commitment

Beams+ with this anorak:

Beams-Plus-Military-Pullover

I’ve always had trouble with pullovers.  I like the idea in theory, but in practice I’m more of a layers-with-adjustments kind of guy.  Full length zipper, snaps, velcro… you guys know what I’m talking about.  Your commitment to the pullover has to be unwavering… or you need a damn good “out”;  If not you’re doomed for failure.

When you’re bout that pullover life you have basically two options:

1) Become a meteorologist – By this I mean you need to leave the house knowing the barometric pressure, weather systems, and all the seasonal quirks of your locale.  If you don’t take this seriously you’re going to regret it and end up either freezing cold or a sweaty mess… there is no in between when you’re rocking a fleece lined tube.

2) Understand the temperature regulation limitations and layer accordingly – Making the mistake of rocking some piece of shit t-shirt underneath your pullover, although seemingly a safe move, is going to screw you over spur of the moment when your body temperature rockets up 20 degrees.  Picture yourself in an upscale coffee shop making moves on your laptop / counting money. The sun moves across the sky while 20-30 year old hipster chicks eye you like a piece of meat.  You picked the spot by the window in the shade (3 hours ago) but that sun does what it does and creeps across the sky… all of the sudden you’re at a crossroads, either burst into flames or whip off your pullover.  Wanting to live another day you remove your Beams+ pullover as the girls observe with bated breath. Pullover removed, you can read their faces, “Cats and laserbeams? … the fuck?”.  You’re going home alone, and without any numbers… fail.  The choice was yours, you could have done a button-up / tie underneath and left with one on each arm.  Take notes.

£238 ($381 USD) over at Oi Polloi.

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