Category Archives: Clothing

TWO WAYS

Here’s some lovely pictures of S.E.H Kelly’s beautiful Two-way Irish Linen jacket from Japanese retailer Acoustics. The fabric choice makes this a stand-out piece for Summer – a wonderful Irish Herringbone Linen – laundered by S.E.H Kelly for a nicely … Continue reading

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DETAIL CITY

Mr. Suzuki loves a detail, and he’s packed a lot into this seemingly simple field jacket from Engineered Garments SS13 collection. Amongst many details of the High Count 60/40 Field Jacket are a detachable hood, a wrap around game pocket, … 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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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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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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GOLDEN GARB Nº4: DAVID HOCKNEY

David Hockney has always been a hero of mine. I first saw his work at Salts Mill in Bradford around the age of 13. Among the overpowering scent of Lillies was an eclectic body of work ranging from the exquisitely … 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: 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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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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