Links: Gabardine, Polo Coat, Drakes…


• Why we don't see more gabardine suits. ( • The polo coat. ( • Drake’s Spring/Summer ’12 teaser. ( • Pay attention to your quarters. ( • The everyday kit. ( • Why you are not hors categorie and will probably never be. ( • History of the belted-back trouser. ( … [Read more...]

The Pocket Watch Chain


It is a truth universally acknowledged that a man in possession of a fine antique pocket watch is in want of a fine antique chain. Readers of my blog will note that I was very fortunate to receive the former as a Christmas present last year; a happy event that has initiated a search for the latter. I own a perfectly good chain – an eBay bought modern knock off – which is certainly functional and not entirely unsatisfactory, but is simply not … [Read more...]