Year: 2012

When a man doesn’t know me very well but knows, perhaps a little too well, what I write about, he often seeks to bond with me by chorusing my views…

Read More Confidence and Dressing Well

Amazingly, I am not a born and bred city boy. I say amazingly, for there are very few things I love as much as the grand city of London. I…

Read More The Dandy Farmer

“I never see you wearing your monk strap shoes from Nunes Correa anymore…” read a rather sad recent comment on one of my blog posts. I felt a pang. It…

Read More Going Monk

Personal tailoring is, without a doubt, the most magnetic vogue of the past five years. Since the New Dawn of the mid-noughties, the process of ‘getting something made’ has come…

Read More Reiss Made to Measure

It’s difficult not to fall in love with a city like London during the autumn. The leaves that provided sun-dappled splendour in summer now crunch underfoot, scattered across the cobbles…

Read More Autumn Staples

If nothing else, the end to summer was amusing. Traditionally, Britain can always be relied upon to produce the goods when it comes to disappointing weather. And so it was…

Read More All Hail the Chelsea Boot

Volley is an Australian sneaker company born “down under” in 1936 and specializes in canvas and leather sneakers for athletes and those who want to add classic casual footwear to…

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Founded in June 2011, by Kelvin Cheong, Only Brown is an online purveyor of men’s fine leather accessories.  Mr. Cheong distaste for the praise of black accessories led him to…

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