The corduroy suit

September 9th 2016

I have a friend who wears what he calls ‘knockabout’ suits. How exactly he knocks about in them I don’t know, but the meaning is clear: these are casual suits, that don’t belong in a formal environment like an office. Most no...

The corduroy suit

I have a friend who wears what he calls ‘knockabout’ suits. How exactly he knocks about in them I don’t know, but the meaning is clear: these are casual suits, that don’t belong in a formal environment like an o...

Casual jackets - ClothSeptember 9th 2016

Video: Quality and craft, an interview at LeatherFo...

April 26th 2016

Here is the interview produced during my recent visit to the Leatherfoot Emporium in Toronto, as part of their grand opening. Some interesting questions about quality and craft, and you get a bit of a sense of the work of Signor Francesco̵...

Video: Quality and craft, an interview at LeatherFo...

  Here is the interview produced during my recent visit to the Leatherfoot Emporium in Toronto, as part of their grand opening.  Some interesting questions about quality and craft, and you get a bit of a sense of the w...

April 26th 2016

Book signing at the Opening of LeatherFoot, Toronto

April 11th 2016

When I fantasise about running my own shop, stocked with the greatest menswear money can buy, it normally involves having the finest tailor and the finest shoemaker on site, beavering away just for me. I discovered last week that Ideyi of the sho...

Book signing at the Opening of LeatherFoot, Toronto

   When I fantasise about running my own shop, stocked with the greatest menswear money can buy, it normally involves having the finest tailor and the finest shoemaker on site, beavering away just for me.  I discovere...

Shoes - April 11th 2016