Category Archives: Men’s Clothing

New Scarves for the Season

Instead of resorting to my usual plaid scarves this year, I thought I’d try something different with two new unusual patterned scarves from Drake’s and Nigel Cabourn. Arriving just in time for the lower temperatures, both are nicely knit and it’s easy to get great knots with each. Left – Drake’s snowflake patterned scarf. Right [...]

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Corgi Fair Isle Socks

Now in the stock for the season, Corgi’s fair isle socks have the right dash of colors and patterns for those who are looking for something more interesting to go with their winter footwear. Mr. Porter seems to have them for the best price here in the U.S. and still have a few pairs left [...]

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Nautical Stripes

The weather is now cold enough for heavy knitwear and I was able to finally track down a Saint James Matelot in my size thanks to the team at Archival Clothing, which carries a good selection in its webstore. Very close fitting, the thick knit wool of the Matelot is designed to keep the elements [...]

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Lock & Co’s Tweed Caps

I was glad to see that Mr. Porter is now carrying a small selection of wool caps from Lock & Co. Hatters, including several made with Harris Tweed. Compared to caps that I have from Wigens, Christys’, and Borsalino, those from Lock & Co. feel much more substantial and look better finished (I can appreciate [...]

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Harris Tweed – From Land to Street

From the forward to Harris Tweed – From Land to Street: “Harris Tweed has always resonated in the minds of the few. But increasingly the people of Harris and their traditional ways are striking a chord with the many. It is hard to think of another product so deeply connected to both the landscape in [...]

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Fall Inspirations – The Purdey Catalogue

Available through Purdey’s website (pdf).

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New Cold Weather Shirts

Our Legacy Two Pocket Shirt Olive is not the first color that comes to mind when picking out a shirt, but this particular one on the right from Our Legacy has been a nice alternative to a jacket this month when the weather is still on the warm side. Its design is simple and the [...]

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Thinking About Fall

Some combination ideas from Men’s Precious.

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19th Century British Military Uniforms

Plate scans from British Military Uniforms by James Laver, published in 1948.

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The Uman Essays

Commissioned by former Brioni executive Umberto Angeloni for his own company, the Uman essays are a newly released collection of commentaries from established authors covering the cultural influences and history of modern menswear. Information on the books are sparse and having no idea on what to expect out of these quality wise, I ordered just [...]

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