The Finest Menswear in the World

July 17th 2015

Finally, wonderfully, the book on luxury craft I began writing three years ago is coming out: The Finest Menswear in the World. – You can buy your own personalised copy of The Finest Menswear in the World in the...

The Finest Menswear in the World

Finally, wonderfully, the book on luxury craft I began writing three years ago is coming out: The Finest Menswear in the World. – You can buy your own personalised copy of The Finest Menswear in the World in the...

July 17th 2015

Dressing for the summer, and the kids

September 2nd 2013

I’ve been on holiday the past two weeks in the south of France; apologies for the tardiness confirming some comments. For those interested in more casual dress, here is something from last week, with my youngest hi...

Dressing for the summer, and the kids

I’ve been on holiday the past two weeks in the south of France; apologies for the tardiness confirming some comments. For those interested in more casual dress, here is something from last week, with my youngest hi...

Casual wear - GlassesSeptember 2nd 2013

How to dress in hot weather

July 25th 2013

The remarkable heat in London over the past two weeks has led to a few questions from readers as to the best way to stay cool in tailoring. Here are my top five tips. 1 Wear linen Linen is a wonderful cloth: breathable a...

How to dress in hot weather

The remarkable heat in London over the past two weeks has led to a few questions from readers as to the best way to stay cool in tailoring. Here are my top five tips. 1 Wear linen Linen is a wonderful cloth: breathable a...

StyleJuly 25th 2013

How to buy a panama hat

July 12th 2013

A well-made Panama hat is an exquisite creation. Crafted from fine, closely woven straw, it is soft, cool and breathable, yet structured enough to hold an elegant shape. It is simple and supple – the result of o...

How to buy a panama hat

A well-made Panama hat is an exquisite creation. Crafted from fine, closely woven straw, it is soft, cool and breathable, yet structured enough to hold an elegant shape. It is simple and supple – the result of o...

Accessories - HatsJuly 12th 2013

OB Approved recommendations

July 2nd 2013

The latest edition of OB Approved (from Orlebar Brown) includes some personal recommendations from journalists such as myself and Mr Tom Stubbs – both seen in the extract above. Click to enlarge....

OB Approved recommendations

The latest edition of OB Approved (from Orlebar Brown) includes some personal recommendations from journalists such as myself and Mr Tom Stubbs – both seen in the extract above. Click to enlarge....

July 2nd 2013

Final panama hat from Brent Black

April 1st 2013

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Final panama hat from Brent Black

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Accessories - HatsApril 1st 2013

How panama hats are made

August 24th 2012

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How panama hats are made

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Accessories - HatsAugust 24th 2012

Brent Black panama hats

August 17th 2012

I completely understand that the amount of money spent on handmade accessories can seem extravagant. Several people made comments along those lines regarding my Alfred Dunhill glasses case a few months ago. But if you ha...

Brent Black panama hats

I completely understand that the amount of money spent on handmade accessories can seem extravagant. Several people made comments along those lines regarding my Alfred Dunhill glasses case a few months ago. But if you ha...

Accessories - HatsAugust 17th 2012