Reader profile: Tim

August 10th 2022

Tim owns an antique luggage and travel accessories shop, and spends a lot of his time either in the store or on the road sourcing. His clothes are eminently practical, but they also speak of a love of old things, including all second-hand clothing. ...

Reader profile: Tim

Tim owns an antique luggage and travel accessories shop, and spends a lot of his time either in the store or on the road sourcing. His clothes are eminently practical, but they also speak of a love of old things, includ...

Coats - DenimAugust 10th 2022

Down parka from Nigel Cabourn: How great things age

January 14th 2022

  Over the winter, quite a few readers have asked what I wear for very cold weather. If it’s formal, the answer is a simple variation on the coats we’ve already featured: a heavyweight overcoat like my 30oz from Sartoria Ciardi ...

Down parka from Nigel Cabourn: How great things age

  Over the winter, quite a few readers have asked what I wear for very cold weather.  If it’s formal, the answer is a simple variation on the coats we’ve already featured: a heavyweight overcoat like my 30oz fr...

Casual clothing - CoatsJanuary 14th 2022

Five paradigms of casual clothing: Which do you w...

February 28th 2018

Although casual clothing is far more susceptible to fashions than tailored clothing, it is possible to organize it into certain groups, or paradigms. These groups, such as preppy clothing or workwear, often have their roots in particular parts of th...

Five paradigms of casual clothing: Which do you w...

Although casual clothing is far more susceptible to fashions than tailored clothing, it is possible to organize it into certain groups, or paradigms. These groups, such as preppy clothing or workwear, often have their r...

Casual clothing - DenimFebruary 28th 2018

London: A sartorial city guide

August 12th 2015

I’ve had quite a few requests by readers over the past year for city guides, so this is the first in a series. In London, there are so many options that it makes sense to group some together. Also, if I leave too many out I’ll...

London: A sartorial city guide

   I’ve had quite a few requests by readers over the past year for city guides, so this is the first in a series.  In London, there are so many options that it makes sense to group some together. Also, if I leav...

August 12th 2015

Barbour: The archive

March 16th 2015

Although my opinion of Barbour was much raised by seeing the repairs department last month, the highlight of that trip was the archive. The oldest piece (below) is from 1910 – a simple, knee-length double-breasted coat in yellowy waxed c...

Barbour: The archive

  Although my opinion of Barbour was much raised by seeing the repairs department last month, the highlight of that trip was the archive.  The oldest piece (below) is from 1910 – a simple, knee-length double-brea...

Casual clothingMarch 16th 2015

Davide Taub: Style and the tailor

December 5th 2012

Normal.dotm 0 0 1 789 4502 Euromoney PLC 37 9 5528 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false I love Davide because he opens up a whole world of possibilities in tailoring for me. He regularly works with bespoke raw denim; bespoke leather jackets...

Davide Taub: Style and the tailor

Normal.dotm 0 0 1 789 4502 Euromoney PLC 37 9 5528 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false I love Davide because he opens up a whole world of possibilities in tailoring for me. He regularly works with bespoke raw ...

December 5th 2012