Don’t be afraid to rock the stripes.
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April 27, 2019 at 01:41AM
What To Wear To A Wedding: Decoding The Dress Code
Not sure what to wear to a wedding? You will be after you read this...
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April 26, 2019 at 01:41PM
Is the plaid working? Let us know!
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April 26, 2019 at 01:41AM
Kirk Originals: British-Made Sunglasses
I usually try to avoid regurgitating look books and prefer to report on products I've tried myself, but, as a supporter of British-manufacture, I wanted to bring news of the latest collection of from Kirk Originals. While I haven't tried them myself, I've seen how well their products are made and, as you can see from the images, they have a rugged style that is both contemporary and classic; ideal for the lengthening days and forthcoming holidays.
They're priced from £235 and I only show a couple of my favourite styles and colours here, so go to Kirk Originals website to see more of their British-made collection.
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April 25, 2019 at 05:41PM
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April 24, 2019 at 09:01PM
Campbell's of Beauly: Fair Isle Jumper
Campbell's of Beauly are a privately owned tailor and outfitters with a Royal Warrant and are situated near Inverness in Scotland. I hope to bring you more on this brand in due course. Meanwhile, I couldn't resist some colour for Spring with one of their Scottish-made Fair Isle jumpers.
Priced at £119, there is plenty of other knitwear, tweeds and other products on the Campbell's of Beauly website.
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April 22, 2019 at 05:01PM
The U.S. Grand Prix is Still Epic
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April 22, 2019 at 09:02AM
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April 21, 2019 at 04:53PM
The 8 Best Suit Accessories to Add To Your Wardrobe
The right suit accessories add personality to your style and break up the monotony of your daily office attire. Here are the 8 best suit accessories for men.
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April 19, 2019 at 02:53PM
Rivet & Hide - Recognising Mastery in Japanese Denim - Sponsored by Mazda
I was recently invited to visit London's Rivet & Hide to find out more about Japanese craftsmanship in the production of quality denim from the store's founder and owner, Danny Hodgson. One of London's leading shops for denim and other Japanese and British-made goods, Rivet & Hide is a treasure trove of high quality casual wear selling names such as Iron Heart, Pure Blue Japan and The Flat Head from Japan, Hiut Denim from Wales and Dawson Denim from England (links below).
The Japanese denim industry is in general small scale, the cloth being woven in small workshops on vintage Japanese-made looms which weave narrow lengths of cloth 80cm wide with a selvedge that's used in the construction of the jeans, the contrasting edge giving interest to the seams. The workers in the denim workshops often have years of experience, bringing long-acquired skills to the production process, making it a craft rather than mass production.
Woven generally with an indigo warp and undyed weft, the denim acquires a highly textured and irregular finish, much prized by denim aficionados who prefer the interest this gives over the more regular finish of denim woven on more modern and sophisticated looms.
Rivet & Hide's roots lie in Danny Hodgson's passion for denim and the skills that lie behind its manufacture. He obviously loves the appearance of the cloth, how it ages with use and talks knowledgeably and in detail about its manufacture in the UK and Japan.
The Japanese love affair with denim started with vintage US clothing taken back to Japan where the manufacture of denim was adapted and made into a skilled art by Japanese crafts people who appreciated the unique creative properties of the cloth.
Most denim lovers prefer their cloth 'raw', that is unwashed. In its loom state it is neither washed nor steamed or stretched, as 'sanforized' it is stretched and steamed, but the subsequent changes to the appearance of the cloth occur during wear and are down to the owner. Often owners won't wash their jeans until a patina of use has appeared. This may sound unpleasant, but a quick blast in a freezer or airing them in the fresh air keeps them sanitised until the first wash once they're broken in. The effort is worthwhile and highly valued jeans will have the marks of mobile phones on the pockets and every crease will reflect the owner's shape and the history of his or her wear of the jeans.
This feature is sponsored by Japanese car company, Mazda who, like me, are inspired by the craftsmanship that goes into making any product, whether it be a Japanese car or a length of denim cloth.
Here on the blog I often draw parallels between the craftsmanship required in industries like cloth, leather and knitwear production with the manufacture of items like watches, cars and jewellery. The products may be diverse, but the skills, years of experience and pride in making things are the same in each factory.
It doesn't matter what products are being made; skills, pride and experience are the same and this is recognised by Mazda who are launching an all-new Mazda3 which embodies these elements of Japanese production from the sleek design to the SKYACTIV engines and technology. In the image below a Mazda worker shows some of the skills and experience required to prepare the clay model that will form the shape of a new model.
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April 17, 2019 at 06:09PM