Author: <span class="vcard">Andrew Williams</span>

The process of simplifying my wardrobe continues apace. So far I’m rather happy with the result. I have a core wardrobe with items that not only compliment me but one…

Read More Micro Patterned Ties

In England this time of year is Party Conference season. As a newly enlisted member of the lobbying fraternity, for me this means attending all three big conferences -12 days…

Read More Travelling Light

I’m continuing to dither over the choice of my next bespoke suit. I’d thought I’d settled on either a casual weekend check; a modern box cut suit in cotton or…

Read More RAF Blue

I was ascending one of London Underground’s escalators the other day when a chap passed me on the left. He looked smart enough in a well tailored grey suit, until…

Read More Back Pockets

I vaguely remember reading a copy of The Chap magazine once which proclaimed that the straw boater was the hat of the century. This distinction was achieved by virtue of…

Read More If – The Straw Boater

Credit: TheSartorialist Contrast is one of the most effective weapons in a man’s wardrobe arsenal, and I don’t just mean the contrast of colour or texture either. Some of the…

Read More Contrast: M65 Jacket

“IF you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs…” Rudyard Kipling(1895) I recently took a punt on a few items from An Affordable Wardrobe shop. I…

Read More Keeping Your Cool

Long time readers may remember it’s been my ambition to start producing a few clothes under my own label. Every season I struggle to find certain items, but without the…

Read More The Soft Roll Project: Update