Golden Shears: Beautiful details

March 22nd 2011

Every year the Golden Shears throws up some wonderful pieces of tailoring design, and gratifyingly Monday’s show was no exception. The little details are always what stand out. Like the buttons on a detachable cape...

Golden Shears: Beautiful details

Every year the Golden Shears throws up some wonderful pieces of tailoring design, and gratifyingly Monday’s show was no exception. The little details are always what stand out. Like the buttons on a detachable cape...

March 22nd 2011

The search for a sponge and press

December 23rd 2009

Most men destroy their suits by having them dry-cleaned too often. That much is uncontroversial. A high-street dry cleaner will stick your suit in a large drum, soak it with chemicals that spread the dirt around more tha...

The search for a sponge and press

Most men destroy their suits by having them dry-cleaned too often. That much is uncontroversial. A high-street dry cleaner will stick your suit in a large drum, soak it with chemicals that spread the dirt around more tha...

Alterations and maintenance - TailoringDecember 23rd 2009

My 50-year-old black tie

May 25th 2009

I had heard ‘stories’ about treasures found in second-hand shops before. The way it goes, one day the author is browsing through the racks while his girlfriend tries on shoes, and all of a sudden he discovers...

My 50-year-old black tie

I had heard ‘stories’ about treasures found in second-hand shops before. The way it goes, one day the author is browsing through the racks while his girlfriend tries on shoes, and all of a sudden he discovers...

Black tie - TailoringMay 25th 2009