Ethan Newton’s Tokyo store – Bryceland&...

November 4th 2016

I was quite intrigued to see Ethan Newton’s Bryceland's store in Tokyo when we visited a few weeks ago. In particular, how he is presenting his view on tailoring and how that mixes with the more casual americana s...

Ethan Newton’s Tokyo store – Bryceland&...

I was quite intrigued to see Ethan Newton’s Bryceland's store in Tokyo when we visited a few weeks ago. In particular, how he is presenting his view on tailoring and how that mixes with the more casual americana s...

Bags - Casual jacketsNovember 4th 2016

Brussels craft event

October 30th 2016

At the beginning of December, there will be an event in Brussels bringing together some of the craftsmen that featured in the Permanent Style trunk show last month - Lavabre Cadet and Michel Heurtault - as well as sever...

Brussels craft event

At the beginning of December, there will be an event in Brussels bringing together some of the craftsmen that featured in the Permanent Style trunk show last month - Lavabre Cadet and Michel Heurtault - as well as sever...

Accessories - GlassesOctober 30th 2016

D’Avino in London

September 11th 2016

The exquisite shirtmaker D'Avino (that's the brand name, the man being Fiorenzo Auricchio) is here in London for a rare visit in two weeks. D'Avino makes to the highest level you will see, with handwork absolutely ever...

D’Avino in London

The exquisite shirtmaker D'Avino (that's the brand name, the man being Fiorenzo Auricchio) is here in London for a rare visit in two weeks. D'Avino makes to the highest level you will see, with handwork absolutely ever...

ShirtsSeptember 11th 2016

How to dress pale colours for summer

July 27th 2016

A reader recently commented that the site could do with some more practical pieces about putting clothes together - rather than commissioning them. I am deeply appreciative of such feedback. I do try to keep a balance ...

How to dress pale colours for summer

A reader recently commented that the site could do with some more practical pieces about putting clothes together - rather than commissioning them. I am deeply appreciative of such feedback. I do try to keep a balance ...

Bags - HatsJuly 27th 2016

Combining smart and casual clothing

July 18th 2016

One of the central themes of Permanent Style over the past nine years has been the desire to make tailoring relevant to a new generation. To explore the ways in which the suit or jacket can transition from formal busine...

Combining smart and casual clothing

One of the central themes of Permanent Style over the past nine years has been the desire to make tailoring relevant to a new generation. To explore the ways in which the suit or jacket can transition from formal busine...

Casual wear - HandkerchiefsJuly 18th 2016

Charvet bespoke shirts, Paris

June 13th 2016

There are many reasons to commission a bespoke piece of clothing. I think the decision I made earlier in the year to order a bespoke shirt at Charvet, however, was the first time I have done so out of pure curiosity. I ...

Charvet bespoke shirts, Paris

There are many reasons to commission a bespoke piece of clothing. I think the decision I made earlier in the year to order a bespoke shirt at Charvet, however, was the first time I have done so out of pure curiosity. I ...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesJune 13th 2016

Simone Abbarchi shirt fitting

September 14th 2015

When I brought my shirt from Simone Abbarchi back to him in June (or rather his assistant, Gianluca) we ended up making quite a few changes. This may be a cause for concern, though I will reserve judgment. I had had ...

Simone Abbarchi shirt fitting

When I brought my shirt from Simone Abbarchi back to him in June (or rather his assistant, Gianluca) we ended up making quite a few changes. This may be a cause for concern, though I will reserve judgment. I had had ...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesSeptember 14th 2015

Simone Abbarchi – finished bespoke shirt

July 24th 2015

It’s probably worth saying this once more. These images are merely indicative. They are intended to give a general impression of the shirt (a lovely grey from Simone Abbarchi). They are not intended to be the ba...

Simone Abbarchi – finished bespoke shirt

It’s probably worth saying this once more. These images are merely indicative. They are intended to give a general impression of the shirt (a lovely grey from Simone Abbarchi). They are not intended to be the ba...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesJuly 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 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....

