Beige, Paris: The best kind of multi-brand shop

May 6th 2024

A lot of music fans don’t see the point of covers albums. They want the originals, not a bunch of copies. But I’ve always liked them, whether it’s Johnny Cash’s American IV or Rage Against The Machine’s Renegades , beca...

Beige, Paris: The best kind of multi-brand shop

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We can certainly look to at some point, PF. It's hard to cover everyone and we would always focus on the ones we liked the style of particularly, but a round-up article or similar on great independent shops in Europe mig...

Bags - Casual clothingMay 6th 2024

Reader profile: Niyi

April 26th 2024

By André Larnyoh I’ve known Niyi for three or four years and he’s always someone I’ve learnt from. His style is eclectic: classic menswear brands alongside contemporary fashion, bursts of colour with subdued tones. Yet someh...

Reader profile: Niyi

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A great example of someone not trying to be anything other than himself...and maybe that's the point of everything....

Coats - KnitwearApril 26th 2024

A. Marchesan, Stockholm: Curated Period Menswear

April 8th 2024

By Manish Puri There’s not exactly a shortage of quality secondhand and vintage stores in Stockholm. Take a stroll along Hornsgatan for example - a busy road running through the Södermalm neighbourhood - and within just a few hundred metr...

A. Marchesan, Stockholm: Curated Period Menswear

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Hi Manish, I realize that I’m late to the party with this comment, but thank you for this wonderful article! I will follow A. Marchesan’s Instagram page and eagerly await their website launch. I’ve had great luck f...

Coats - HatsApril 8th 2024

Yuketen, Crescent Down Works, Big Rock Candy Moun...

March 25th 2024

Last week I wrote about visiting the Paris trade shows for the first time, and being able to interview some new brands as a result. Today I’m going to highlight three that we found particularly interesting. The first is Yuketen, the craft-bas...

Yuketen, Crescent Down Works, Big Rock Candy Moun...

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The sizing was pretty true to size. They are quirky, but if you like the style they are really nicely made...

Casual clothing - CoatsMarch 25th 2024

Edward Sexton great coat: Style Breakdown

March 22nd 2024

This great coat from Edward Sexton is probably the most unusual model in this series , which has been looking at the styles of my various bespoke coats, in particular how they are cut and made. Sexton coats tend to have a bit of drama to them anyway,...

Edward Sexton great coat: Style Breakdown

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I think this a really interesting comment - stylistically it does look closer to something by Paul Harnden or Elena Dawson, so I wonder if this might be an area worth exploring. I'm not suggestion Simon go full-on Carol ...

CoatsMarch 22nd 2024

B&Tailor double-breasted overcoat: Review

March 6th 2024

We covered the Korean outfit B&Tailor in some detail here at the beginning of the month. For details on them, their history and their style, please read that article. It might seem a little odd splitting things up like this, but I find it m...

B&Tailor double-breasted overcoat: Review

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Hey Iqbal - see my comment on gloves on your other question on the gloves post. The look you outline could definitely work, but I'd want the coat to be not too formal in cut or make. Also navy better than charcoal probab...

CoatsMarch 6th 2024

The Eddie Bauer ‘Skyliner’ and how to find one

February 26th 2024

With the growth of interest in outdoor clothing in recent years, there has been a predictable dive into the history of companies that produced it, of which one of the most prominent was Eddie Bauer. One reason I find this exploration interesting is...

The Eddie Bauer ‘Skyliner’ and how to find one

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Thanks Marc. I would say yes were it not for the fact I'd already found a medium on eBay......

Casual clothing - CoatsFebruary 26th 2024

Cifonelli cashmere overcoat: Style Breakdown

February 21st 2024

  This cashmere coat from Cifonelli, which I’ve had now for nine years , is similar in many ways to the two coats we’ve covered previously in this series – from Ciardi and from Liverano . There are some technical di...

