Well: here is an interesting article from the FT’s How to Spend It. A profile of a new generation of tailors taking classic British elegance into new directions. I love it! And it profiles Douglas Hayward, whose finely made, “loose but fitted”, double breasted jacket … Continue reading Mount Street vs Saville Row?
Just spent the last 20 minutes watching Luca Rubinacci on Instagram, amazing, inspiring and life affirming videos, fun and wisdom! A pilgrimage to Milano is on the cards I think (or at least Mount Street in the first instance!).
Three of my favourite winter staples – all classic British brands. The unimprovable Mackintosh – made with rubberised cotton, invented by Charles Mackintosh in Scotland in 1823. My new favourite brand Peregrine, to be found in stores nationwide, but specifically in Wolf and Badger in … Continue reading A British Winter wardrobe: A Mackintosh, a Peregrine wax cotton jacket and a Douglas Hayward blazer
For a small outlay, the simple nylon travel garment bag I found in TM Lewis for £30 has served me exceptionally well this past year. Weekend trips mean I have somewhere to fold and store a t-shirt and some smart evening wear, a small bag … Continue reading In praise of… travel garment bags (and Armani travel suits!)
Love the surfing bohemian vibe in Biarritz! So relaxed. Custom bikes galore – scramblers, smaller displacement mods, kids on mopeds in shorts and t-shirts with custom shelves to keep their surf boards affixed to the sides, monkey bikes, California inspired resurgence of the classic Suzuki … Continue reading Custom bikes of Biarritz
Starting a new job, one naturally wants to look the part. At a certain age, one can feel they’ve earned the right to certain things and for men a nice watch is key. Holidaying in the South West of France, I came across March LA.B., … Continue reading Wearing a March LA.B: Classic French Elegance and Styling Elan
Just taken a walk around what I think is one of London’s most beautiful buildings – inside and out. Crocket & Jones, Fortnum & Mason and Hermes stores, among many other great brands. Luxury Week, Royal Exchange, 13-18 May 2019