Following the post earlier in the week on my finished leather jacket from Gieves, here are a few of the construction and design details.
Photos: Khalil Musa
No, don't crease your jeans! Unless you're going for a very deliberate, old-fashioned and geeky look, pressing a crease is a bad idea. Jeans generally look nicer with tailoring if they have a smaller turn-up or roll, so tend in that direction. There's even an…
The Blackhorse Lane haberdasheryRead the comments
No correlation between gorge and cloth, no. The gorge height is a style point, more akin to the width of a lapel. It varies over time in a similar way, and at the moment is probably trending downwards actually, to lower on the body, after…
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Thanks Ben, that's lovely to hear. Neapolitan is generally the most comfortable, as long as it's not too tight fitting. If you have a little space, that's always going to be the most comfy. English drape is certainly the most comfortable of all the other…
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A little longer, but not much bigger. I haven't seen what they do being that short and tight, but perhaps other customers have asked for things to be closer fitting.
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