Category Archives: Menswear

One from the archives…

When I first saw this picture posted on The Sartorialist in ’09ish it kind of blew my mind. Ignoring the unfortunate hat, this lad’s conservative outfit of a white oxford, camel crew neck jumper, grey flannels and snuff suede chukka

One from the archives…

When I first saw this picture posted on The Sartorialist in ’09ish it kind of blew my mind. Ignoring the unfortunate hat, this lad’s conservative outfit of a white oxford, camel crew neck jumper, grey flannels and snuff suede chukka

Brand Books; Jeremy Hackett – Mr. Classic

I love a book. I don’t read that much, but I love a book. In a digital age, good art direction, good writing and good ideas deserve a physical form. With that in mind, I’m starting a series looking at

Brand Books; Jeremy Hackett – Mr. Classic

I love a book. I don’t read that much, but I love a book. In a digital age, good art direction, good writing and good ideas deserve a physical form. With that in mind, I’m starting a series looking at

Lockwood Umbrellas

It’s pissed it down in London yesterday and my mind turned towards towards buying another “proper” umbrella. I had an old one once which I didn’t pay much for and treated pretty badly (with help from the wind, I put

Lockwood Umbrellas

It’s pissed it down in London yesterday and my mind turned towards towards buying another “proper” umbrella. I had an old one once which I didn’t pay much for and treated pretty badly (with help from the wind, I put

Paul Newman’s Beard

I haven’t shaved properly since I was about 20. Deeply un-ivy, but fuck ivy, I want to look like Paul Newman…  

Paul Newman’s Beard

I haven’t shaved properly since I was about 20. Deeply un-ivy, but fuck ivy, I want to look like Paul Newman…  

R.I.P Glenn O’Brien (1947-2017)

News has just reached that Glenn O’Brien has died! He was of those dressers, well documented on the internet, that I always thought just ‘got it’, you know? One to look up to, for sure.

R.I.P Glenn O’Brien (1947-2017)

News has just reached that Glenn O’Brien has died! He was of those dressers, well documented on the internet, that I always thought just ‘got it’, you know? One to look up to, for sure.

California Surfing and Climbing in the Fifties

Every time even the merest hint of a ray of sunshine breaks through the clouds here in London my mind drifts towards California. Sea, sunshine, skateboarding and Stan Getz permeate my life and I’m far happier with everything than I was just

California Surfing and Climbing in the Fifties

Every time even the merest hint of a ray of sunshine breaks through the clouds here in London my mind drifts towards California. Sea, sunshine, skateboarding and Stan Getz permeate my life and I’m far happier with everything than I was just

Skate Ivy

I love skateboarding, but hate the idea of dressing like a skateboarder. Obviously, in the contemporary scene that’s a bit of a non-issue; you can dress like Dylan (RIP) or you can dress like Lucien Clarke, you’re still a skateboarder. Ivy

Skate Ivy

I love skateboarding, but hate the idea of dressing like a skateboarder. Obviously, in the contemporary scene that’s a bit of a non-issue; you can dress like Dylan (RIP) or you can dress like Lucien Clarke, you’re still a skateboarder. Ivy