Camping togs for men Guardian Style

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Camping togs for men Guardian Style

Postby mercalia » 12 Jan 2020, 12:49pm

Why am I not surprised? Get ready for a laugh, a very very big one. The one I liked was the black sweater P.O.A :? :lol:

https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/gallery/2020/jan/12/carry-on-camping-mens-fashion-scout-style-in-pictures?utm_term=RWRpdG9yaWFsX0d1YXJkaWFuVG9kYXlVS19XZWVrZW5kLTIwMDExMg%3D%3D&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&CMP=GTUK_email&utm_campaign=GuardianTodayUK

I wouldnt be seen dead wearing them. Maybe easier to tell a Guardian reader from any other camper though.

Look at the prices. More than I spend on the whole trip
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Re: Camping togs for men Guardian Style

Postby LollyKat » 12 Jan 2020, 1:24pm

Hilarious - thanks for posting!

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Re: Camping togs for men Guardian Style

Postby mercalia » 12 Jan 2020, 1:50pm

maybe the Guardian article is a bit tongue in cheek ( carry on camping...) but the creators of the togs are deadly serious as are their prices?

The photographer chose the right model - he looks a proper walley?

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Re: Camping togs for men Guardian Style

Postby Darkman » 12 Jan 2020, 2:26pm

Guardian photographer: "Into the camera... that's great... no smiling... NO SMILING... perfect! Now, here's a can of beans. Imagine you're a banana, trying to REACH that can of beans. Be the banana. BE THE BANANA". :?

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Re: Camping togs for men Guardian Style

Postby Carlton green » 12 Jan 2020, 3:28pm

Well, if that’s the type of person that the Guardian feels are its readers then my views on the Guardian are confirmed. Sad really, but (IMHO) it does confirm the stereotype of folk with more money than sense with little idea of what ordinary people actually do.

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Postby nsew » 12 Jan 2020, 3:37pm

The money’s obscene. Though 3 pairs of socks at £8.99 seems reasonable. Perhaps someone in the fashion world could be persuaded to shoot bike from Halfords/ clothes and kit from Decathlon/ diet from McDonalds, cycle tourist bloke at the out of season French muni.

For balance

https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/gal ... to-the-70s

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Re: Camping togs for men Guardian Style

Postby Mike Sales » 12 Jan 2020, 3:41pm

Carlton green wrote:Well, if that’s the type of person that the Guardian feels are its readers then my views on the Guardian are confirmed. Sad really, but (IMHO) it does confirm the stereotype of folk with more money than sense with little idea of what ordinary people actually do.



I would caution you against taking this sort of nonsense as any indication of what Guardian readers are really like. Especially when it confirms your own stereotype.

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Postby pete75 » 12 Jan 2020, 3:52pm

Carlton green wrote:Well, if that’s the type of person that the Guardian feels are its readers then my views on the Guardian are confirmed. Sad really, but (IMHO) it does confirm the stereotype of folk with more money than sense with little idea of what ordinary people actually do.


They're taking the pith in the Guardian article - why do you think they chose that Charles Hawtrey looking guy to model the stuff? Now if it was in the Telegraph they'd probably be serious.

What's your definition of "ordinary people" and what do they actually do?

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Re: Camping togs for men Guardian Style

Postby Carlton green » 12 Jan 2020, 5:08pm

Carlton green wrote:Well, if that’s the type of person that the Guardian feels are its readers then my views on the Guardian are confirmed. Sad really, but (IMHO) it does confirm the stereotype of folk with more money than sense with little idea of what ordinary people actually do.


It’s funny but as I went back to my tasks I wondered for a while if the article was some type of wind-up - some folk would think it funny - and resolved to look in more detail when the daylight was gone. My views on the Grundian are now reset, enjoy that paper if you wish but it’s not one that I’d feel accurately and impartially informed by.

I note Mike’s point though; never be guided by your own prejudices and I’m sorry to say that for a little time there I was.
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Re: Camping togs for men Guardian Style

Postby Bmblbzzz » 12 Jan 2020, 5:08pm

If we look at the url: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/gal ... n-pictures
we will see that this thread has misled us.

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Re: Camping togs for men Guardian Style

Postby hufty » 12 Jan 2020, 5:30pm

I see from those photos that a sock sandal combination is on trend and so the fashion peleton has finally caught up with me.
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Re: Camping togs for men Guardian Style

Postby Morzedec » 12 Jan 2020, 6:21pm

I always have a Dinner Jacket (velvet, dark blue) and a clean hanky in my panniers when I'm camping, just in case - don't you know.

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Re: Camping togs for men Guardian Style

Postby pwa » 12 Jan 2020, 6:33pm

I had thought my contempt for champagne socialists was deep rooted, but I think it may just have gone a bit deeper. I stopped buying that out of touch rag about 15 years ago. Very funny though.

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Postby Bmblbzzz » 12 Jan 2020, 7:14pm

Morzedec wrote:I always have a Dinner Jacket (velvet, dark blue) and a clean hanky in my panniers when I'm camping, just in case - don't you know.

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Re: Camping togs for men Guardian Style

Postby pjclinch » 13 Jan 2020, 12:12pm

Carlton green wrote:enjoy that paper if you wish but it’s not one that I’d feel accurately and impartially informed by.


Is there a single newspaper anywhere, from any time that you'd make such a claim for?
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