Tag Archives : menswear

Review: The Twin-Track waxed jacket from Private White VC

I’ll start off right here with a confession, though to the initiated it will be more like stating the obvious: I do like a nice waxed jacket. For those of a similar persuasion, the attraction is obvious. There’s the historical aspect, cotton fabric has been treated to make it waterproof for a long time now. While we may hear tell…

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Garmology: From Hackney with love – With Barbara and Nick, A State of Nature (S04/E13)

Today’s guests are Barbara and Nick, the due behind the small Hackney-based brand, A State of Nature. Heavily into the small-scale, well-crafted, detail-oriented, natural fabrics and direct sales school of business, building the business from the ground level with a focus on longevity and happy customers. We talk about the joys and frustrations and how coming from luxury fashion means…

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Garmology: It gets better with wear! – With Patrick Grant (S04/E11)

This week I have the pleasure of talking to someone I’ve enjoyed countless hours of seeing on tv, Patrick Grant. Known to many as one of the judges of The Great British Sewing Bee, Patrick has many more things going on, such as owning a traditional Savile Row tailor and a Lancashire garment factory. He’s also working to revitalise manufacturing…

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