Coats, gloves, shirts and jeans: Reflections on bes...

January 7th 2015

Last year a reader commented – quite rightly – that there is a tendency here to cover freshly received suits/shirts/shoes, but not follow up on them later, when they have bedded in. He was right also to sa...

Coats, gloves, shirts and jeans: Reflections on bes...

Last year a reader commented – quite rightly – that there is a tendency here to cover freshly received suits/shirts/shoes, but not follow up on them later, when they have bedded in. He was right also to sa...

Accessories - Casual wearJanuary 7th 2015

Bespoke safari jacket – part 1

August 18th 2014

This safari jacket, made by London shirtmakers Budd, was born out of a desire for a soft, unstructured layer I could wear over a shirt or T-shirt in the summer. Often such things are referred to as shirt-jackets. They ...

Bespoke safari jacket – part 1

This safari jacket, made by London shirtmakers Budd, was born out of a desire for a soft, unstructured layer I could wear over a shirt or T-shirt in the summer. Often such things are referred to as shirt-jackets. They ...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesAugust 18th 2014

Budd bespoke safari jacket

July 31st 2014

My l atest column for How to Spent It is on a safari jacket made recently with Budd. An interesting project, there will be more about it on Permanent Style next month. In the meantime you can read about the background...

Budd bespoke safari jacket

My l atest column for How to Spent It is on a safari jacket made recently with Budd. An interesting project, there will be more about it on Permanent Style next month. In the meantime you can read about the background...

Casual jackets - Casual wearJuly 31st 2014

The Merchant Fox

November 10th 2011

Douglas Cordeaux took over the running of weavers Fox Brothers in 2009, along with his friend and Dragon’s Den resident Deborah Meaden. When he moved down to Somerset, despite high expectations, he was blown away b...

The Merchant Fox

Douglas Cordeaux took over the running of weavers Fox Brothers in 2009, along with his friend and Dragon’s Den resident Deborah Meaden. When he moved down to Somerset, despite high expectations, he was blown away b...

Accessories - BagsNovember 10th 2011

Budd: Very traditional shirts

November 3rd 2009

A second piece by Permanent Style from the latest issue of The Rake Budd: Very traditional shirts Budd shirtmakers is for men that really like English tradition. Unostentatious almost to the point of modesty, Budd has be...

Budd: Very traditional shirts

A second piece by Permanent Style from the latest issue of The Rake Budd: Very traditional shirts Budd shirtmakers is for men that really like English tradition. Unostentatious almost to the point of modesty, Budd has be...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesNovember 3rd 2009