Shirts - Shirts and tiesJune 26th 2015

Siniscalchi bespoke shirts, Milan

May 18th 2015

Siniscalchi is one of the world’s best-known shirtmakers. Based in Milan, it has made for celebrity and royalty alike since it was founded in 1948. It is also, however, bizarrely expensive. We visited Alessandro ...

Siniscalchi bespoke shirts, Milan

Siniscalchi is one of the world’s best-known shirtmakers. Based in Milan, it has made for celebrity and royalty alike since it was founded in 1948. It is also, however, bizarrely expensive. We visited Alessandro ...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesMay 18th 2015

Grey shirts with grey suits, at Milan launch

May 5th 2015

Last week was the official launch of the Permanent Style book, with an event in Milan hosted by Vitale Barberis Canonico and A Caraceni. I was interviewed by the fashion editor of La Repubblica, Simone Marchetti, abou...

Grey shirts with grey suits, at Milan launch

Last week was the official launch of the Permanent Style book, with an event in Milan hosted by Vitale Barberis Canonico and A Caraceni. I was interviewed by the fashion editor of La Repubblica, Simone Marchetti, abou...

Shirts - StyleMay 5th 2015

D’Avino shirts – the zenith of visiting...

March 5th 2015

D’Avino is a small Neapolitan outfit run by cutter Fiorenzo Auricchio (above). He has no website, an abandoned blog, and little used social media. Email is the best contact option. But he visits London regularly,...

D’Avino shirts – the zenith of visiting...

D’Avino is a small Neapolitan outfit run by cutter Fiorenzo Auricchio (above). He has no website, an abandoned blog, and little used social media. Email is the best contact option. But he visits London regularly,...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesMarch 5th 2015

Coats, gloves, shirts and jeans: Reflections on bes...

January 7th 2015

Last year a reader commented – quite rightly – that there is a tendency here to cover freshly received suits/shirts/shoes, but not follow up on them later, when they have bedded in. He was right also to sa...

Coats, gloves, shirts and jeans: Reflections on bes...

Last year a reader commented – quite rightly – that there is a tendency here to cover freshly received suits/shirts/shoes, but not follow up on them later, when they have bedded in. He was right also to sa...

Accessories - Casual wearJanuary 7th 2015

What makes a quality shirt?

August 27th 2014

Dear Simon, I believe that I’ve read every post you’ve written about shirts. Italian, Spanish, British, even the one on Charvet in How To Spend It. I’m always looking for the same thing but still hav...

What makes a quality shirt?

Dear Simon, I believe that I’ve read every post you’ve written about shirts. Italian, Spanish, British, even the one on Charvet in How To Spend It. I’m always looking for the same thing but still hav...

How to - Reader questionsAugust 27th 2014

Bespoke safari jacket – part 1

August 18th 2014

This safari jacket, made by London shirtmakers Budd, was born out of a desire for a soft, unstructured layer I could wear over a shirt or T-shirt in the summer. Often such things are referred to as shirt-jackets. They ...

Bespoke safari jacket – part 1

This safari jacket, made by London shirtmakers Budd, was born out of a desire for a soft, unstructured layer I could wear over a shirt or T-shirt in the summer. Often such things are referred to as shirt-jackets. They ...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesAugust 18th 2014

Budd bespoke safari jacket

July 31st 2014

My l atest column for How to Spent It is on a safari jacket made recently with Budd. An interesting project, there will be more about it on Permanent Style next month. In the meantime you can read about the background...

Budd bespoke safari jacket

My l atest column for How to Spent It is on a safari jacket made recently with Budd. An interesting project, there will be more about it on Permanent Style next month. In the meantime you can read about the background...

