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Floris bespoke perfume

February 1st 2016

Floris, the storied London perfumers, recently invited me to try their fragrance customisation service. And I have to say it was one of the most pleasurable bespoke experiences I’ve ever had, rivalled only by my first...

Floris bespoke perfume

Floris, the storied London perfumers, recently invited me to try their fragrance customisation service. And I have to say it was one of the most pleasurable bespoke experiences I’ve ever had, rivalled only by my first...

Accessories - OxfordFebruary 1st 2016

Stile Latino grey double-breasted coat

December 30th 2015

For men who - for reasons of economy or laziness - want a coat that will go with everything, this might be the perfect candidate. But that doesn’t necessarily mean I’d recommend it.It was made for me by Stile Latino,...

Stile Latino grey double-breasted coat

For men who - for reasons of economy or laziness - want a coat that will go with everything, this might be the perfect candidate. But that doesn’t necessarily mean I’d recommend it.It was made for me by Stile Latino,...

OvercoatsDecember 30th 2015

Merz b Schwanen loopwheeler knitwear

August 24th 2015

German brand Merz b Schwanen has changed quite a lot since it was taken over Peter Plotnicki (below), having been bought up, moved production and overhauled its product. But thankfully the changes have been in cut and de...

Merz b Schwanen loopwheeler knitwear

German brand Merz b Schwanen has changed quite a lot since it was taken over Peter Plotnicki (below), having been bought up, moved production and overhauled its product. But thankfully the changes have been in cut and de...

Casual wear - KnitwearAugust 24th 2015

Simone Abbarchi shirts, Florence

June 26th 2015

Simone Abbarchi is a Florence-based shirtmaker that has made for my friend Tommaso Capozzoli for a long time. He has always said that they have a very good relationship between price and quality, and he's right. Simone'...

Simone Abbarchi shirts, Florence

Simone Abbarchi is a Florence-based shirtmaker that has made for my friend Tommaso Capozzoli for a long time. He has always said that they have a very good relationship between price and quality, and he's right. Simone'...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesJune 26th 2015

Alice Made This – craft in industrial design

April 13th 2015

Here’s an interesting one. How much does our interest in crafts, usually worked on a small scale, by hand, extend to similarly elaborate industrial processes?The techniques, such as precision-turned metal or electropl...

Alice Made This – craft in industrial design

Here’s an interesting one. How much does our interest in crafts, usually worked on a small scale, by hand, extend to similarly elaborate industrial processes?The techniques, such as precision-turned metal or electropl...

AccessoriesApril 13th 2015