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I saw him, with my mind's eye, on the schooner on which he worked, wearing nothing but a pair of dungarees; and at night, when the boat sailed along easily before a light breeze, and the sailors were gathered on the upper deck, while the captain and the supercargo lolled in deck-chairs, smoking their pipes, I saw him dance with another lad, dance wildly, to the wheezy music of the concertina.
He wore an open jacket, with a splotch of tar on the sleeve, a red-and-black check shirt, dungaree trousers, and heavy boots badly worn.
The blue dungaree trousers turned up the calf, one leg a little higher than the other, the clean check shirt, the white canvas cap, evidently made by himself, made up a whole of peculiar smartness, and the persistent jauntiness of his gait, even, poor fellow, when he couldn't help tottering, told of his invincible spirit.
By what right did this ragged beachcomber, in dungaree trousers and a cotton shirt, suggest such a thing as peace and content to him and his overwrought, exhausted soul?
Dungarees, PS49.99, Zara; shirt, PS39.50, Autograph at M&S; raffia sandals, were PS75 now PS22, Dune London (watering can, B&Q)
Her creation, Wullie's Technicolour Dream Dungarees, is sponsored by The Press and Journal and is one of 10 to be found around Inverness.
We are wearing dungarees, or so some important blog or other has it, as part of the wider 1970s and "geek chic" trend which apparently arrived with us last autumn (remember folks, you heard it here second!).
Ripped knee denim dungarees, PS19.99, studio.co.uk sPEND Knee rip denim dungarees, PS22.50, boohoo.com SPLURGE Ripped denim dungarees, PS42, Next GRAB IT NOW BAG a perfect summer handbag for just a tenner with 50% off the price tag at Accessorize.
We're firmly in favour, especially now that dungarees (or 'overalls' as Americans call them) are having a fashion moment and there's tons of outfit inspiration online.
Miss Selfridge mid blue wide leg dungaree, PS49; red floral print wrap button top, PS28 New Look blue ripped knee denim dungarees, PS29.99; Superdry Anita roll neck bodysuit, PS26.99 Matalan distressed denim dungarees, PS22; Tu at Sainsbury's premium brown stripe frill cuff knitted top, PS22, below