Category Archives: Detail Matters

KENNEDY MAGAZINE

Here at last is the inaugural issue of Kennedy Magazine – a Biannual Journal of Curiosities. Brought to the world by the brilliant minds of Mr. Chris Kontos and the late Mr. Angelo Pandelidis, it’s a voyage through the subjects … Continue reading

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S.E.H KELLY – MADE IN THE BRITISH ISLES

On a crisp Thursday evening a (good) few weeks ago, I paid a long overdue visit to S.E.H Kelly’s Boundary St HQ. I was welcomed into a warm and cosy studio-cum-showroom complete with cosy lighting and some soothing jazz that … Continue reading

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FORGET THE FLOWERS

As the expected Spring Summer flush of on-trend floral patterns – both big and small – washes in to stores, one brand that continues to march to the beat of it’s own drum is Drakes of London. Yes, once again … Continue reading

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GROWN UPS

If anyone is interested in looking at pictures of how proper grown ups dress, head on over to The Armoury’s Lightbox Tumblr for a visual masterclass. I’ve pretty much lost my entire Saturday morning over there. Gentin’ of the highest … Continue reading

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THE JOY OF SOCKS

I’m a big fan of the blog A Suitable Wardrobe. Although my own sartorial interests lie on the casual side of menswear, I find Will Boehlke’s musings about classic and bespoke tailoring very inspiring. Many of his ideas and principals … Continue reading

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A CORDOVAN NOVICE’S GUIDE TO CORDOVAN

Us Brits haven’t really had a lot of exposure to Cordovan compared to our friends over the pond. Many people over here still think it’s simply a colour of leather. I did a lot of research before purchasing my first … Continue reading

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DETAIL MATTERS Nº2: THE STOCK PIN, REPINNED

Having never been a fan of tie bars (I like the look, but I find them too fussy in practise) I like this method of securing one’s tie to a shirt. It’s executed superbly in the new Anderson and Sheppard … Continue reading

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DETAIL MATTERS Nº1: GOOD STOCK

Outside of equestrian and hunting circles the ‘stock’ or ‘collar’ pin is not a popular accessory here in the UK, but I’ve always admired them from across the pond as a quintessential Ivy staple. I’ve always particularly enjoyed how Ralph … Continue reading

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