Author: Winston Chesterfield

Spectators are to footwear what bow ties are to neckwear; eye-catching, theatrical, somewhat inappropriate for work and occasionally associated with clowns. That’s a bit harsh. Not to mention hypocritical –…

Read More Sartorial Love/Hate: Spectator Loafers

A short while ago, I conducted an interview with Institchu UK, a subsidiary of Australian tailoring company, Institchu. To review the Institchu product, I decided on a Glen check (or…

Read More Instichu Review

I’ve never been one for sartorial dogma for the sake of it. I particularly find it cereal-spittingly funny when sartorialists debate with each other the merits of colour combinations, the…

Read More Feeling Black & Blue

“Bow ties never fail to impress” writes a pouting blonde of 25; “I love the first picture!! So dapper!” a brunette of 30 gushes excitedly. And then a 23 year…

Read More Sartorial Tinderness

1. What is the InStitchu UK story and what are you seeking to achieve in tailoring? InStitchu UK was born out of necessity after my business partner and I were…

Read More InStitchu UK Interview

Pitti Uomo is one of the most salivating experiences for internet-trawling fashionistas and the sartorially savvy. I won’t insult the intelligence of readers by explaining, for the 96th time, exactly…

Read More Pitti Style Icon: Mr Raro

Of all the notions to make the young man-about-town shiver in fear, there’s nothing quite as soup-stained, floral-carpeted and suffocatingly musty as fuddy duddyness. A sleek young chap in his…

Read More Unfuddying the DB Jacket

A short while ago, I conducted an interview with Andreu Fernandez, of the internet tailor Tailor4Less. Bearing in mind how important reviews are for readers, I decided to take the…

Read More Tailor4Less Review

“I’m soon to go sales shopping in London. However, I’m pretty new to things sartorial and I have no idea what I’m meant to look for, particularly which shops are…

Read More Sales Shopping Shortlist