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It’s fairly unremarkable

So, there’s this purple wall. It’s in London’s Peckham. I think there’s some building work going on, I dunno, I can’t see over it. It’s fairly unremarkable, save for its vivid purple colour. I thought it might look okay to stand in front of wearing some clothes. And having considered the full ramifications of this startling and controversial idea, I did exactly that.

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The apparatus at play here includes a chambray blazer with polka dots from Engineered Garments SS16. This style is called the Loiter – single breasted, unlined, work style cuffs and concealable throat tabs. Totally lightweight, eminently throw-on-able, for me, it’s become a regular go-to. Grab one at The Bureau.

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I’m also wearing a pair of Ordinary Fits five pocket jeans in ecru  – I bought them in a large and they’re satisfyingly loose. Tucked under that blazer there’s a long-line Our Legacy denim shirt from last season. I’ve had a lot of wear out of it and even with frequent washes, it’s still looking pretty sharp and dark.

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I’m also getting mad play from these Sandays sneakers. I’ve now got the same style in navy, white and what’s called ‘vegtan’, which is basically a sort of peach colour. They’re Italian, premium quality and most people seem to notice the brass eyelets, which certainly smarten them up. Best of all, while they look a little like Common Projects, any kind of stamped or stitched on branding is mercifully absent. And that, my friends, is what I choose to wear when standing in front of a purple wall.

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