In the area this week for three chapters in my next book: The Finest Menswear in the World. More tomorrow.
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Nice point - we did look at making it more fitted, but it started to look too much like a shirt fit, and perhaps lose some of the character of the garment, which is to be rather loose
Hand-dyed Mandarin jacket from PrologueRead the comments
There are some differences but they're small. English use a slightly thicker lining in the waistband; their finishing is consistently neat and good, but without lots of tacks or top stitching; and they do tend to cut a little higher in the rise and fuller…
Cifonelli navy suit: Style breakdownRead the comments
I know my odd comment on hopsack sounds...well, odd, but I was thinking about it, and thought that as I already had a hopsack suit, I should probably go with the cavalry gabardine, sorry if it sounded weird in the context of the written conversation!…
Five double-breasted styles comparedRead the comments
This is brilliant and very sound and wise advice indeed. Your comments on shorts, in particular, are so true.
Holiday snaps 2019 (Or, no shorts in the city)Read the comments