Archival Safari

To Have and Have Not (Hawks 1944)
Overstuffed safari jacket signals villainy

Filson Bush Jacket for women (sans belt)

90s Filson catalog (discontinued poplin pants and shorts)

Matching Kalahari shorts and Safari dress

In Swiss gabardine

Absence of Malice (Pollack 1981)

After several catch and release episodes, I finally ordered and removed the tags from a Filson Safari jacket for women. I’ve been a longtime admirer of the safari jacket–for its timeless design, warm weather wearability and cotton poplin fabric (the waxed cotton of August).

Although I’ve owned my Safari jacket for a few weeks, I’m still a little uneasy about wearing it in public. At the moment, I’m keeping the belt tied back to minimize the overwhelming Karen Blixen look.

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