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

“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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

“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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…