Wardrobe Journal

The waistcoat: A bulletproof investment

  Sometimes in life you need to look serious. The addition of a waistcoat to your suit makes a statement. It says you mean business....

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How the King of Cool was Crowned

The Thomas Crown affair is often lauded as the most stylish film ever made. Screenwriter Alan Trustman had originally penned the story under the assumption...

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A Trilogy of Topcoats for Under Cover Spies

  A recent Bonhams sale, featuring "The Personal Collection" of Sir Roger Moore, auctioned what is arguably the most iconic piece of his entire James...

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How to Colour Code Black Tie

With party season not too far ahead of us, we thought it would be useful to run a review of the various options available when...

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The Canadian Tuxedo

Dressing top to toe in denim has long been considered a fashion faux pas, but the oft-derided look can be applauded when worn raw and...

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Corduroy's Tough Journey - From Manchester to Matera

Daniel Craig test-drives his corduroy suit on location in Matera, Italy (2019) From the dark satanic mills of Northern England to the rocky hills of...

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Introducing Linda Farrow

Established in 1970, the Linda Farrow brand emerged swiftly into the limelight as a purveyor of high-end eyewear. Linda Farrow, herself a former fashion designer,...

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Introducing: Oliver Goldsmith

After almost a century in the optical industry, Oliver Goldsmith is a brand rooted in British heritage. With knowledge that has been passed down through...

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Hello to Hamilton + Hare

  We are pleased to introduce one of our Marylebone neighbours, Hamilton + Hare, a company that specialises in everyday essentials for the modern man....

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How to look dashing in a blazer

A man’s jacket is the sartorial equivalent of a lady’s handbag. They both offer style, status and a means of conveniently transporting personal belongings. A...

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A Brief History of Gentlemen’s Briefs

If you are planning to build a comprehensive wardrobe of clothing that has got all bases covered, it makes sense to start at the bottom. Historically,...

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Keep Your Cool in a Loopback Sweatshirt

The classic grey melange loopback sweatshirt has made an interesting journey from the track, to the street, and into the comfort of our homes. It...

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John Smedley: The World's Finest Knitwear

The brand that has been worn by everyone, from James Bond to Superman, has an incredible history. Peter Nightingale (related to Florence), and his business...

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007 Ways to Wear a Roll Neck

The John Smedley fine-gauge roll neck sweater is arguably the most versatile garment you could ever own. It is both smart, and casual, and can...

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Sightseeing in Soho with Ed Scarlett

Our models, Scarlett and Amir, kindly presented the latest collection of Ed Scarlett spectacle frames and sunglasses in their natural habitat, Soho. Edward Scarlett opened...

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Men's File Magazine meets Mr Fish

Since 2008, the cult magazine Men's File has explored the authentic roots of men's style. The founder, photographer and author, Nick Clements recently popped into...

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Rallying the return of Motoluxe & the Teddy Bear Coat

British brand Motoluxe was established at the dawn of the automobile age, designing and making products to keep winter motorists warm, dry and comfortable. Lord...

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Three Ways to Wear Velvet

Jimi Hendrix outside his home (1968) The 'Homage to Hendrix' collection of plush velvet tailoring and printed silk shirts, recently released by Mr Fish, inspired...

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Mr Fish: Homage to Hendrix

Had he lived, American rock musician Jimi Hendrix would have celebrated his 80th birthday on November 27th, 2022. He had been a customer of Mr...

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Mason & Sons Neapolitan Cut: A New Chapter

We’re incredibly excited to introduce the Neapolitan Cut, a new line of tailoring from Mason & Sons. David and Elliot Mason took the opportunity to...

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Ed Scarlett: Inventor of the Spectacle Frame

The introduction of the eyeglass is commonly associated with the Venetians, who created convex magnifying lenses in their famed Murano glassworks in the late 13th...

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Pope & Bradley - As Worn in London

The New Mayfair Edwardians (photo Norman Parkinson) Nothing could epitomise the image of the English City Gent more than "The New Mayfair Edwardians" photoshoot by...

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A Peculiar Fish

With a reputation for swimming against the tide, Mr Fish did far more than change the sartorial rule book – he tore it up. Michael...

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Mr Fish: Making a Splash in The Italian Job

The Italian Job was filmed in 1969, long before product placement and brand sponsorship became the industry it is today, but somehow, Michael Caine’s charming...

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Birth of the cool

Miles Davis knew the secret of staying on track when things got hot, dressing in both linen and the coolest of cotton cloth, seersucker. Whilst...

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Worth their salt: The men who made Alpaca

Motoluxe introduced Mason & Sons to the beauty of alpaca fabric 180 years after its original commercial development by British industrialist, Sir Titus Salt. The...

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Test drive: Motoluxe summer sport coats

In the early 1900s, winter motorists wore Motoluxe Alpaca "Teddy Bear" coats to keep warm - turning to cotton and linen during the summer months....

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Do it your way: How to accessorise a suit

Pocket squares are not everybody’s cup of tea, but when chosen wisely, and folded correctly, they're the perfect enhancement to a tailored outfit. Whilst the...

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Motoluxe: How to dress fast

The early pioneers of speed records, not only risked their necks… they usually had neat collars and ties placed around them at the time. These...

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Well Hung: The ups and downs of trouser braces

Not all men are married to the idea of wearing braces to support their trousers, but an increasingly large number are now getting hitched. Braces...

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