Tag Archives : jacket

News: Nigel Cabourn AW13 available


A 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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Tip: How to get buttoned up


Something I’d never really considered before I started trying to dress better were the complicated and seemingly well known, yet largely unwritten, rules of how to button up the various types of garment. To me it seemed quite obvious that if there was a button and a corresponding button-hole, then it intended to be buttoned up. Easy-peasy, nothing to worry…

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News: Nigel Cabourn starts selling direct to customers


Latest news from the Nigel Cabourn camp is that they are now not only selling via select retailers, but also selling directly through their own website at www.cabourn.com. This is a trend in the industry now, with traditional retail outlets under great pressure from the large online fashion retailers. With Nigel Cabourn clothing being stocked and dropped by a number…

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A label to watch: Hansen Garments


My interest in clothes has evolved over time. From finding items I kind of liked in highstreet shops, to actively seeking out the really special items. A lot of my old favorites have been moved progressively further into the darker realms of my closets, as they have been replaced by truly great items. I’m not saying the things I like…

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Inspired by an icon – Cameramanesque


Being the creator of an iconic jacket like the Cameraman must fill the designer with pride. Over 10 years it’s been regarded as a jacket to aspire to, a modern classic with a nod to the vintage style. Without a doubt instantly recognisable as a Cabourn Cameraman. So, how can it feel to have designed such a piece and to…

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Book tips: Icons of men’s style by Josh Sims


The second book in my brief series of books you ought to buy (or borrow or steal), is “Icons of men’s style” by Josh Sims: From the description on the inside cover: “Behind nearly every item in the modern male wardrobe is a ‘first of it’s kind’ – the definitive example, often designed by a single company or brand for…

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Icons: Nigel Cabourn, the Cameraman jacket


One of the most iconic jackets of recent years has to be Nigel Cabourns Cameraman jacket. It was first introduced in 2003 as 1 of 12 pieces designed & released as the Ascent of Cabourn collection to mark the 50th anniversary of the Hilary ascent of Everest. It’s a jacket that has been available every summer and autumn since then,…

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