Milan: A sartorial city guide

September 16th 2015

Milan is the centre of the men’s fashion industry, yet as far as style is concerned, there are surprisingly few shops worth visiting. Via Montenapoleone, Via Della Spiga and the roads that run between them are all pleasant places to stroll. ...

Milan: A sartorial city guide

   Milan is the centre of the men’s fashion industry, yet as far as style is concerned, there are surprisingly few shops worth visiting. Via Montenapoleone, Via Della Spiga and the roads that run between them are al...

September 16th 2015

How to buy quality perfume

July 17th 2013

If men are scared of colour, pattern and real trousers then they are terrified of perfume. If they sometimes turn to fashion brands for reassurance in their clothing, they do so constantly with fragrance. It is much-misunderstood and misused. B...

How to buy quality perfume

  If men are scared of colour, pattern and real trousers then they are terrified of perfume.   If they sometimes turn to fashion brands for reassurance in their clothing, they do so constantly with fragrance. It is mu...

Perfume - StyleJuly 17th 2013

Storing handkerchiefs: Reader question

October 29th 2012

Hello, I’m a new reader of your blog, and I must say I’m enjoying it thoroughly. As I read it, I realised that I had a question I haven’t found a good answer to and it’s been bothering me no end: what is the best ...

Storing handkerchiefs: Reader question

Hello,  I’m a new reader of your blog, and I must say I’m enjoying it thoroughly. As I read it, I realised that I had a question I haven’t found a good answer to and it’s been bothering me no end: wh...

Hanks and scarves - Reader questionsOctober 29th 2012

Sebastian & Jules cufflinks

January 1st 2010

I spend most of my working day sitting at a desk, typing. The comfort of shirts and size of armholes are therefore important. But I also need silent cufflinks. Most of the time I wear French (or double) cuffs on my shirts, so they need to be fastened...

Sebastian & Jules cufflinks

I spend most of my working day sitting at a desk, typing. The comfort of shirts and size of armholes are therefore important. But I also need silent cufflinks. Most of the time I wear French (or double) cuffs on my shirt...

January 1st 2010

A tour around Milan

October 7th 2009

As anyone who has been fortunate enough to visit Milan will tell you, the city is not all fashion. There are several old and new stores worth the visit for those interested in classic menswear. By reputation, the city’s three stand-out establis...

A tour around Milan

As anyone who has been fortunate enough to visit Milan will tell you, the city is not all fashion. There are several old and new stores worth the visit for those interested in classic menswear. By reputation, the city’...

StyleOctober 7th 2009

Get ready. The sales are starting early

June 11th 2009

The worse the economy, the earlier the sales start. Everyone is that bit more desperate to get their hands on your cash. Before anyone else does. It was the same before Christmas and, despite some positive news on the economic front in the UK, it is ...

Get ready. The sales are starting early

The worse the economy, the earlier the sales start. Everyone is that bit more desperate to get their hands on your cash. Before anyone else does. It was the same before Christmas and, despite some positive news on the ec...

June 11th 2009

A new (dashing) tailor discovered

May 15th 2009

Good tailors for adjustments to suits, trousers and shirts are not always easy to find. There is a raft of pretty poor establishments dotted around London, staffed by dressmakers or general tailors with no specific experience of men’s tailoring...

A new (dashing) tailor discovered

Good tailors for adjustments to suits, trousers and shirts are not always easy to find. There is a raft of pretty poor establishments dotted around London, staffed by dressmakers or general tailors with no specific exper...

May 15th 2009

Beautiful hangers. But do you buy hangers?

March 22nd 2009

Hangers from The Hanger Project ( www.hangerproject.com) are nice. Very nice. They are works of art in design and craftsmanship in construction. If I could, all my clothes would hang on these hangers. But that doesn’t mean I’d spend any m...

Beautiful hangers. But do you buy hangers?

Hangers from The Hanger Project ( www.hangerproject.com) are nice. Very nice. They are works of art in design and craftsmanship in construction. If I could, all my clothes would hang on these hangers. But that doesn’t ...

March 22nd 2009