Casual jackets - Casual wearJuly 31st 2014

Shirt cuffs and watches

June 16th 2014

A reader recently asked whether he should have his shirt cuffs made bigger – or the sleeves shorter – in order to accommodate a watch. This is relevant to anyone buying a shirt, not just those commissioning...

Shirt cuffs and watches

A reader recently asked whether he should have his shirt cuffs made bigger – or the sleeves shorter – in order to accommodate a watch. This is relevant to anyone buying a shirt, not just those commissioning...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesJune 16th 2014

D’Avino bespoke denim shirt

February 17th 2014

This is the final shirt from Neapolitan maker D’Avino. It is, as I expected, absolutely beautifully made, and a very good fit for the first order. Neapolitan shirtmakers vary both by their price and their prioritie...

D’Avino bespoke denim shirt

This is the final shirt from Neapolitan maker D’Avino. It is, as I expected, absolutely beautifully made, and a very good fit for the first order. Neapolitan shirtmakers vary both by their price and their prioritie...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesFebruary 17th 2014

Salvatore Piccolo – bespoke and RTW shirts

January 17th 2014

Salvatore Piccolo is best known as a Neapolitan shirt brand – his shirts and accessories are stocked in a few leading stores, including Trunk in London and United Arrows in Tokyo. But he started as a bespoke shirtm...

Salvatore Piccolo – bespoke and RTW shirts

Salvatore Piccolo is best known as a Neapolitan shirt brand – his shirts and accessories are stocked in a few leading stores, including Trunk in London and United Arrows in Tokyo. But he started as a bespoke shirtm...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesJanuary 17th 2014

The perfect white shirt, and dress shirt variations

December 24th 2013

This past weekend I had two articles published that readers might appreciate. In How to Spend It, the latest installment of my ‘Inside Track’ column looked at the cloth development process at Charvet, with an...

The perfect white shirt, and dress shirt variations

This past weekend I had two articles published that readers might appreciate. In How to Spend It, the latest installment of my ‘Inside Track’ column looked at the cloth development process at Charvet, with an...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesDecember 24th 2013

Cifonelli jacket, D’Avino shirt and others

December 23rd 2013

A reader asked what I was wearing at the dinner of Parisian Gentlemen last week. Fortunately, a profile photo was taken that day at the intellectual property conference I was speaking at – the reason I was in Paris...

Cifonelli jacket, D’Avino shirt and others

A reader asked what I was wearing at the dinner of Parisian Gentlemen last week. Fortunately, a profile photo was taken that day at the intellectual property conference I was speaking at – the reason I was in Paris...

Jackets - ShirtsDecember 23rd 2013

D’Avino shirts, Naples

December 4th 2013

One of the new makers I met in Naples last month was D’Avino, a small shirtmaker run by Fiorenzo Auricchio (above). Fiorenzo trained as a boy under his father, who worked for Gino Borelli – so a pretty decent...

D’Avino shirts, Naples

One of the new makers I met in Naples last month was D’Avino, a small shirtmaker run by Fiorenzo Auricchio (above). Fiorenzo trained as a boy under his father, who worked for Gino Borelli – so a pretty decent...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesDecember 4th 2013

How a shirt should fit

July 1st 2013

Learning how a shirt should fit you can take surprisingly long – as most fans of bespoke try far fewer shirtmakers than they do tailors. Once learned, however, the lessons are fairly simple. They are becoming parti...

How a shirt should fit

Learning how a shirt should fit you can take surprisingly long – as most fans of bespoke try far fewer shirtmakers than they do tailors. Once learned, however, the lessons are fairly simple. They are becoming parti...

Shirts - July 1st 2013

Sean O’Flynn bespoke dress shirt

March 14th 2013

At the end of last year I completed a project with Sean O’Flynn to cut a traditional dress shirt, with voile back, Marcella front and detachable stiff collar. Some readers may remember they have already seen this s...

