Menswear

The ne plus ultra of ties – Marinella

What do some of the best ties in the world look like? Here’s a more detailed look at some of these incomparable ties. Why do Marinella ties merit such esteem? Impeccable woven and printed silks with traditional construction methods. The ties may strike some as conservatively designed. Conservative for some, but for others they represent …

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English shoe sale

I just came across this fantastic 50% off Brooks Bros shoe sale. Brooks Bros Peal pebble grain rustic brown loafer Brooks Bros shoes are private labeled shoes made by Alden, one of the two best welted dress shoe makers in the US, and two English shoe manufacturers, Alfred Sargent and Crockett & Jones. The shoes …

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Wikipedia and defining “Savile Row”

This is an open call for participation in the wikipedia definition of Savile Row. A wiki is “is a web application that allows users to add content, as on an Internet forum, but also allows anyone to edit the content.” As it stands, one of the pillars of modern’s mens style suffers from a particularly …

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London visit part 2: Shirts and jackets/suits

As a continuation of my last post, a trip to London should include a visit to Jermyn Street shirtmakers – Hilditch & Key, Harvie & Hudson, Turnbull & Asser being the most well-known. I found this list of London shirtmakers to be fairly comprehensive. Personally, I would also try to make it over to Budd …

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Best restaurants in the world = Excuse to visit London

I recently came across Restaurant Magazine’s best restaurants in the world for 2005. Clearly, this would make the basis of a decent travel itinerary around the world. One surprising thing I noticed is the number of British restaurants that made the list. Perhaps the result of a culinary Renaissance of sorts in Merry Old England. …

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