Tag Archives : menswear

Garmology: You’ve worn that before! – With Professor Andrew Grove


Andrew Grove is Professor of Fashion Design at the University of Westminster, London and curator of their menswear archive. He pops by to talk about moving to London as a young man, working with Alexander McQueen, being a  student while working in a sex shop, moving into academia as a lecturer, the one-upmanship of terrace culture, why bad taste needs…

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Garmology: A slow fashion chat – With Sam Binstead (S03 E05)


This week, Sam Binstead is back for a laidback chat about the world of slow fashion, local makers, mending, vintage, bond villains, the outdoorsy life, promoting the susty message on Instagram, the real way forward and making shoes from odd materials. You can find Sam Binstead on Instagram as @SamBinstead and on YouTube here. Nick Johannessen is the host of Garmology, the editor of…

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Garmology podcast: Accessorize this – With Richard Tyler (S03 E01)


First out in season 3 of Garmology is Richard Tyler of Men’s Accessories company Tyler & Tyler. Tyler & Tyler comes from the stable of a British family-controlled business that has been manufacturing in Birmingham since 1908. They design and make all the extra shiny finishing touches such as cufflinks, tie clips, blazer buttons and lapel pins. They also offer…

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Garmology podcast: Wooster on menswear – With Nick Wooster


An icon of men’s style, fashion business guru, the face of #menswear, a voracious collector of garms and a non-fungible digital Lego figure. Nick Wooster is the guest of this weeks Garmology! We talk about his early days longing for a cashmere sweater in Salina, Kansas, moving to New York and eventually scaling the grades within fashion, the randomness of…

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Garmology podcast: A life for design – With Mark Larese-Casanova


This weeks guest is Mark Larese-Casanova, an old friend of mine from the heady days of menswear forums. Mark is a fellow fan of well-made, well designed and interesting menswear, so much so that he has recently changed from being in front of students to becoming a student. We talk about making garments and how knowledge changes your perspective on…

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Garmology podcast: Sewing bees – With Liz Grylls and Matt Gage (S02/E14)


Arguably, one of the most compelling television shows in recent years is The Great British Sewing Bee, a fierce, yet friendly, competition between keen hobbyist sewers, with warmth, humour and great opportunities for learning. I can only imagine countless new sewers being inspired to thread their machine and start creating. My guests are Matt Gage and Liz Grylls from the…

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Garmology video: The Nigel Cabourn Mallory jacket


In this episode of “Garmology: Fun with outerwear!” I take a look at the Mallory jacket. First introduced as part of Nigel Cabourns “The ascent of Cabourn” in 2003, an inspired collection that arguably did ensure a big rise in Cabourns popularity, the Mallory has proven an enduring design, returning season after season in a variety of fabrics. I talk…

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