Sean O’Flynn bespoke dress shirt

At the end of last year I completed a project with Sean O’Flynn to cut a traditional dress shirt, with voile back, Marcella front and detachable stiff collar. Some readers may remember they have already seen this s...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesMarch 14th 2013

What are your priorities with shirts?

February 22nd 2013

It seems like everyone has found the three reviews this week very interesting. If you don’t mind, I’d also like to hear what you think about three things: The value of aesthetic hand stitching (buttonholes or...

What are your priorities with shirts?

It seems like everyone has found the three reviews this week very interesting. If you don’t mind, I’d also like to hear what you think about three things: The value of aesthetic hand stitching (buttonholes or...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesFebruary 22nd 2013

Segun Adelaja: made-to-measure shirt review

February 21st 2013

The third in this series on bespoke shirts, this post looks at the made-to-measure service offered by Segun Adelaja, who owns a boutique in the Prince’s Arcade. It is obviously not a direct comparison to either Bur...

Segun Adelaja: made-to-measure shirt review

The third in this series on bespoke shirts, this post looks at the made-to-measure service offered by Segun Adelaja, who owns a boutique in the Prince’s Arcade. It is obviously not a direct comparison to either Bur...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesFebruary 21st 2013

Satriano Cinque: Bespoke shirt review

February 20th 2013

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Satriano Cinque: Bespoke shirt review

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Shirts - Shirts and tiesFebruary 20th 2013

Burgos of Madrid: Bespoke shirt review

February 19th 2013

This bespoke shirt was made for me at the end of last year by Burgos in Madrid. Burgos is one of the oldest and most famous shirtmakers in Spain, and one of very few still making by hand and using old-fashioned technique...

Burgos of Madrid: Bespoke shirt review

This bespoke shirt was made for me at the end of last year by Burgos in Madrid. Burgos is one of the oldest and most famous shirtmakers in Spain, and one of very few still making by hand and using old-fashioned technique...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesFebruary 19th 2013

Blue shirts: Burgos, Satriano Cinque, Segun Adelaja

February 18th 2013

This week is blue-shirt week. Over the next three days I will post about three blue shirts made for me in recent months, by three different makers. Hopefully running the three together will make for some interesting comp...

Blue shirts: Burgos, Satriano Cinque, Segun Adelaja

This week is blue-shirt week. Over the next three days I will post about three blue shirts made for me in recent months, by three different makers. Hopefully running the three together will make for some interesting comp...

Shirts - February 18th 2013

Emanuele Maffeis shirts

January 18th 2013

This is the first in a series of posts about producers I met in Pitti and Florence more generally. Maffeis is part of a family of companies around Bergamo, in northern Italy. Another is Bresciani socks, which of cour...

Emanuele Maffeis shirts

This is the first in a series of posts about producers I met in Pitti and Florence more generally. Maffeis is part of a family of companies around Bergamo, in northern Italy. Another is Bresciani socks, which of cour...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesJanuary 18th 2013

Satriano Cinque: bespoke shirt, Naples

October 23rd 2012

In Naples last week, I was able to have a fitting on the shirt I ordered from Satriano Cinque earlier in the year. As neither Luca nor Gabriella travel to London, this was the only opportunity to get a fitting done ̵...

Satriano Cinque: bespoke shirt, Naples

In Naples last week, I was able to have a fitting on the shirt I ordered from Satriano Cinque earlier in the year. As neither Luca nor Gabriella travel to London, this was the only opportunity to get a fitting done ̵...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesOctober 23rd 2012

Burgos shirts, Madrid

October 8th 2012

Last week I was in Madrid to speak at a style forum organised by El Aristocrata and visited several of the tailors and shirt makers, including the wonderful Burgos. Carmen from Burgos is actually in New York this week, t...

