Category Archives: Denim

E.G. SPECIAL PART FOUR: EVERYDAY SHIRT

Earlier this year The Bureau got a good update of E.G. Workaday stuff in, with a couple of new styles added to the offering. I made a few purchases from the selection; the Lafayette shirt, the Everyday shirt, and the … Continue reading

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ORSLOW

I’ve been quietly enjoying the development of orSlow over the past few seasons and it has been nice to see a few UK stores offer a more rounded collection this season. The Bureau Belfast bagged some of the strongest pieces … Continue reading

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SHORT CUT TO THE STONEWASH

I rarely get excited by denim. I understand what the fuss is about, but I would rather focus energies on other parts of my wardrobe – mainly shoes – and choose simple denim in a classic cut that I know … Continue reading

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WARDROBE STALWARTS

I thought I’d start this year by making a post about a subject closest to the heart of this blog: enduring quality. Tried and tested clothing. The majority of the garments featured have been worn week in, week out in … Continue reading

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SOME TENDER LOVE

Some new bits at York’s finest outfitters Superdenim from William Kroll’s denim label Tender. I’m a big fan of this stuff, despite not owning any Tender items myself yet. The wallet here caught my eye in particular as I thought … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: FISHERMAN’S FRIEND

Last month the better half and I decided we needed a little rest so we headed up north to Whitby in North Yorkshire. While we were there we took note of some of the older fishermen in the bay. I … Continue reading

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DARNED DENIM

My favourite and longest serving pair of jeans were returned to me last week after a visit to San Francisco’s branch of Self Edge for some much needed repairs. They were kindly dropped in by my good buddy over at … Continue reading

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THE VICTIM

A quick lunchtime research trip to Liberty yesterday resulted in a hefty bill at the Aesop counter when their A.P.C. Fine Fabric Care collaboration pulled me in like a tractor beam. The sales rep’s ‘sucker’ senses must have been tingling … Continue reading

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HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE WASH

It’s July. It’s 30°C outside (OK, not in London, but somewhere). There’s no air con inside. You’re at work. It’s muggy. Really muggy. And you stink. Or rather, you don’t stink… your jeans stink. The jeans you bought in February. A … Continue reading

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GOOD DARN IT!

I was very excited to find an article about darning denim at Self Edge NYC on ajchen.com. I didn’t even realise this was something that was possible. I have a pair of A.P.C. New Standards that I’ve worn (over the course of … Continue reading

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