Category Archives: Repairs

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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LINEN LESSONS LEARNT

I’ve got a few Bedford jackets from Engineered Garments in different fabrics and cuts and they’re always a staple garment throughout the seasons and get lots of heavy wear. However, I’ve had to revise my thinking on this one, which … Continue reading

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GOOD DARN IT!

I was very excited to find this article about darning denim (from ajchen.com) at Self Edge NYC. 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 … Continue reading

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SOLE MAN

After nearly three years of pretty solid use one of my favourite pairs of Trickers was looking a little worse for wear. The shoe in question was a classic brogue stow boot in Marron antique. Over the course of their … Continue reading

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