How to look after suede jackets – Video

March 7th 2018

This is the second in our series of videos looking at practical aspects of menswear. The first, available here, explained the basics of good shoe care, with Edward Green on London's Jermyn Street. In this second instalment we turn our attention t...

How to look after suede jackets – Video

  This is the second in our series of videos looking at practical aspects of menswear. The first, available here, explained the basics of good shoe care, with Edward Green on London's Jermyn Street.  In this second i...

Casual clothing - VideoMarch 7th 2018

The Shirtmakers Symposium – The video debate

January 18th 2018

Below you can find the full video of our Shirtmakers Symposium in Florence. It's a little basic, but thankfully the sound worked well and it's audible throughout. Silvio Albini makes a lovely introduction at the start, then each shirtmaker introduce...

The Shirtmakers Symposium – The video debate

Below you can find the full video of our Shirtmakers Symposium in Florence. It's a little basic, but thankfully the sound worked well and it's audible throughout. Silvio Albini makes a lovely introduction at the start,...

Shirts - VideoJanuary 18th 2018

How to look after your shoes

January 12th 2018

This is the first in a series of videos that we will be doing over the coming months, looking at caring for good clothes. They will be instructional, but not too technical, and we plan to build them up slowly over the year - so for example, not try...

How to look after your shoes

This is the first in a series of videos that we will be doing over the coming months, looking at caring for good clothes.  They will be instructional, but not too technical, and we plan to build them up slowly over ...

Shoes - VideoJanuary 12th 2018

The ‘Style Guide’ dinner: What is the e...

July 26th 2017

Last month, we organised a dinner at the beautiful Beaumont Hotel to celebrate The Style Guide - the book published earlier this year by myself and photographer Jamie Ferguson. There had been official launch events, and signings, at Fenwick's of Bo...

The ‘Style Guide’ dinner: What is the e...

Last month, we organised a dinner at the beautiful Beaumont Hotel to celebrate The Style Guide - the book published earlier this year by myself and photographer Jamie Ferguson.  There had been official launch events, ...

Style - VideoJuly 26th 2017

Video: Evening wear at the Huntsman dinner

January 31st 2017

As requested by readers, here is the video coverage we took on the night at our Huntsman dinner a couple of weeks ago. The sound quality isn't perfect (our fault) but you can certainly hear the short explanation I gave at the beginning of the dinner...

Video: Evening wear at the Huntsman dinner

As requested by readers, here is the video coverage we took on the night at our Huntsman dinner a couple of weeks ago. The sound quality isn't perfect (our fault) but you can certainly hear the short explanation I gave ...

Black tie - VideoJanuary 31st 2017

Video: The Young Tailors Symposium

November 18th 2016

Looking back on it, our summer 2016 edition of the Symposium series - which focused on young tailors - was particularly interesting. It's easy to forget until you see our film, shown here, how much the backgrounds of each tailor varied. Each was als...

Video: The Young Tailors Symposium

Looking back on it, our summer 2016 edition of the Symposium series - which focused on young tailors - was particularly interesting. It's easy to forget until you see our film, shown here, how much the backgrounds of e...

Jackets - SuitsNovember 18th 2016

Video: Edward Green shoes being made in Northampton

October 11th 2016

Edward Green recently made this video showing step-by-step the stages of making a pair of shoes in the Northampton factory. I like the lack of pretentiousness to it - others would desaturate the imagery, use slow motion to linger over particular par...

Video: Edward Green shoes being made in Northampton

Edward Green recently made this video showing step-by-step the stages of making a pair of shoes in the Northampton factory. I like the lack of pretentiousness to it - others would desaturate the imagery, use slow motion...

Shoes - VideoOctober 11th 2016

Video: A hand-sewn wallet, from start to finish

June 26th 2016

A lovely video this, showing a lot of the detail of making a hand-sewn alligator wallet - from Charlie Trevor at Equus Leather. It was just released today. The music might be a bit much, but I think we can forgive it that. Related posts Introd...

Video: A hand-sewn wallet, from start to finish

  A lovely video this, showing a lot of the detail of making a hand-sewn alligator wallet - from Charlie Trevor at Equus Leather. It was just released today.  The music might be a bit much, but I think we can forgive ...

Belts and wallets - VideoJune 26th 2016

Video: Cycling and style

June 25th 2016

In case anyone's interested in my views on cycling and style - particularly the crossover between technical innovation and luxury - here's a video of an interview I did with Konrad Olsson during Pitti. Konrad is the editor-in-chief of Plaza Uomo mag...

Video: Cycling and style

In case anyone's interested in my views on cycling and style - particularly the crossover between technical innovation and luxury - here's a video of an interview I did with Konrad Olsson during Pitti. Konrad is the edi...

VideoJune 25th 2016

Video: Quality and craft, an interview at LeatherFo...

April 26th 2016

Here is the interview produced during my recent visit to the Leatherfoot Emporium in Toronto, as part of their grand opening. Some interesting questions about quality and craft, and you get a bit of a sense of the work of Signor Francesco̵...

