Category: Books

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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Mont Bell

My attention has recently been drawn to lightweight, technical outdoor Japanese brand Mont Bell. The brand was founded by climber Isarmu Tatsura in 1975...

E.G. SPECIAL PART FOUR: EVERYDAY SHIRT

Earlier this year The Bureau got a good update of E.G. Workaday stuff in, with a couple of new styles added to the offering....

E.G. SPECIAL PART THREE: BAL COAT

 What happens when Bet Lynch meets Travis Bickle? The answer? This season’s Engineered Garments Bal Coat. Ain’t it something? Sadly this version is Japan...