Burgos shirts, Madrid

Last week I was in Madrid to speak at a style forum organised by El Aristocrata and visited several of the tailors and shirt makers, including the wonderful Burgos. Carmen from Burgos is actually in New York this week, t...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesOctober 8th 2012

Pettegola shirts

July 16th 2012

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Pettegola shirts

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Shirts - Shirts and tiesJuly 16th 2012

Get your shirts altered – Turnbull & Asser

June 8th 2012

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Get your shirts altered – Turnbull & Asser

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Shirts - Shirts and tiesJune 8th 2012

Chambray shirts: the best twist on classic dress

May 7th 2012

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Chambray shirts: the best twist on classic dress

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Shirts - Shirts and tiesMay 7th 2012

Combining pattern and colour in shirts and ties

April 23rd 2012

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Combining pattern and colour in shirts and ties

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Shirts - Shirts and tiesApril 23rd 2012

Kiton master shirtmaker: Sebastiano Borelli

January 14th 2012

This is Seb. Sebastiano really, but Seb to us. Because we’re just that fond of him. Sebastiano is head of shirtmaking at Kiton, overseeing the 40+ team of cutters and sewers that makes all of Kiton’s shirts i...

Kiton master shirtmaker: Sebastiano Borelli

This is Seb. Sebastiano really, but Seb to us. Because we’re just that fond of him. Sebastiano is head of shirtmaking at Kiton, overseeing the 40+ team of cutters and sewers that makes all of Kiton’s shirts i...

Shirts - January 14th 2012

Bespoke shirts at Turnbull & Asser, City branch

October 17th 2011

I’ve always felt myself very fortunate to have my tailor within walking distance. Few men today, particularly in the US, have that privilege. But my shirtmaker was always a tube ride away; until now. A few weeks ag...

Bespoke shirts at Turnbull & Asser, City branch

I’ve always felt myself very fortunate to have my tailor within walking distance. Few men today, particularly in the US, have that privilege. But my shirtmaker was always a tube ride away; until now. A few weeks ag...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesOctober 17th 2011

Silk evening shirts at Emma Willis

October 12th 2011

Wing-collar shirts are flimsy things unless made in the detachable, collar-stud traditional manner. When attached to the shirt, the collar is inevitably too low and lacks the stiffness of the starched original. Precious ...

Silk evening shirts at Emma Willis

Wing-collar shirts are flimsy things unless made in the detachable, collar-stud traditional manner. When attached to the shirt, the collar is inevitably too low and lacks the stiffness of the starched original. Precious ...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesOctober 12th 2011

Suit, Shirt, Tie 1: Pink and green

August 24th 2011

One of my favourite colour combinations is pink and green. The pink here is pale, too pale perhaps to be portrayed accurately in the photo, but it provides a subtle field of colour for green to play on. The green tie, fr...

Suit, Shirt, Tie 1: Pink and green

One of my favourite colour combinations is pink and green. The pink here is pale, too pale perhaps to be portrayed accurately in the photo, but it provides a subtle field of colour for green to play on. The green tie, fr...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesAugust 24th 2011

Two ways to get shirts altered: T&A, Emma Willis

August 22nd 2011

I used to wear bigger watches. Chunky, sporty things with chronometer dials and a leather strap. So when my pattern was first cut at Turnbull & Asser the cuffs were set quite wide – though slightly wider on th...

Two ways to get shirts altered: T&A, Emma Willis

I used to wear bigger watches. Chunky, sporty things with chronometer dials and a leather strap. So when my pattern was first cut at Turnbull & Asser the cuffs were set quite wide – though slightly wider on th...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesAugust 22nd 2011

Five tips on shirts

August 15th 2011

Shirts are often underrated. Lying beneath tailored jacket and silken tie, they can seem less important than both. But in an age when men usually take off their jacket during the day, indeed often don’t even wear a...

Five tips on shirts

Shirts are often underrated. Lying beneath tailored jacket and silken tie, they can seem less important than both. But in an age when men usually take off their jacket during the day, indeed often don’t even wear a...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesAugust 15th 2011

Naples, Kiton: shirts

July 29th 2011

I mentioned in my previous post on the Kiton factory outside Naples that the shirt manufacturing impressed me post. In fact, it wasn’t so much the manufacturing operation as the handwork that resulted – somet...

