Monthly Archives : June 2013

Waistcoat Wednesday: Sand, more checked linen happiness


Reading Time: 5 minutesAfter weather this Spring than can only be described as variable it feels terrific to see nature finally getting into the blooming and blossoming scheme of things. And what better way to celebrate that than wearing a waistcoat celebrating these joyful hues of nature? Well, in the greater scheme of things there are probably many more cerebral ways of celebrating,…

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Clothes: A funny look at vintage reproductions


Reading Time: 2 minutesNow, we’ve all seen (and probably fallen victim to) any number of garments purporting to be recreations/reproductions/remakes of certain classic/vintage/army/workwear whatevers and so forth. I was reading one of the “M” books by Norwegian cartoonist Mads Eriksen the other day and came across this absolute pearl of a strip. I realise Norwegian isn’t a language everyone understands intuituvely, so I’ve…

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What’s up with “dressing nice”?


Reading Time: 6 minutesLast week I was at a work conference celebrating 25 years of the company I work for. As per usual, there is the standard “Big Dinner”. While I enjoy good food, these dinners are always totally painful for me. Sitting at the table for hours to work our way through a meagre 3-course dinner, trying to engage the others round…

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Style: Out for a drink on a summer evening


Reading Time: 2 minutesWellDressedGirlfriend was feeling in need of a change of scenery, so we popped down to town for a drink. As an top-level style blogger, she insisted I post an outfit post to share in her good fortune (she insists this is a genuine comment!). Here goes: – Universal Works Ferryman jacket – Paul Smith T-shirt in fresh colours – SuperDry…

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