Men's Flair Posts

“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…

Read More Modern Bertie

“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…

Read More Tailoring Fads I’ll Be Avoiding

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.…

Read More Grumbles: Luggage for Suits

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…

Read More Brand Review: Yardsmen

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.…

Read More Berluti: Treading a New Path

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…

Read More Underrated Assets: Suit Texture

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),…

Read More Sartorial Stereotypes: Beards

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…

Read More Indochino Suit Review