Author: <span class="vcard">Winston Chesterfield</span>

“Pip pip” he would say as he skipped out of his Mayfair club ‘Drones’, tipping his fur felt trilby (probably from Bates) at his bemused chums. He would advance into…

“You can only be brought up with taste” a professional acquaintance of mine opined “despite what people think, you can’t buy it and you can’t learn it quickly. It takes…

This is a series of unhappy musings on the unfairness, unpleasantness and unsavoury aspects of menswear. The author is in a tender state when he creates these. Please have sympathy.…

One would think that naming a formal clothing hire company after hardy labourers would be a misstep, but Yardsmen – the newest startup backed by the enfant terribles of Savile…

When it comes to tailoring or ready to wear, Berluti isn’t exactly the first brand that comes to mind. “Shoes, isn’t it?” someone vaguely acquainted with the name correctly guessed.…

I’ll probably get ridiculed for saying this by die-hard classicists, but navy suits are vastly overrated. Don’t get me wrong. I don’t dislike them. I will always feel obliged to…

The Darwin The Darwin man is a serious soul. A ‘transport entrepreneur’ (he sells vintage tricycles to commuters) and a ‘professional mixologist’ (he runs a pop-up bar on the river),…

If there is one constant between all of the online tailoring houses I have reviewed, it is that none of them have failed to impress me with the internationality of…