Cifonelli cashmere overcoat: Style Breakdown

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I'm bored and apparently looking at overcoats in July for no good reason - but I see I didn't comment on this post initially so I must rectify that. I love this coat for you - the original article may have been the one t...

CoatsFebruary 21st 2024

Liverano ulster coat: Style Breakdown

February 7th 2024

  This coat from Liverano & Liverano in Florence has had a bit of an after life, being imitated in this tweed a fair bit, as well as spurring some to have the same coat from Liverano (despite the high cost). It remains one of my abs...

Liverano ulster coat: Style Breakdown

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It is more limiting, yes. I'd go for a smarter material if you were often going to wear it with smart suits like that...

CoatsFebruary 7th 2024

Sartoria Ciardi ulster coat: Style Breakdown

January 15th 2024

  This ulster-style overcoat was made for me by Sartoria Ciardi , the Neapolitan tailor, in 2020. Although I’ve had a few pieces of tailoring from Ciardi in the past five years, this is my only coat from them. It has proved to be one ...

Sartoria Ciardi ulster coat: Style Breakdown

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It's at waist level, straight...

CoatsJanuary 15th 2024

The Overcoats Style Breakdown series: Introduction 

January 12th 2024

  Next week we’ll begin a series of articles that breaks down the style of my bespoke coats, building on the popular 2018 series that looked at suits and jackets. That turned into a book, Bespoke Style , which was a great illustration...

The Overcoats Style Breakdown series: Introduction 

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Great, thank you Ian...

CoatsJanuary 12th 2024

The jacket-as-coat: Seiji’s commission from Tailo...

December 29th 2023

When the shoemaker Seiji McCarthy came to New York recently to take part in our pop-up, he brought with him a recent commission from Tailor Caid, the Japanese bespoke tailor run by Yuhei Yamamoto. Yamamoto is a big enthusiast for mid-century America...

The jacket-as-coat: Seiji’s commission from Tailo...

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Oh good. It helps that I'm usually speaking from experience!...

Coats - JacketsDecember 29th 2023

Seoul: A menswear shopping guide

December 13th 2023

  Earlier this month I visited Seoul, to see some of the tailors I had been intrigued by but mostly seen from afar, and to visit some of the shops and brands. My impression was of a dynamic city – new development, new retail, every sho...

Seoul: A menswear shopping guide

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I think that would be good with khaki, no worries there. I do think it would be a bit more casual and workwear-like than the Drake's, but hard to say for certain having not seen it in person...

Bags - Belts and walletsDecember 13th 2023

Reader profile: Sebastian

November 24th 2023

Sebastian has an interesting story - a clothing story with distinct phases. He’s a long-term reader (just over 10 years) and has worn many different styles, many different brands. But he's another PS reader in essence - always a little similar...

Reader profile: Sebastian

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Saman Amel does. P Johnson for some things...

Coats - JacketsNovember 24th 2023

Introducing: The English Tweed overcoat

November 1st 2023

“Oh, that is cosy.” “It's like being wrapped up in a big tweedy blanket.” “I could fall asleep in the corner like this.” I’ve never done a pop-up where I had the sample of a new release for people to try on,...

Introducing: The English Tweed overcoat

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We will have this new colour, yes David. Not confirmed on anything else...

CoatsNovember 1st 2023

Coherence: What we liked in January, that you can...

October 20th 2023

When I walk around Pitti each season, interviewing makers and researching articles, it can be easy to feel lost in a flood of Italian cashmere and trainers that look like each other. For that reason there are a handful of brands I return to every t...

Coherence: What we liked in January, that you can...

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No, it's just tacked there to make it easier to move...

Coats - JacketsOctober 20th 2023

Introducing: The Rider’s Raincoat

October 4th 2023

About eight months ago we made the decision to discontinue our trench coat in favour of something simpler and subtler. A few conversations with friends had brought up the issue, repeatedly, of not being able to find a really stylish but understated,...

Introducing: The Rider’s Raincoat

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Rubato...

