Introducing: The New Friday Polo

September 22nd 2023

The Friday Polo was one of the first proper products we ever developed on Permanent Style and has gone through several iterations - spread collar, button-down, lightweight and heavy, short sleeve and long. But in the eight years since it launched, ...

Introducing: The New Friday Polo

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I see, sorry that was hard to make out from the image. I'd stick with a regular collar myself...

September 22nd 2023

Introducing: The striped short-sleeve shirt

July 20th 2022

“A smarter short-sleeved shirt is not something I ever considered before, but I do actually like it.” I have to say I enjoyed the process of launching this shirt last year - i t’s fun to make something that challenges people, pushi...

Introducing: The striped short-sleeve shirt

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Thank you Simon. I will do that....

ShirtsJuly 20th 2022

My glasses: A journey in eyewear

August 2nd 2019

I’ve been short-sighted since I was young, and as a result have always worn glasses. Even when I switched to contact lenses as a teenager, I continued to have glasses as an alternative, both for style and health. Once you start to become inte...

My glasses: A journey in eyewear

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Agreed. So many companies, including Oliver Peoples, were inspired by the Anglo American 406 model....

Glasses and jewelleryAugust 2nd 2019

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

Meyrowitz sunglasses with tailoring; Paying for g...

August 20th 2018

The harder it is to know whether something fits well, or suits you, the more valuable expert advice is. And the more valuable it is to have it in person. (It’s one reason some categories, like accessories, work better online than others, such ...

Meyrowitz sunglasses with tailoring; Paying for g...

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Thanks, good to know. Well I haven't tried them, but I'll keep an eye out. It's also something we should probably try and add to the Guide to Quality...

Glasses and jewelleryAugust 20th 2018

Summer checked jacket – at the Dalcuore Rak...

June 29th 2018

If there’s one thing I have a (very relative) lack of, it’s summer sports jackets - casual pieces for warm days, using the linen/wool/silk mixes the Italians are so good at. So it was nice to have this jacket from Dalcuore made up in tim...

Summer checked jacket – at the Dalcuore Rak...

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I'd say cream to pale beige. Not a bright or strong colour. I don't know on that bunch I'm afraid...

Glasses and jewellery - JacketsJune 29th 2018

The growth of bespoke and customised glasses

September 8th 2017

The following feature was commissioned by an international fashion magazine, but later cancelled. I have reproduced it here as I think it rounds out some of our discussion of bespoke eyewear - bringing in makers like Lindberg and discussing future d...

The growth of bespoke and customised glasses

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Hi, It's a nice read. I've read your blog content , and I can say is that it gives great Knowledge about the "BESPOKE AND CUSTOMISED GLASSES". it"s inspired me a lot. as i m wearing a spec it will help me to go with diff...

Glasses and jewellerySeptember 8th 2017

Accessories for holiday

August 7th 2017

Following my post two weeks ago on what I pack for travel, a reader asked about non-clothing items - electronics, toiletries and so on. So here are a few of my favourite things, which will certainly be going on holiday this summer. 1 Bower &...

Accessories for holiday

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Yes, I think a tote of some sort is the best option. And yes, I'd carry it all day...

Bags - Glasses and jewelleryAugust 7th 2017

The suede blouson for travel

August 10th 2016

Blousons come in many shapes and sizes, but they are united by a short length, fuller body and collar. Blousons work particularly well with higher-waisted tailored trousers, and for that reason make a great casual alternative to a tailored jacket. ...

The suede blouson for travel

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I wouldn't wear it with indigo jeans, no, though most of these might be a little smart for that anyway. I wouldn't wear olive that way either. If that's the look you want, you're better looking at the RRL western options...

Casual clothing - Glasses and jewelleryAugust 10th 2016

EB Meyrowitz: First glasses, and fitting

January 5th 2012

Having been rather taken with both the style and personalised service of EB Meyrowitz (see previous piece here) I decided to have a pair of glasses fitted late last year. The experience speaks of the expertise of Sheel and her sisters, but also of th...

EB Meyrowitz: First glasses, and fitting

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Dear Mr. Patrick, We are very sad to hear of your displeasure. Please let me begin by saying that we are extremely committed to providing the best possible experience for all of our clients and we apologise that we were ...

Glasses and jewelleryJanuary 5th 2012

EB Meyrowitz: Handmade glasses

October 5th 2011

EB Meyrowitz always used to sparkle from across the Royal Arcade, as I sat in Cleverley’s chatting to George or Teemu. The serried rows of horn and acetate frames, all in beautiful brown variations, watched by a little jazz band on top of the c...

EB Meyrowitz: Handmade glasses

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Just a heads up for anyone reading this old article. The Worshipful Little Shop of Spectacles in Netil Market, London Fields do a proper bespoke service. Designed for each customer and handmade in house. I recently got a...

Glasses and jewelleryOctober 5th 2011