Video: Quality and craft, an interview at LeatherFo...

  Here is the interview produced during my recent visit to the Leatherfoot Emporium in Toronto, as part of their grand opening.  Some interesting questions about quality and craft, and you get a bit of a sense of the w...

VideoApril 26th 2016

Video: How to tie a scarf

January 13th 2016

Another practical piece for everyone: my five favourite ways to wear a scarf – with a jacket, with an overcoat or with knitwear. Begg & Co and I collaborated on the video, which is also available on their website alongside a w...

Video: How to tie a scarf

      Another practical piece for everyone: my five favourite ways to wear a scarf – with a jacket, with an overcoat or with knitwear. Begg & Co and I collaborated on the video, which is also available on ...

Hanks and scarves - VideoJanuary 13th 2016

Video: The Tailoring Symposium

January 5th 2016

  Ahead of our next Symposium in Florence next week – focusing on accessories – here’s a reminder of the tailoring edition I organised last summer. The Rake organised this video of our discussion beforehand, at ...

Video: The Tailoring Symposium

  Ahead of our next Symposium in Florence next week – focusing on accessories – here’s a reminder of the tailoring edition I organised last summer. The Rake organised this video of our discussion...

VideoJanuary 5th 2016

Video: How to press suit trousers

November 20th 2015

This is the last instalment in our series on looking after suits at home. The first showed how to brush and generally maintain suits, and the second how to press a jacket. You can see them at those links. It’s been an interesting process...

Video: How to press suit trousers

   This is the last instalment in our series on looking after suits at home. The first showed how to brush and generally maintain suits, and the second how to press a jacket. You can see them at those links. It’s...

Alterations and care - SuitsNovember 20th 2015

Video: How to press a jacket

November 5th 2015

Our latest video on suit maintenance may be the most useful of the lot: How to press your a jacket at home. In the video, Richard is at pains to point out that a lot of the pressing process cannot be replicated at home. Customers would need a hig...

Video: How to press a jacket

   Our latest video on suit maintenance may be the most useful of the lot: How to press your a jacket at home.  In the video, Richard is at pains to point out that a lot of the pressing process cannot be replicated at...

Alterations and care - JacketsNovember 5th 2015

Video: Hand-sewing a belt (and a watch strap)

October 27th 2015

The more I write about this industry, the longer it is since I first covered someone. It’s nice, but it always surprises me how fast the time goes. I wrote about Equus Leather back in 2011, and purchased one of their ‘lined an...

Video: Hand-sewing a belt (and a watch strap)

   The more I write about this industry, the longer it is since I first covered someone. It’s nice, but it always surprises me how fast the time goes.  I wrote about Equus Leather back in 2011, and purchased on...

Belts and wallets - VideoOctober 27th 2015

Video: How to look after your suit

October 21st 2015

  This is the first in a series of videos – made in conjunction with Richard Anderson – on maintaining, brushing and pressing a suit. [It’s worth enlarging to full screen if you want to watch it all] They are p...

Video: How to look after your suit

  This is the first in a series of videos – made in conjunction with Richard Anderson – on maintaining, brushing and pressing a suit.  [It’s worth enlarging to full screen if you want to watch it ...

Suits - VideoOctober 21st 2015

The Gathering craft dinner: The video

May 20th 2015

What a lovely evening. Food, laughter, and some damned serious discussions about cufflink manufacturing and soft-shouldered tailoring. I love serious discussions at dinner. The film of our Gathering dinner last month, in collaboration with Essence ...

The Gathering craft dinner: The video

  What a lovely evening. Food, laughter, and some damned serious discussions about cufflink manufacturing and soft-shouldered tailoring. I love serious discussions at dinner. The film of our Gathering dinner last month,...

VideoMay 20th 2015

First Harrod’s video on suits and style

October 4th 2013

The film was made to coincide with the made-to-measure events coming up at Harrod’s. You can see the other video with Richard James here.

First Harrod’s video on suits and style

The film was made to coincide with the made-to-measure events coming up at Harrod’s. You can see the other video with Richard James here....

Suits - VideoOctober 4th 2013

Video on suits and their construction

September 11th 2013

Last week I was profiled in a video series for Harrod’s, giving insights into the construction of Kiton and Tom Ford suits, among others. It should be available in a couple of weeks, coinciding with the launch of a new MTM/bespoke initiative at...

Video on suits and their construction

Last week I was profiled in a video series for Harrod’s, giving insights into the construction of Kiton and Tom Ford suits, among others. It should be available in a couple of weeks, coinciding with the launch of a new...

Suits - VideoSeptember 11th 2013

Fuera de Serie video

February 5th 2013

That profile piece in Spain’s How to Spend It is now live, along with a little video. Not entirely sure where they got the footage of Anderson & Sheppard though… You can see the story here. In other news, apparently my co...

Fuera de Serie video

That profile piece in Spain’s How to Spend It is now live, along with a little video. Not entirely sure where they got the footage of Anderson & Sheppard though… You can see the story here. In other news...

Style - VideoFebruary 5th 2013