Month: December 2010

Things have gotten a little heated around here lately. Would anybody mind if I talk about clothes? I should apologise in advance to our Jewish, Muslim, Druid and non-faith readers…

Read More Stocking Stuffers: Part I

Right out of the gate I want to make two things clear: First, this is not an indictment of individuals, but of ideas. Second, everyone is entitled to their ideas…

Read More On Fashion, Gender, And Society

One of the most gratifying things about reviewing menswear is that the ‘finger on the pulse’, ‘trend alert’, ‘this year’s MUST have’ nonsense that womenswear requires is unnecessary. Reviewing menswear…

Read More A Tweedy Trend

It’s a solitary business listening on the radio to England’s cricketers’ battle for the Ashes down-under. In a bid to stay awake in the small hours of the morning I’ve…

Read More Little Obsessions

In my last post I mentioned that I was considering both the cravat (Ascot) and a grey wool tie – a must have for the weekend wardrobe. The cost of…

Read More A Few Accessory Sources

More than a month ago, my brother put all his eggs into one basket and jumped off the dock. It was an autumn wedding, unusual but not unheard of, and…

Read More Bespoke Morning Dress Part 3