Category Archives: Clothing

GOLDEN GARB Nº3: DENNIS WILSON

I’m trying to keep the Golden Garb choices varied and vaguely seasonal. So with desert based oil drilling and Christmas crime fighting behind us we move on to summertime beach loitering and the first ‘real’ Golden Garb entry; Mr Dennis … 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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MORE GANSEY: FÜR WIND UND WETTER

After reading Mr. Ian Mouzer’s post about the Gansey, my good friend and master ceramicist Mr. Matthew Tyas contacted me with some fantastic images he took a couple of years ago of ‘The Filey Room’ in Filey Museum. There he … Continue reading

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ENGINEERED GARMENTS SS12 PICKS

I’m always late to the party. My friends say my timings run on Moorby Minutes. There’s about 100 seconds in a Moorby Minute. With these time units in mind, I bring you the new collection from Daiki Suzuki’s Engineered Garments. Long … 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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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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GOLDEN GARB Nº2 (CHRISTMAS EDITION): KEVIN McCALLISTER

He’s quite possibly the inspiration for many of Daiki Suzuki’s key A/W looks and the prototype for the landscape of today’s menswear. Classic and relaxed plaid button downs are teamed with great cable knits, fatigue pants, monkey boots and traditional … Continue reading

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TEE TIME

Made from 100% two fold Egyptian cotton, the Sunspel SS Henley has quickly become my favourite t-shirt. It’s a perfect fit, with a perfect sleeve length and nice straight body. It sits nicely on the hip and is a nice … Continue reading

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RUGBY, COVENT GARDEN: A GOOD TRY

I paid a visit to the newly opened Ralph Lauren Rugby this weekend in Covent Garden, London. Aside from the overwhelming amount of Rugby shirts upstairs, the downstairs delivered a plethora of interesting things; from affordable totes and accessories to … Continue reading

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ENGINEERED GARMENTS SHIRTING: 19TH CENTURY BD SHIRT

The jewel in Engineered Garments shirting crown would certainly have to be the 19th Century BD Shirt for me. It’s one of their staple garments that appears each season and like their other shirts has only a few subtle, but … Continue reading

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