Tag Archives: Suit

Plans for the Future

So here I am again, with an unacceptably long hiatus between now and my last post, and a considerable about of time between that one and the one before it. I enjoy writing. I enjoy the subjects that I choose … Continue reading

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The Military Used to be so Fashionable. What Happened?

The military used to be so fashionable. What happened? I’m not being sarcastic either. Brooks Brothers was tailoring uniforms for officers long before they made a suit for the President. Burberry’s ubiquitous trench coat was first made for the British … Continue reading

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Bespoke Suits and tailoring in the United States

I saw this article a few days ago and I found it really interesting: Want a Custom Suit? Good Luck Finding a Tailor!  – without reading through it line by line, the article discusses how the art of fine tailoring … Continue reading

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The Siege of Savile Row

Read this article off of The Chap – I can say that this is finally a protest I can put my position firmly along side. Savile Row has long been the home of gentlemen’s tailor shop, hawking only the finest … Continue reading

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Three Button Suits… Seriously?

 A suit is a fairly simple garment. There really isn’t much to it, but let me assure you, there are an infinite number of ways to screw up the wearing of it. The days are getting shorter, and the nights are getting … Continue reading

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Suit Up! How to wear a tie!

A Gentleman knows how to dress. There is no arguing that, but lately there seems to have been a loss of certain fashion skills that were once simply a part of growing up. Among these are polishing shoes, pressing slacks, … Continue reading

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