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Layering Knitwear for Winter

It is not until a man has a decent range of knitwear that he begins to fully appreciate the importance of weight. Sweaters can vary from light summer V-necks to six-ply winter rollnecks. In between th…

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…

The relationship between food and perfume

Among fans of craft and tailoring, I find there is a relative even split between those that are into fragrance and those that aren’t. Perhaps it is a question of the breadth of their aesthetic ra…

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…