Men’s Accessories Fall Winter 2013-14: Barrett Alley & Persol

August 14, 2013

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Barrett Alley Black shell cordovan Disciple Wallet 4

Keep Pockets slim with the Disciple Wallet The Disciple Wallet from Barrett Alley is the latest card holder on the war front against fat wallets. While mass produced slim wallets from Bellroy are quite laudable (do check them out), nothing beats the time-tested traditions (and luxuriousness) of handcrafted leather. Shipping with a lifetime guarantee, the Disciple Wallet […]

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Grenson Shoes x Foot the Coacher for Mr. Porter

August 10, 2013

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grenson x foot the coacher for mr porter

Grenson Shoes was one of those brands born from absolute necessity. Literally home grown (when William Green’s father passed on and he had to help his mother produce mens’ boots at home), this English heritage brand continued as a cottage industry until Green established his own craft in 1866 as William Green & Son. Not before […]

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Sartorially Italian: Gucci x Lapo Elkann Style Collaboration

August 9, 2013

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gucci lapo wardrobe menswear SS2014 - 4c

Apologies, I’ve been busy with yet another stylish magazine; This print + web publication called The Millenary aims to put the world of haute horlogerie in context, that is- luxury watch collecting with all the other sartorial accessories that go with it. That said, my mind never strayed too far away from my other passion- this […]

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Smart and undeniably casual: Bucks & Co Spring Summer 2013

April 28, 2013

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bucksco spring summer 2013- 5

Bucks and Co epitomises the Alpha Male and with their 2013 spring summer menswear collection has managed to achieve just that with their haberdashery of selvedge denim suits. That said, we can’t be nostalgic for the age of cowboys and horseback riding because ‘nostalgia’ is a state of yearning for an era we have lived in […]

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The most stylish movie ever made: The Thomas Crown Affair

April 24, 2013

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thomas crown affair- steve mcqueen style (22)

I recently caught the Pierce Brosnan remake of the 1968 original Thomas Crown Affair and I’ve found it wanting. While the 1999 incarnation has gratuitous sex (probably more a statement of a decade of Basic Instinct led cinematic titillation), I felt dirtied rather than stimulated by its tawdry. Inversely, the original affair was showcased on the precipice of […]

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Watchmaking: Kari Voutilainen Vingt-8R

April 19, 2013

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An additional power reserve indicator is featured on the Vingt-8R.

It’s hard to believe it’s been almost 2 years since independent watchmaker Kari Voutilainen created a manufacture movement that revolutionised watching by using two escape wheels to engage the balance thereby reducing wear and energy consumption versus the usual lever escapement. Thus it came to pass in 2011 that the calibre 28 movement would find a […]

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The classically elegant neckties of Passaggio Cravatte

April 18, 2013

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elegant neckties of Passaggio Cravatte 2

It’s often a second thought, the necktie is normally chosen after one has decided which suit to wear. That said, ties allow us to express individual style- they can make an ensemble dressier or turn a formal look into preppy smart casual. The real tragedy is that neckties are the single most versatile dress up-dress […]

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