CoatsOctober 4th 2023

Sartoria Seminara and Vittorio Salino: Maintainin...

September 1st 2023

Like most Italian tailors, Sartoria Seminara is hidden away. There is no Savile Row grand entrance, just a name and a buzzer and a short walk up a flight of dark stairs. The effect is all the greater because this entrance is on Via dei Calzaiuoli ,...

Sartoria Seminara and Vittorio Salino: Maintainin...

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I think he is a gentleman who is more comfortable with other people standing center stage....

Coats - SuitsSeptember 1st 2023

Tonal layering with black jeans: Comfy, drapey, easy

March 20th 2023

This outfit I wore last week really tickled me - I think primarily for its combination of T-shirt and tailoring. Working the two together in some way (as in this, perhaps Summer equivalent ) is often an effective way to achieve the ‘casual ch...

Tonal layering with black jeans: Comfy, drapey, easy

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Yes, presuming it's dark enough...

Coats - KnitwearMarch 20th 2023

Ettore de Cesare bespoke navy overcoat

February 24th 2023

This overcoat from Ettore de Cesare in Naples has been featured before, in the style feature a couple of weeks ago talking about silk scarves and shades of navy. However, there have been a few comments recently that readers appreciate articles on n...

Ettore de Cesare bespoke navy overcoat

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Hi, am really interested in this coat. Have looked everywhere and still have no coat. This is really nice and your review of it is great assurance. Thanks, l will be getting mine....

CoatsFebruary 24th 2023

Introducing: The Fielding shearling coat

November 16th 2022

(NB: The Fielding is available to try in a couple of sizes in the PS pop-up, which runs from today until Saturday at 20 Savile Row. Details here.) Cromford Leather on London’s Chiltern Street make the most beautiful leather coats and jackets. ...

Introducing: The Fielding shearling coat

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Thank you Kim. I'd say I'd wear this from about 5 degrees up to 15, depending on other accessories and layering, but it depends how hot or cold you get as well of course...

CoatsNovember 16th 2022

Autumn/Winter picks 2022: J Press, RM Williams, A...

October 31st 2022

L’Impermeabile gilet, at John Simons £435 This lightly waxed gilet, particularly in the pale beige colour, is reminiscent of the Eddie Bauer style that has become popular in recent years. It’s 100% cotton on the outside though, whi...

Autumn/Winter picks 2022: J Press, RM Williams, A...

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It looks OK Jake - a little short perhaps, a little plain, and I guess not the highest quality from J Crew, but probably a decent option. Hard to say much about fabric or shape just from images...

Coats - KnitwearOctober 31st 2022

Sartoria Giuliva and Giuliva Heritage: Inspiratio...

October 3rd 2022

Gerardo Cavaliere is someone whose style I've admired for a while, but rarely had a chance to talk to for more than a few moments at an event. While Milad and I were in Rome recently, therefore, I spent some time with Gerardo and his partner Margar...

Sartoria Giuliva and Giuliva Heritage: Inspiratio...

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Yes, absolutely...

Coats - JacketsOctober 3rd 2022

Introducing: The navy Donegal Coat

September 28th 2022

The cut and contours of this, the PS Donegal Coat, will be familiar to most readers. So I’ll focus on the colour to begin with. This is our navy iteration, and it is primarily a large, 3x3 herringbone weave that alternates between navy and bl...

Introducing: The navy Donegal Coat

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I think that's fairly accurate, yes, though I wouldn't call it purple at all. Yes it's the same one, we just sold all of ours and they have some left....

CoatsSeptember 28th 2022

The olive PS Trench is back

September 21st 2022

Three weeks ago, I received my new olive PS Trench Coat. I did have one years ago, but it was a size 3 and I’m definitely more of a 4. I also prefer the belt system on the new model. Wearing that coat over the past couple of weeks has reminde...

The olive PS Trench is back

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thank you for your feedback Simon....

CoatsSeptember 21st 2022