A local coffeemaker and stalwart clothier for himself and friends, Edward kindly unhooked from his belt a vintage leather/gasket cutter as he explained his style. His pursuit of looking and feeling put together by altering vintage gems says more about thoughtfulness than frugality. If he doesn't like the fit or look of a shirt or slacks he snips and stitches, instead of trashing or passing.
He attributes weather and mood as inspirations for his style, and appetite for altering his own wardrobe to a knack for handiwork and design. I can hear the murmurs, so say what you will about black loafers and white socks; he's got the cuffs, shirt and machismo to set it all off.
Thanks, Edward. You're an inspiration to artisanal-misfits everywhere.
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