Tag Archives : Great Britain

Some fantastic footwear for the spring (and summer)


Hot on the heels of my spring jackets guide comes this, the unmissable guide to footwear for the spring season. Now, those that have been following me for a while know that I don’t do trainers or running shoes, apart from when I’m working out or running. And when it comes to style trainers really are not in my game.…

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“Made in Britain”, all it’s made out to be?


While in London recently I met up with the owner of a British garment brand of some note. A great chap, with a long career in the industry and today doing his own thing, after many years of working for some of the leading figures in British men’s fashion. He’s an outspoken chap, with strong and wide-ranging opinions, and hence…

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Mantiques: Tools redux, a finer measure


Well, it’s time for another Mantique Monday and once more I’ve been rummaging in the workshop deep in the bowels of Well Dressed Mansion. I’ve previously brought up the matter of tools in my Mantiques series, and I’m back with another tool today. Why? Tools fascinate me. The combination of design and utility is unmatched, and when the combination really…

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Waistcoat Wednesday: Nigel Cabourn, herringbone Harris Tweed finery


Today’s waistcoat is another Mallory by Nigel Cabourn, and yes, it’s the second of it’s kind I’m presenting. The first, in a brown Harris Tweed was number 2 in the series of Waitcoat Wednesdays. This one is the same, yet completely different, at least to me! If you’ve not come across Nigel Cabourn before, he and his company is based…

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Waistcoat Wednesday: Nigel Cabourn Mallory waistcoat


Many thanks to the two readers that have asked about when part two of my much anticipated stroll through my collection of waistcoats would be unleashed! I hadn’t forgotten, merely neglected to follow up. For those that expressed muted appreciation for part one, fear not, here is part two, and for those that were surprised at me not going straight…

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