A postcard from Harris

November 11th 2011

Up in Harris, or rather Lewis, this week at Breanish Tweed. More next week. Photo: Andy Barnham

A postcard from Harris

Up in Harris, or rather Lewis, this week at Breanish Tweed. More next week. Photo: Andy Barnham...

Factory visitsNovember 11th 2011

Cifonelli – Parisian powerhouse

September 28th 2011

Cifonelli Parisian tailors tend to be located on the first floor of big mansion blocks. Savile Row tailors are more likely to be on the ground floor of a terraced house, with workrooms underneath. Though certainly a generalisation, this is not an emp...

Cifonelli – Parisian powerhouse

Cifonelli Parisian tailors tend to be located on the first floor of big mansion blocks. Savile Row tailors are more likely to be on the ground floor of a terraced house, with workrooms underneath. Though certainly a gene...

September 28th 2011

Final tweed jacket from Cifonelli

March 14th 2011

I’m seriously impressed with this tweed jacket from Cifonelli. The style is nice, with a mix of traditional and original detailing. But having put that together with Lorenzo, it was what I expected. Perhaps more surprising, and certainly more i...

Final tweed jacket from Cifonelli

I’m seriously impressed with this tweed jacket from Cifonelli. The style is nice, with a mix of traditional and original detailing. But having put that together with Lorenzo, it was what I expected. Perhaps more surpri...

JacketsMarch 14th 2011

Tweed jacket from Cifonelli

February 18th 2011

As you might have sensed in a recent post on Parisian tailors Cifonelli, I was rather taken with Lorenzo’s stylistic details. That led to a commission for a Harris tweed jacket including his slash pockets, five-button front up to the throat...

Tweed jacket from Cifonelli

As you might have sensed in a recent post on Parisian tailors Cifonelli, I was rather taken with Lorenzo’s stylistic details. That led to a commission for a Harris tweed jacket including his slash pockets, five-but...

JacketsFebruary 18th 2011

The launch of Gentleman’s Corner

July 14th 2009

I mentioned a few weeks ago that I would soon be announcing an exciting new project. Well, it went live on Friday: Gentleman’s Corner. The site is dedicated to craft in menswear, with much of that looking at shoes but also including suits, ...

The launch of Gentleman’s Corner

I mentioned a few weeks ago that I would soon be announcing an exciting new project. Well, it went live on Friday: Gentleman’s Corner. The site is dedicated to craft in menswear, with much of that looking at shoes ...

July 14th 2009