Links: Gabardine, Polo Coat, Drakes…

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• Why we don't see more gabardine suits. (maxminimus.blogspot.com) • The polo coat. (gentlemansgazette.com) • Drake’s Spring/Summer ’12 teaser. (drakes-london.tumblr.com) • Pay attention to your quarters. (putthison.com) • The everyday kit. (thesimplyrefined.com) • Why you are not hors categorie and will probably never be. (postmoderngentleman.com) • History of the belted-back trouser. (ivy-style.com) … [Read more...]

The Pocket Watch Chain

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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...]