Category Archives: Books

KENNEDY MAGAZINE

Here at last is the inaugural issue of Kennedy Magazine – a Biannual Journal of uriosities. 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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SECTION SEWN: VINTAGE MENSWEAR

Curated by Douglas Gunn and Roy Luckett, proprietors of Seven Dials’ Vintage Showroom, this book is an essential purchase for any vintage #menswear and outerwear enthusiast. The book collates an impressive collection of early to mid-twentieth century garb divided into … Continue reading

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SECTION SEWN: ALASTAIR MORTON & EDINBURGH WEAVERS

Here are three books I’ve been enjoying over the last few weeks and I wanted to share with you. The first is Alastair Morton & Edinburgh Weavers by Lesley Jackson, a book I spotted not long ago in Margaret Howell’s … Continue reading

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SECTION SEWN: MARGARET HOWELL HOUSES

As the wife and I are hopefully going to be purchasing our first flat very soon, I’ve become obsessed with interiors again and my first port of call for inspiration was Margaret Howell Houses. I’ve seen it around for a … Continue reading

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SECTION SEWN: ICONS OF MEN’S STYLE

Icons of Men’s Style takes a look at some of the iconic menswear garments, footwear, and accessories of the twentieth century and offers a good overview and history of each piece as well as looking at some of the well … 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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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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A MAN WALKS IN TO A BOOTMAKERS…

I was walking past John Lobb the other week and I noticed they had shoes displayed on top of copies of a monograph entitled ‘The Last Shall Be First: The Colourful Story of John Lobb’. I purchased a copy from … Continue reading

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KEMPER C. BOYD

This quote from James Ellroy’s American Tabloid tickled me the other day. Pretty sure I’ve had the same conversation with my boss.

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