Black tie for New Year’s Eve

December 31st 2014

Dress way the hell up, as our American cousins might say. New Year’s Eve is a special event, and it deserves a special effort where our clothes are concerned. That doesn’t have to be black tie, as above, bu...

Black tie for New Year’s Eve

Dress way the hell up, as our American cousins might say. New Year’s Eve is a special event, and it deserves a special effort where our clothes are concerned. That doesn’t have to be black tie, as above, bu...

Black tie - StyleDecember 31st 2014

A (Christmas) word from our sponsors

November 18th 2013

One of the nice things about having nice advertisers is the range of Christmas shopping ideas they present. Here are my favourites. Among the best additions to the collection at Drake’s are the untipped cashmeres i...

A (Christmas) word from our sponsors

One of the nice things about having nice advertisers is the range of Christmas shopping ideas they present. Here are my favourites. Among the best additions to the collection at Drake’s are the untipped cashmeres i...

Accessories - BagsNovember 18th 2013

The Dutch auction at Le Noeud Papillon

August 12th 2013

Despite years of buying bespoke clothing, and therefore steadily fewer if more expensive clothes, I have never lost a taste for the retail fix. There’s nothing like the thrill of making an ever-so-slightly irrespon...

The Dutch auction at Le Noeud Papillon

Despite years of buying bespoke clothing, and therefore steadily fewer if more expensive clothes, I have never lost a taste for the retail fix. There’s nothing like the thrill of making an ever-so-slightly irrespon...

August 12th 2013

Sean O’Flynn bespoke dress shirt

March 14th 2013

At the end of last year I completed a project with Sean O’Flynn to cut a traditional dress shirt, with voile back, Marcella front and detachable stiff collar. Some readers may remember they have already seen this s...

Sean O’Flynn bespoke dress shirt

At the end of last year I completed a project with Sean O’Flynn to cut a traditional dress shirt, with voile back, Marcella front and detachable stiff collar. Some readers may remember they have already seen this s...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesMarch 14th 2013

Reader question: How to wear a bow tie

February 14th 2013

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Reader question: How to wear a bow tie

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Shirts and ties - StyleFebruary 14th 2013

Como silk museum and Le Noued Papillon

October 1st 2012

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Como silk museum and Le Noued Papillon

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Cloth - Shirts and tiesOctober 1st 2012