Naples, Kiton: shirts

I mentioned in my previous post on the Kiton factory outside Naples that the shirt manufacturing impressed me post. In fact, it wasn’t so much the manufacturing operation as the handwork that resulted – somet...

Factory visits - ShirtsJuly 29th 2011

Five tips on shirts and ties

July 4th 2011

The combination of suit, shirt and tie that a man selects in the morning is certainly not the most important thing about what he wears. That would be the quality and fit of the articles themselves. But picking good combi...

Five tips on shirts and ties

The combination of suit, shirt and tie that a man selects in the morning is certainly not the most important thing about what he wears. That would be the quality and fit of the articles themselves. But picking good combi...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesJuly 4th 2011

Bespoke blue voile shirt

May 23rd 2011

It was a pleasure having dinner with Will of A Suitable Wardrobe in San Francisco last week, if only for the wonderful food at Kokkari and Eleni, our lovely waitress. But perhaps most sartorially significant was that I p...

Bespoke blue voile shirt

It was a pleasure having dinner with Will of A Suitable Wardrobe in San Francisco last week, if only for the wonderful food at Kokkari and Eleni, our lovely waitress. But perhaps most sartorially significant was that I p...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesMay 23rd 2011

Terrycloth blazer and a fish net shirt?

July 28th 2010

At Eden Roc on the blue Mediterranean Esquire, August 1936: “One of the world’s most fashionable swimming holes, Eden Roc at Cap d’Antibes, has no beach at all, just steps and all sorts of intricate pla...

Terrycloth blazer and a fish net shirt?

At Eden Roc on the blue Mediterranean Esquire, August 1936: “One of the world’s most fashionable swimming holes, Eden Roc at Cap d’Antibes, has no beach at all, just steps and all sorts of intricate pla...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesJuly 28th 2010

Improving on the bespoke shirt

April 12th 2010

Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 At the end of last year I had my first bespoke shirt made in this country, by Turnbull & Asser. You can see the various stages of the process, including a factory visit, in one of...

Improving on the bespoke shirt

Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 At the end of last year I had my first bespoke shirt made in this country, by Turnbull & Asser. You can see the various stages of the process, including a factory visit, in one of...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesApril 12th 2010

Made-to-measure shirts at Diverso

January 27th 2010

I remember when I first stumbled across London shirtmaker Diverso. It was a few years ago, when my enthusiasm for clothes was still some distance ahead of my knowledge. Shirts with high collars were highly fashionable, b...

Made-to-measure shirts at Diverso

I remember when I first stumbled across London shirtmaker Diverso. It was a few years ago, when my enthusiasm for clothes was still some distance ahead of my knowledge. Shirts with high collars were highly fashionable, b...

Shirts - Shirts and tiesJanuary 27th 2010

Shirt facts upon request

January 4th 2010

Due to popular demand (well, three people) here are some more facts about how the Turnbull & Asser shirts are made up in Gloucester. I know how much you love those little details. – As with a suit, the sleeveh...

Shirt facts upon request

Due to popular demand (well, three people) here are some more facts about how the Turnbull & Asser shirts are made up in Gloucester. I know how much you love those little details. – As with a suit, the sleeveh...

Factory visits - ShirtsJanuary 4th 2010

Factory visit: Turnbull & Asser shirts

December 21st 2009

There are so many facts, figures and geeky points about the construction of Turnbull & Asser shirts that I could be writing about them for days. And you’d be reading for hours. I’ll try to keep the descr...

Factory visit: Turnbull & Asser shirts

There are so many facts, figures and geeky points about the construction of Turnbull & Asser shirts that I could be writing about them for days. And you’d be reading for hours. I’ll try to keep the descr...

Factory visits - ShirtsDecember 21st 2009