The many sides of buying more ethical clothing

December 5th 2017

One of the fundamental aims of Permanent Style has always been to show the value and enjoy of investing in better clothing. Quality menswear not only often looks better with age, but can be better value than cheaper alternatives, if kept for a long ...

The many sides of buying more ethical clothing

One of the fundamental aims of Permanent Style has always been to show the value and enjoy of investing in better clothing. Quality menswear not only often looks better with age, but can be better value than cheaper alt...

December 5th 2017

Book signing at the Opening of LeatherFoot, Toronto

April 11th 2016

When I fantasise about running my own shop, stocked with the greatest menswear money can buy, it normally involves having the finest tailor and the finest shoemaker on site, beavering away just for me. I discovered last week that Ideyi of the sho...

Book signing at the Opening of LeatherFoot, Toronto

   When I fantasise about running my own shop, stocked with the greatest menswear money can buy, it normally involves having the finest tailor and the finest shoemaker on site, beavering away just for me.  I discovere...

Shoes - April 11th 2016

Eggert – Icelandic fur

January 6th 2014

I have never been a big fan of fur. Not for any ethical reason, but simply because I have rarely found pieces that are subtle enough to appeal to me. The lambskin coat above, before you raise a quizzical eyebrow, does not count as subtle either. But ...

Eggert – Icelandic fur

I have never been a big fan of fur. Not for any ethical reason, but simply because I have rarely found pieces that are subtle enough to appeal to me. The lambskin coat above, before you raise a quizzical eyebrow, does no...

Casual jackets - HatsJanuary 6th 2014

Men’s hats for winter

January 3rd 2014

A reader recently asked me what hat I wear during the winter. It breaks down into three options: The trilby A ‘proper hat’, as many people seem to refer to it, a trilby or fedora is the default option with tailoring. I have worn Christy&r...

Men’s hats for winter

A reader recently asked me what hat I wear during the winter. It breaks down into three options: The trilby A ‘proper hat’, as many people seem to refer to it, a trilby or fedora is the default option with tailoring....

HatsJanuary 3rd 2014