inches without touching the crotch area my e-mail is jrevadiva1@aol.com pease if u can advise ...

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