I have been thinking lately about removing the belt loops from some of my bespoke suit trousers.
Seeing the trees for the wood: Connolly and Yard-O-Led on The RakeRead the comments
You mean reception from Hermes? That's always been good - I've know people there for a while and I know a lot of people like Christophe are readers. Being a big company it takes a while to get visits sorted out though. Nice to finally…
Hermes silk printing, Lyon: Factory visitRead the comments
Yes, having greater variation in colour does make a shoe easier to match in that way. Often I find patination is too extreme though, and can make shoes too showy and hard to wear in an outfit. Burnishing is a more subtle and (for me)…
The rules and how to break them 9: Tan shoes with pale trousersRead the comments
Construction and materials are very similar. Last design is much more personal - the biggest difference until recently being that G&G were all slimmer and more aggressive
Artisan of the year 2019: Gaziano & Girling (or, the ideal artisanal journey)Read the comments