I want a pair of real Nantucket reds -- the heavy, nearly canvas kind popular in Grandpa's time. Spooter Active Member with Corp. As for where to buy them, there was a place in Nantucket on Main St. Members Current visitors New profile posts Search profile posts. Search This Blog. What a lot of info and beautiful photos!
Regarding Nantucket Red pants and the information you have given. to cuff Brick/ Nantucket/Breton Reds or any other trousers ostensibly. Nantucket Reds are a style of trousers distributed by Murray's Toggery Shop on the island of Nantucket.
The pants were featured in The Official Preppy Handbook. Contents. 1 Description; 2 Distribution; 3 References; 4 External links.
Description. Nantucket Reds were originally inspired by cotton trousers worn in Brittany.
of Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Cape. The story of Nantucket Reds. The Coast of Breton, c to romanticize Breton fishermen tearing away in their matching red-sailed boats, “ Oxford, New Mexico,” Tom replies scornfully, “or something like that.”.
One of my favorite lines from working at the Ship Chandlery out there was when a lady came in asking if there was a gentleman in there wearing Nantucket Red shorts, a navy polo and some topsiders.
They also sell the so-called breton red color pants.
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Any advice you can offer would be great. Spooter Active Member with Corp. In defense of this opinion, I present Exhibit A:. You must log in or register to reply here.
I'm not sure I like them cuffed, what do you think?
Last week in the WDYBT thread I mentioned having purchased a pair of Bill's Khakis on sale in what they call "Antique Red." Very satisfactory. Or, in my case, not wearing them.
While the Breton red canvas trousers were certainly considered working clothes in England, they With the Nantucket Reds becoming the unofficial uniform for members of the New York.
Gentlemen, As with many things of this nature, I do what I've been doing for decades though with some considerable and lengthy exceptions during some wayward years of rebellion : look to my dad for advice.
Heavy duty cloth almost like canvas. Posted June 15, No joke. That looks like the real deal. Archived This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies. So, equivocator has it right
Thread starter tripreed. There are " Reds" and then there are red trousers. Perhaps your father was. I promise not to wear them with a belt with little whales on it, or anything like They still sell boating gear, but no breton red pants anymore.
Nantucket Reds Collection™ Men's Plain Front Pants – Murray's Toggery Shop
Inspired by the color of the sails that sailed the coast of Brittany, France, our iconic time bought one of their Nantucket red sweaters, and a pair of these pants. Take the time to understand traditions or don't bother bashing them online.
However, I much prefer the Nantucket Red shorts. In defense of this opinion, I present Exhibit A:.
That's where I got mine too many decades ago, when my rebellion gene hadn't kicked in yet. Search Advanced search…. I'm not sure I like them cuffed, what do you think? Follow on Instagram.