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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I've used titanium rimless glasses by Austrian company Silhouette for years and have been very happy with them. The whole glasses, including lenses, weigh only 9 grams. Because they are rimless and so light I forget I'm ...

Glasses and jewelleryAugust 2nd 2019

Cifonelli jacket, D’Avino shirt and others

December 23rd 2013

A reader asked what I was wearing at the dinner of Parisian Gentlemen last week. Fortunately, a profile photo was taken that day at the intellectual property conference I was speaking at – the reason I was in Paris in the first place. In t...

Cifonelli jacket, D’Avino shirt and others

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Here are some more pics of Simon's DB: http://dirnelli.tumblr.com/post/69709009635/simon-crompton-shows-you-how-the-cifonelli-bespoke...

Jackets - ShirtsDecember 23rd 2013

Tortoiseshell and kidskin

December 16th 2013

As someone who has spent too much of the past year redeveloping a website, I take my hat off to Will, who has accomplished a much more fundamental redesign over at A Suitable Wardrobe – melding the blog with the ASW store. One of the hardest th...

Tortoiseshell and kidskin

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Thought I'd replied but must have not come through. My first ones were great in terms of fit, but a tiny bit too long in the thumb, especially given the slight downwards slip when walking. This was rectified as part of t...

Glasses and jewellery - StyleDecember 16th 2013