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Lavabre Cadet glove maker, Paris-Millau

March 16th 2016

It is rare these days that I cover someone for the first time who is genuinely a step above their peers. Yet such is the case with Lavabre Cadet. I had known of the French glove maker for several years, but never met ...

Lavabre Cadet glove maker, Paris-Millau

It is rare these days that I cover someone for the first time who is genuinely a step above their peers. Yet such is the case with Lavabre Cadet. I had known of the French glove maker for several years, but never met ...

Accessories - GlovesMarch 16th 2016

Accessories Symposium: The debate

January 21st 2016

A discussion in front of an audience cannot be long. Particularly when most of them are standing. An hour - max - minus 10 minutes or so for questions. So we had 50 minutes for the talk at our Accessories Symposium, shar...

Accessories Symposium: The debate

A discussion in front of an audience cannot be long. Particularly when most of them are standing. An hour - max - minus 10 minutes or so for questions. So we had 50 minutes for the talk at our Accessories Symposium, shar...

AccessoriesJanuary 21st 2016

Maison Bourgeat – bespoke glasses, Paris

January 4th 2016

*Since this article was written, Maison Bourgeat closed and Guillaume has left. The shop has now re-opened under new management*    Maison Bourgeat is an old French glasses manufacturer that was relaunched last ...

Maison Bourgeat – bespoke glasses, Paris

*Since this article was written, Maison Bourgeat closed and Guillaume has left. The shop has now re-opened under new management*    Maison Bourgeat is an old French glasses manufacturer that was relaunched last ...

GlassesJanuary 4th 2016

Levi’s bespoke jeans – the making

March 26th 2014

This is the second part of this series, looking at the making of bespoke jeans in the Levi's Lot No.1 service. Read about the commissioning, background and pricing here. The process of cutting bespoke jeans is not that ...

Levi’s bespoke jeans – the making

This is the second part of this series, looking at the making of bespoke jeans in the Levi's Lot No.1 service. Read about the commissioning, background and pricing here. The process of cutting bespoke jeans is not that ...

Casual wear - DenimMarch 26th 2014