Month: April 2011

A friend of mine attempted poignancy recently when we were discussing the passing of Bijan Pakzad. “Who?” he said, initially. After my brief explanation of the Iranian designer’s illustrious past,…

Read More In Memoriam: Bijan Pakzad

No 1. Savile Row is of course the home of illustrious tailors Gieves & Hawks. I happened to be invited to the recently refurbished shop and preview of the Autumn/Winter…

Read More A New Look To No 1 Savile Row

If there’s one thing that Tokyo does better than any other city in the world it is the shopping experience. New York, London and Paris are all great, but nowhere…

Read More Menswear Shopping In Tokyo

The weather here in London has been nothing short of glorious, and for the first time since Christmas 2010 I’ve managed to get a week off from all my various…

Read More Archer Adams: Revisited

There are few items of jewellery that a man can get away with wearing in the workplace. A watch, a pair of cufflinks, a belt and a wedding ring are…

Read More The Return of The Tie Clip

Credit: Pete Souza It is said there are two types of men; those who look forward to dress-down-Friday, and those who dread dress-down-Friday. The former encapsulates all the slovenly, tie-off-as-soon-as-I-leave-the-office,…

Read More The Dress-Down Friday