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I have a new game. And by game I mean random fun thing to do. And by fun, I mean for me.

 

I hereby declare this day to be the first Waistcoat Wednesday!

In an attempt to lift the spirits and get through Hump Day I have recently started putting a little more effort into my otherwise pretty bland work attire, and nothing cheers like a good waistcoat.

So I wondered if others would like to join me get through Hump Day and celebrate the awesomeness of the wondrous waistcoat. Every Wednesday shall become the day to appreciate the waistcoat, through wearing one, looking at pictures of pretty people wearing them or just daydreaming about them. Maybe you’ll spot someone in the street wearing a waistcoat; stop them, tell them how wondrously waistcoated they look.

Ripping an idea from [info]fififolle who brings us Thigh Strap Thursday (and, frankly,  god bless her for it) I will also post here on my LJ a pic of a Waistcoated Wonder. Some waistcoated icon who acts as a waistcoat inspiration to us all. Or maybe one who just looks really hot in a waistcoat.

As part of Waistcoat Wednesday I’ll invite you all to comment on the Waistcoat Wednesday post. Share your own waistcoats pictures, tell us about which waistcoat you are wearing, share you fun waistcoat stories, or suggest future Waistcoat Wonders (I think the first few will be fairly obvious to anyone who knows me.)

Here is my first Waistcoated Wonder, and I think still my favourite boy who makes waistcoats BAMFy. I salute you Mr Jones.

As this is the first Waistcoat Wednesday and I gave no warning, there may not be many of you also wearing waistcoats, unless through lucky happenstance, so instead share any other waistcoated thoughts you may have. Personally, today is a plain black waistcoat with, of course, my pocket watch.

Or you may decide to ignore this post for the madness that it is and hope that I never do this again. The option is yours really.



Date: 2011-02-23 01:27 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] too-beauty.livejournal.com
Lovely post and you have chosen one of the most gorgeous to show wearing a waistcoat!
I used to wear them when I was a teen ... long time ago!

I'd like to see more of this!!!!! not madeness at all and btw, you look really elegant yourself ;)

Date: 2011-02-23 04:07 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jooles34.livejournal.com
*looks around* You can see me?

Lol, thanks m'dear, I'm glad you like this. Waistcoats should be celebrated, and pretties wearing them more so!

I shall see you back here next week!

Date: 2011-02-23 03:03 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kausingkayn.livejournal.com
Of course I'll join you! I mean, how could I not?
Here's my own picture to add to the pot. :-)

Date: 2011-02-23 04:09 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jooles34.livejournal.com
Oh lor' that IS pretty. I have not seem him waistcoated before, but he more than does it justice. Very well played.

and lovely as ever to see you. :o)

(I'm also now realising that I'm going to have to find some more waistcoat related icons)

Date: 2011-02-23 05:46 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] angelkitty101.livejournal.com
You NEED to see Inception! NEED! Waistcoat pr0n of goodness!

Date: 2011-02-23 04:34 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] luvinthe88and20.livejournal.com
Mr. Matt Bomer aka Neil Caffrey

Date: 2011-02-23 04:48 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jooles34.livejournal.com
I have no idea who he is, but I like it.

Very well played *g*

Date: 2011-02-23 06:05 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] angelkitty101.livejournal.com
Do you know how long it's taken me to find a decent pic of one of my boys in a waistcoat?

Here is the delicious Brian Molko, not only a waistcoat, but a guitar too!

Oh and I tried to get James Marsters, but could only get the 'official' wedding photo - which I shouldn't find as hot as I do!



(hopes this works) It didn't, try again!

Date: 2011-02-24 11:16 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jooles34.livejournal.com
*melts*

Bonus pretty boy eyeshadow. A very good choice mate, very good indeed.

Date: 2011-02-24 12:24 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] angelkitty101.livejournal.com
I live to please ;-)

Date: 2011-02-23 06:05 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] i-bananas.livejournal.com
Yep, waistcoats are awesome (unless they're the ones in Asylum's Sherlock Holmes)

Sadly I think I've only got one waistcoat at the moment so this also gives me a good reason for a shopping trip :)

Date: 2011-02-24 11:17 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jooles34.livejournal.com
Use it as your reason! Use Waistcoat Wednesday as your inspiration! And these pretties as mind food as you go *g*

Date: 2011-02-23 06:06 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] moonlitcactus.livejournal.com
In honour of the occasion, I'm now looking at a pic of a hot man in a waistcoat.

Unfortunately he's someone from RL: I'm also in the pic, I'm not meant to be thinking of him like that any more, and I'll probably get shot dead (possibly by Shar) if I make it public.

But I'M enjoying it :)

Date: 2011-02-24 03:57 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jooles34.livejournal.com
Lol, I should prob shout too, but we can't help who we want to stare at.

And ra for joining in with Waistcoat Wednesday!

Date: 2011-02-23 07:58 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tiggerbrasilf.livejournal.com
Mmmm men in waistcosts :) They are really really nice :)

Date: 2011-02-24 03:57 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jooles34.livejournal.com
It's a very happy thing! Hope you will continue to enjoy the pretties.

Date: 2011-02-23 08:01 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lukadreaming.livejournal.com
Cool idea! And I have a load of brightly-coloured waistcoats that I haven't worn for aeons. Must find them!

Date: 2011-02-24 03:59 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jooles34.livejournal.com
You must! And there must be photos! Or descriptions! I expect to see you reporting here brightly ewaistcoated next Wednesday!

Wow, that is a lot of exclamation marks...

Date: 2011-02-24 06:52 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lukadreaming.livejournal.com
Hee!

I hope I can find them. The problem at the moment with working away from home is that every damn thing I want is always 120 miles away -- or I never have time to track it down at weekends!

Date: 2011-02-23 08:58 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mysteriousaliwz.livejournal.com
Lovely idea! Waistcoats look delightful, especially on hot men.

Date: 2011-02-24 04:00 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jooles34.livejournal.com
Don't they just? Hopefully over the weeks we will build up qute a collection!

Date: 2011-02-24 03:11 pm (UTC)
fififolle: (Primeval - LMAO)
From: [personal profile] fififolle
Waistcoat Wednesday!! This is so cool!! ahahhahahahahah
*uses an icon with a waistcoat in it*

Bless you *g*
Ianto wears one so well!
And so do you! :D
Pocket watches are so cool.

Date: 2011-02-24 04:01 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jooles34.livejournal.com
This is the oly waistcoat icon I have. I now have a mission for the next week!

Ianto is a supreme Waistcoated Wonder. There shall be many more.

and thank you kindly :o)

Date: 2011-02-24 04:05 pm (UTC)
fififolle: (Basil Brush - boom!boom!)
From: [personal profile] fififolle
I hope your Google searches leave you less scarred than I looking for thigh straps *snort*

*uses another icon that must have a waistcoat in there somewhere*
:D

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