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Wool v Leather

Many fans of tailoring become nigh-on obsessive about wool. Flannel, tweed, worsted, gabardine: in all its multifarious forms, it is seen as the ultimate material. They have not considered ageing. Woo…

Brace yourself (or not): A thought on suspenders

Braces, or suspenders if you prefer, are a rarity these days. But they still have very definite uses. They should be thought of as a functional tool for particular jobs, rather than a style choice. Th…

Unique to London; Please Shop Small!

With Small Business Saturday right behind us and the fate of independent brands on the horizon, Simon Crompton looks to the dying breed of multi-brand retailers in London and salutes his cap to them.…

How to Buy Christmas Presents

Written by Simon Crompton OK, this isn’t the first column you’ve read on how to buy that special present. But this one isn’t a list of brands, bristling with hyperlinks. This is a philo…

So Over Which Trends?

  We do a lot of interviews on We Are The Market, and there are a few questions that we just love to ask over and over. Designers, retailers and the creatives behind some of our favorite brands j…

A Shirt Cannot, and Should Not, Stretch

(Above image from GQ.com, homepage image from Style.com) Written by Simon Crompton One of the problems with modern, casual dress is that the shirt has acquired added importance. With jackets rarely wo…