Month: April 2009

Not everyone likes costume parties. For some, they mean hours of unwanted searching in thrift and discount stores, endless peer consultation and extraordinary preparation rites that defy the purpose of…

Read More Style Event: Prohibition Party

A cousin of mine once descended the stairs at the student house in which he lived to smirks and guffaws from his friends who had been impatiently awaiting his arrival,…

Read More Jeans With A Blazer

I was written to recently by a young man who had become interested in my blog but, due to his own admittance of his naivety and insecurity, was unsure that…

Read More Style Icon: Thomas Crown

Oh dear. Poor Bob Quick. The former ‘terror chief’, a title that has a grim, Orwellian ring to it, was so hand-on-face embarrassed by his blunder (for those unaware, Quick…

Read More Briefcase Worry

Of all the things said about the classic Sebago Dockside deck shoe, frequently casually referred to as ‘Docksiders’, very rarely is it said what a wonderful aesthetic they have. The…

Read More King Of The Dock: Sebago Docksides

”There’s nowt so queer as folk” they say. I would disagree – “There’s nowt so queer as trends” I would riposte. For some trends are so inexplicably unattractive, so incredibly…

Read More Pet Peeves

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a gentleman in possession of good style should be in want of an appropriate career. However, it is not always that gentlemen of…

Read More Give That Man a Job