Category Archives: Accessories

MANUFACTUM

It’s been a while since I’ve felt compelled to write about anything for a while. I very recently started my own business which has caused the blog to take a bit of a backseat. But when I stumbled across this … 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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SAPHIR MÉDAILLE D’OR RENOVATEUR

I was recommended this product for Cordovan shoes when I visited NYC’s Leffot last May. Up until then I’d been reluctant to use any products on Cordovan; just a slightly damp cloth and lots of elbow grease. There’s a great … Continue reading

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KEEPING CASH IN HORSE’S ASS

It’s taken a while to get around to posting this, but here is a stunning wallet given to me by my wife for my 30th birthday made in my favourite material (you guessed it!) Horween Cordovan Color #8. She commissioned … Continue reading

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ORTHOPEDICUS PSYCHEDELIUS

Back once again with the Yuketen Sandals. The Semi Chukkas to be precise. Walking a fine line somewhere between Maximus Meridius, The Dude, and Forest Gump, these good time sandals are my choice for summertime meandering. This pair were purchased … Continue reading

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THE END OF THE BOWERY BLUES

These images are from Quit Mad Stop’s (x!.) SS11 and FW11 collections and although they’ve been knocking around a while I’ve not seen them do the rounds too much so I thought they were still worth a post. With a … Continue reading

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WHITE COLLAR UPSTAIRS, BLUE COLLAR DOWNSTAIRS

I paid a chance visit to the new Double RL store yesterday in London’s Mayfair. Situated on the super plush red-bricked Mount Street they’ve taken residence in a stunning space set over two floors. The concept is simple: White collar … Continue reading

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1st, PAPER

Top gifting from the wife for our 1st (Paper) wedding anniversary. The beautiful notebook above is from the classic French publisher Assouline and will be receiving all my notes and drafts for my future S&S posts. She also managed to … Continue reading

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LEATHER NOTES

A new bag landed on my doorstep the other week direct from Hermosa Beach’s finest. I posted about this bag a few weeks ago as it’s currently available from Oi Polloi in the Palomino colourway, but I’ve been holding out to get … Continue reading

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THE FABRIC, FOOD & FACE OF SCOTLAND

Autumn finally showed up last week during a short trip to N.Y. (North Yorkshire) and what better way to greet it than with a selection of Scottish fabrics. Adding to the Harris Tweed jacket I already had on, I picked … Continue reading

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