How to buy a quality tie

June 12th 2013

A quality tie has greater lustre, greater life and, perhaps, lends its wearer a greater sense of authority. But it’s not as easy as just spending more money. It is easy to analyse though. Made of silk, wrapped around some kind of lining and ...

How to buy a quality tie

   A quality tie has greater lustre, greater life and, perhaps, lends its wearer a greater sense of authority. But it’s not as easy as just spending more money. It is easy to analyse though. Made of silk, wrapped aro...

TiesJune 12th 2013

Vintage silk weaving at Penrose

January 5th 2011

The decorative instinct of Mitchell Jacobs, one half of the team behind accessories brand Penrose, is something I’ve written about briefly before. But I had a chance recently to delve further into the craft behind the weaving and finishing of M...

Vintage silk weaving at Penrose

The decorative instinct of Mitchell Jacobs, one half of the team behind accessories brand Penrose, is something I’ve written about briefly before. But I had a chance recently to delve further into the craft behind the ...

Hanks and scarvesJanuary 5th 2011

Penrose: Oh, the colour

June 30th 2010

Every season, accessories brand Penrose rents a showroom next to Liberty on Great Marlborough Street to show off its new collection. Walk in there, and you get an invigorating shock to the senses. So much fresh, vibrant colour in that clean, white sp...

Penrose: Oh, the colour

Every season, accessories brand Penrose rents a showroom next to Liberty on Great Marlborough Street to show off its new collection. Walk in there, and you get an invigorating shock to the senses. So much fresh, vibrant ...

Hanks and scarvesJune 30th 2010

Matching purple with Michael Whitby-Grubb

September 19th 2009

Some serious colour matching going on here, and whatever your tastes with the shoes and scarf, mid-grey does look great with purple. The gentleman pictured here and captured last week by our roving photographer is Michael Whitby-Grubb, who is launchi...

Matching purple with Michael Whitby-Grubb

Some serious colour matching going on here, and whatever your tastes with the shoes and scarf, mid-grey does look great with purple. The gentleman pictured here and captured last week by our roving photographer is Michae...

Hanks and scarves - StyleSeptember 19th 2009