Monthly Archives : September 2013

Worn by Norwegians since 1853, made by Lithuanians in 2013

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Reading Time: 3 minutesIt’s no secret that I find brand identity quite interesting, and also the matter where things are produced, such as in the matter of “made in Britain“. Following up on this, here are my musings following my purchase of a woolly jumper. I recently found that I needed a good wool jumper, something thick and warm for the upcoming colder…

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Whillas & Gunn Nullarbor, a new favorite backpack

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Reading Time: 4 minutesLong term readers  will no doubt recall my quest a few months back to find a backpack suitable for a man of style. The point was to do away with the typical company-issued, black nylon backpack most people use to cart around their laptop and workday miscellany. This turned into quite a task, and resulted in not one, but two…

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Art: Street art captured in Shoreditch, part 2

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Reading Time: 1 minuteThis Spring I spent a day wandering around the streets of Shoreditch, London, and took a lot of photos there. If you like street art, I recommend Shoreditch, there is a lot to see there. What follows is part 2 of a selection of the ones I liked best. Part 1 can be found here.

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News: Nigel Cabourn AW13 available

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Reading Time: 4 minutesA brief write-up is on order to cover the freshly released AW13 Nigel Cabourn garments. I have a number of Cabourn’s previous pieces, and have covered them in a series of posts, both the Cameraman jacket, the Mallory jacket, one Mallory waistcoat, and another Mallory waistcoat, a linen waistcoat, and another linen madras waistcoat and an unfortunate knitted vest. So…

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Art: Street art captured in Shoreditch, part 1

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Reading Time: 2 minutesWhen it comes to the world of art I find myself at a bit of a loss. It pains be a bit, to be quite frank, as I don’t like to be an ignoramus. Most of what is termed art just leaves me wondering though. The  photo-realistic oil paintings by the old masters are very impressive stuff, but other art, where there…

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