Vittorio Salino tweed jacket: Review

April 15th 2024

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Vittorio Salino tweed jacket: Review

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Including the material...

JacketsApril 15th 2024

Double brown: Just a touch less subtle

November 7th 2022

I think there's a useful variable in considerations of how we dress that we haven't talked about explicitly before: how subtle or showy clothes are. I might write a longer piece on it at some point, but I think it's essentially a spectrum from the v...

Double brown: Just a touch less subtle

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If it's an outfit like this, where they're virtually the same, I don't think it matters which way round they are. But as I say in the article, this isn't a normal tonal outfit - you'd normally want more contrast...

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Should your belt match your shoes? (Or bag)

September 21st 2018

This question might seem like an easy one, but I do get a lot of comments and emails about it, so I thought I’d lay it out in a post. No, in short, a leather belt and leather shoes do not have to match. But they should be closely related. So a...

Should your belt match your shoes? (Or bag)

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I know what you mean Markus. I actually tend to wear 1-inch ones with jeans and chinos too, because I like the look, but I can definitely see an argument there that something wider is a good partner to them as well (but ...

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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...

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