Month: June 2010

When it comes to my taste in clothes I’m a bit of a pirate. No, I haven’t just fessed-up to some nautical fetish. What I mean is that I tend…

Read More A Shoe That Fits

When I skimmed through a comment on my blog, asking me my knowledge of ‘Nantucket Reds’, I initially thought I was being asked a question about an American sports team.…

Read More Nantucket Reds

One of the problems I face with summer dressing is finding a suitable drapey replacement for flannel and worsted trousers. I personally like my trousers with a nice drape, especially…

Read More Lazy In Linen

John Smedley have been producing ‘Made in England’ luxury knitwear for over 8 generations, and count Her Majesty the Queen amongst their illustrious but discrete cliental. As I pointed out…

Read More The John Smedley Factory

I was recently asked by an inquisitive young man whether I followed the three colour rule. Remembering vaguely an argument I had pursued some time ago with an acquaintance about…

Read More The Power Of Three

I’ve said it many times, but I am really not a fan of summer fashions. Sadly, most men seem to regard summer as an opportunity to forgo all sartorial standards…

Read More On My Soapbox: Summer Footwear

“Oh what’s it called?” the man asks smiling, turning to his Vogue reading wife as they stand somewhat disconsolately awaiting their luggage on the carousel, seeing a bright red case…

Read More The Other Retro Luggage Brands