Reader profile: Daniel

February 14th 2022

Meet Daniel. A regular at the pop-up shop, and a man who knows more about wine glasses than you’d care to ask. It’s fair to say that Daniel appreciates good clothes, and knows what styles he likes. But he doesn’t obsess about it. ...

Reader profile: Daniel

Meet Daniel. A regular at the pop-up shop, and a man who knows more about wine glasses than you’d care to ask.  It’s fair to say that Daniel appreciates good clothes, and knows what styles he likes. But he doesn’...

Casual clothing - JacketsFebruary 14th 2022

Linen, paisley and velvet interiors: de Le Cuona

January 7th 2022

I recently followed a thread of interest from shirtmaker Emma Willis, to the slow-woven fabric of her dressing gowns, to the company that produces them, de Le Cuona. It was a fairly speculative journey. I had no idea whether anything I discovered at...

Linen, paisley and velvet interiors: de Le Cuona

I recently followed a thread of interest from shirtmaker Emma Willis, to the slow-woven fabric of her dressing gowns, to the company that produces them, de Le Cuona. It was a fairly speculative journey. I had no idea wh...

ClothJanuary 7th 2022

Christmas gift list 2021: Shawls, soap and Swan S...

November 17th 2021

It’s that time of the year again. So, with both apologies and thanks to readers that bemoaned the lack of this list last year, these are just a few of my favourite things... In these lists we try to go beyond menswear into other beautiful, cra...

Christmas gift list 2021: Shawls, soap and Swan S...

It’s that time of the year again. So, with both apologies and thanks to readers that bemoaned the lack of this list last year, these are just a few of my favourite things... In these lists we try to go beyond menswear...

Casual clothing - HatsNovember 17th 2021

Paris, Mr Porter, and Dalcuore visiting London

December 2nd 2015

A round-up of different notices today – three separate posts seems like overkill. First, I had the pleasure of putting together Mr Porter’s lead journal story last week – featuring some of our favourite craftsmen in ...

Paris, Mr Porter, and Dalcuore visiting London

   A round-up of different notices today – three separate posts seems like overkill.  First, I had the pleasure of putting together Mr Porter’s lead journal story last week – featuring some of our fa...

December 2nd 2015

Silk evening shirts at Emma Willis

October 12th 2011

Wing-collar shirts are flimsy things unless made in the detachable, collar-stud traditional manner. When attached to the shirt, the collar is inevitably too low and lacks the stiffness of the starched original. Precious few shirtmakers make a good de...

Silk evening shirts at Emma Willis

Wing-collar shirts are flimsy things unless made in the detachable, collar-stud traditional manner. When attached to the shirt, the collar is inevitably too low and lacks the stiffness of the starched original. Precious ...

ShirtsOctober 12th 2011

Two ways to get shirts altered: T&A, Emma Wi...

August 22nd 2011

I used to wear bigger watches. Chunky, sporty things with chronometer dials and a leather strap. So when my pattern was first cut at Turnbull & Asser the cuffs were set quite wide – though slightly wider on the left than the right, of ...

Two ways to get shirts altered: T&A, Emma Wi...

I used to wear bigger watches. Chunky, sporty things with chronometer dials and a leather strap. So when my pattern was first cut at Turnbull & Asser the cuffs were set quite wide – though slightly wider on the le...

ShirtsAugust 22nd 2011

Whether you suit pink, white or blue

July 7th 2008

Tradition has it that when British men came back from the war they only had two ties they felt they could legitimately wear – that of the military regiment they belonged to and that of the club they were a member of. Both were relatively plain,...

Whether you suit pink, white or blue

Tradition has it that when British men came back from the war they only had two ties they felt they could legitimately wear – that of the military regiment they belonged to and that of the club they were a member of. B...

StyleJuly 7th 2008