Author: Winston Chesterfield

“That’s a silly suit!” a client exclaimed to me recently, observing a long-haired rake, reclining languorously in a chair in a light grey suit with a thick white window check.…

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I recently read some clickbait nonsense on Buzzfeed. It was so provocatively titled that it reminded me of those appalling articles that are consistently recycled in women’s magazines, promising the…

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Winter sports are without doubt the most glamorous thing about the colder months. When your nose is running, and your pasty, dry skin is occasionally coloured beet red by a…

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It’s fair to say that shirts are an addiction of mine. Some sartorialists choose footwear as their vice, others nearly bankrupt themselves through repeated visits to Savile Row. I have…

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There’s more to Asian tailoring than Hong Kong and Hong Bang. Ravi’s Tailors might not be the most famous ‘distance’ tailors available online but they are certainly one of the…

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“Have you got any ressies?” someone asked me recently. “Ressies?” I winced. “Yea, you know resolutions. New Year’s. I’ve got a few. Need to go to the gym I joined…

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I have long needed a new briefcase. My old, tanned leather case “Brian” (so named because of my incorrigible fetish for alliteration) had put in a good shift, but long…

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Hold onto your hats; party season is here once again. Between the middle of December and the first birdsong of the New Year, the world turns into an alcoholic, tinsel-and-firework…

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They say that necessity is the mother of invention. However, in the modern age I find that the opposite is often true. There are so many products that create problems…

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I’m a big fan of the iPhone. (And no, Apple haven’t sponsored this post.) It’s so pretty. So well formed. So smooth. So useful. So reassuringly solid. I am not,…

Read More Why I Won’t Suit The New iPhone