The Button Queen

July 28th 2014

Last week I discovered The Button Queen, on Marylebone Lane in London. It’s hard to believe I’ve never been in before; I don’t think I will ever select buttons for tailoring from anywhere else. The Button Queen has been around sin...

The Button Queen

  Last week I discovered The Button Queen, on Marylebone Lane in London. It’s hard to believe I’ve never been in before; I don’t think I will ever select buttons for tailoring from anywhere else. The Button Queen ...

ClothJuly 28th 2014

How to pick buttons for a suit

June 14th 2013

Simon,

 I am a loyal fan in San Francisco. Your style, commentary and photos are extremely helpful in navigating the bespoke world, and more importantly, developing my style. Question: my tailor is making a navy three-piece suit, single breasted...

How to pick buttons for a suit

Simon,

 I am a loyal fan in San Francisco. Your style, commentary and photos are extremely helpful in navigating the bespoke world, and more importantly, developing my style. Question: my tailor is making a navy th...

SuitsJune 14th 2013

Buttons from Duttons

April 9th 2010

Since I posted a few weeks ago that I had sourced some rather nice mussell-shell buttons from Duttons in York, I’ve had quite a few enquiries about them. A couple of readers asked about international shipping and one or two tailors have ask...

Buttons from Duttons

Since I posted a few weeks ago that I had sourced some rather nice mussell-shell buttons from Duttons in York, I’ve had quite a few enquiries about them. A couple of readers asked about international shipping and o...

April 9th 2010

Buying buttons for bespoke

January 6th 2010

Buttons are a subtle way to add personality to a suit, odd jacket or even overcoat. But it pays to keep them subtle. It’s easy enough to sew on a suit button, though I recommend experimenting with something inexpensive first. Just make sure you...

Buying buttons for bespoke

Buttons are a subtle way to add personality to a suit, odd jacket or even overcoat. But it pays to keep them subtle. It’s easy enough to sew on a suit button, though I recommend experimenting with something inexpensive...

January 6th 2010