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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…

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…

The Art of Perfumery

(Photo from BeautyScene.net, homepage photo from Overstock.com) The new breed of high-price, high-intensity perfumes in the luxury market is being referred to as ‘art perfume’. In part, this…

Why T-Shirts and Jeans are Complicated

Above photo from A Suit That Fits, homepage photo from Celebrity Baby Scoop Written by Simon Crompton Suits are easy to wear. Navy or grey; white or blue shirt; any manner of tie. It is the reason men…

The Sockless Debate

Photo from Style Forum (styleforum.net), homepage image from Film Noir Buff Style Forum (forums.filmnoirbuff.com) Written by Simon Crompton Once more, it’s hot in London. Once more, there is the…