Introducing: The Madras linen

March 13th 2020

There is a certain preponderance among men to order bespoke shirts in loud checks. This must be the case, because most patterned materials offered for bespoke are bright and loud. Even though the ones available in a mill’s full collection - o...

Introducing: The Madras linen

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Can someone tell me why this second hand Ralph Lauren madras shirt has DRAWSTRINGS on the inside along each side seam. I've found this identical shirt for sale at a number of aftermarket sights, and none of them show or ...

ShirtsMarch 13th 2020

Earthy, refined colours for summer: Biagio Granat...

July 12th 2019

Today is a lovely day in London (the day I write this, that is, July 3, not the day it’s published). Sunny, a light breeze, a few clouds drifting across the sky. It’s twenty-three degrees celcius. The kind of temperature where you can we...

Earthy, refined colours for summer: Biagio Granat...

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I have mine made with a light fusing, either a moderate spread or a button-down. However, whether the collar stands up or not will be just as much down to the cut of it - how high it is made at the front and back, and th...

Jackets - StyleJuly 12th 2019

Biagio Granata summer jacket: Review

May 6th 2019

Two years ago, young Neapolitan tailor Biagio Granata messaged me to say he was coming to London for the first time, and would like to make me something. I had heard some good things from others, and was interested in trying him and spreading the wo...

Biagio Granata summer jacket: Review

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I wouldn't wear it with jeans, no, the material is too smart...

JacketsMay 6th 2019

Introducing: The lightweight Friday Polo

August 6th 2018

Lovely as our Friday Polos are, they're not really built for Summer. The classic Friday Polo uses a luxurious piqué cotton from Caccioppoli which, while noticeably nicer than other polo cottons, is relatively thick and best suited to the othe...

Introducing: The lightweight Friday Polo

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I can certainly contact him. What is that lightweight cloth called and by what mill, if you know that?...

Shirts - August 6th 2018