My top 10 books

November 29th 2012

Normal.dotm 0 0 1 564 3217 EMII 26 6 3950 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false Below is a list of my favourite books on menswear, just in time for Christmas, in rough order. There are some noble exclusions, including Eric Musgrave, Bernard ...

My top 10 books

Normal.dotm 0 0 1 564 3217 EMII 26 6 3950 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false Below is a list of my favourite books on menswear, just in time for Christmas, in rough order. There are some noble exclusions, inc...

StyleNovember 29th 2012

Blue and brown suit combinations

July 18th 2012

Talking to Alan Flusser in New York recently got me thinking about all the old colour combinations he describes in Dressing the Man. And the leaflets he had scattered about the shop expanded on a few of those – in particular, and close to my he...

Blue and brown suit combinations

Talking to Alan Flusser in New York recently got me thinking about all the old colour combinations he describes in Dressing the Man. And the leaflets he had scattered about the shop expanded on a few of those – in part...

Style - SuitsJuly 18th 2012

Review and launch party: Sharp Suits

September 29th 2009

Today is the launch party for Eric Musgrave’s new book, Sharp Suits. It’s being held at Richard James’s premises on Savile Row – the proprietor also lending an introduction to the book. Sharp Suits itself is a very welcome add...

Review and launch party: Sharp Suits

Today is the launch party for Eric Musgrave’s new book, Sharp Suits. It’s being held at Richard James’s premises on Savile Row – the proprietor also lending an introduction to the book. Sharp Suits itself is a ve...

Suits - TailoringSeptember 29th 2009

Are you pretentious or not? Take the test

March 5th 2009

On more than one occasion in the past, I have been accused of being pretentious in the way I dress. Presumably, that means those people think I was pretending to be something I was not. Sometimes, whether accused of it or not, that may be true. After...

Are you pretentious or not? Take the test

On more than one occasion in the past, I have been accused of being pretentious in the way I dress. Presumably, that means those people think I was pretending to be something I was not. Sometimes, whether accused of it o...

StyleMarch 5th 2009