“Thank you; nobody dresses up nowadays. I've got a hat too, and reaching into the car, said, “I'll put it on.”
Then taking a second look at me in my pink scarf and 8 wale bottle green corduroys, she said, “I don't know ̶̶ you look pretty good too.” I told them how I still bought clothes in London even after living in the USA for 37 years. The pants are from Cordings in Piccadilly, thanks to Eric Clapton who supported Cordings when they needed cash to save the historic brand.
“Um. Eric Clapton eh! The finest guitarist who ever lived” said one of the couple.
“Yes, and the place is booming.” I replied.