He has his summer linen jacket on.
Why yes, that is a squirrel vest!
And his briefcase-
He is a shaggy, rather absent-minded professor. But he has some fabulous clothes!
He is made of Harris tweed that I bought many years ago. It is a coarse, textured wool. You can see in this close-up-
He has a Liberty of London lawn vest-
Elbow patches, of course-
And, his briefcase,
full of his scholarly papers.
Here is his gorgeous vest-
He is made from an interesting reclaimed wool fabric. I bought an old wool kimono type garment at a yard sale at a local Japanese School. It had some moth holes and worn spots so I felt guiltless cutting it up and giving it a new life. It has a very interesting textured weave.
I believe he is an Apiologist, based on his lapel wear. I also think he is the Dad of the little guy I posted yesterday.