Year: 2010

Oh what to do with a dull pair of shoes! It’s a common problem; the impulsive buy and the resultant gnawing regret; the decision to return and the lack of…

Read More Berlutiful Shoes

Last week I wrote in praise of the City tailor; that modest, unassuming artisan of the Square Mile, perfectly placed to attract a lunchtime client but imperfectly represented to capture…

Read More Richard Wainwright Of Choppin & Lodge

Honoré de Balzac once wrote “Carelessness in dressing is moral suicide,” but we know that if carelessness is the number one sin, a bit too much carefulness is not far…

Read More Perpendicular And Parallel

“We’re just a City tailor” are not words of explanation or excuse but admirable, although unnecessary, humility.  The craft of a good number of City tailors is good enough to…

Read More The Story Of The City Tailor

An odd title for a post you might think. After all, few things rattle Mensflair readers more than the prevalence of T-shirt wearing.  Understandably we tend to regard devotees of…

Read More The Evolution Of The T-Shirt