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Review: Sleevehead’s Guide to Sicilian Tailors

I’m happy to report that Will Boehlke of A Suitable Wardrobe has reviewed my guide. You can read his review here. He writes the Guide is “an interesting tale of a tailoring experience far from New York, London and Rome in both space and time”. I agree most wholeheartedly. What I write about is a …

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Review: Sleevehead’s Guide to Sicilian Tailors

I’m pleased to announce that Gentleman’s Gazette recently reviewed my guide to Sicilian tailors and am delighted that Raphael reached out to me to review it. Raphael is the fellow behind Gentleman’s Gazette and moreover he has actually been to Sicily. Needless to say, his passion for clothes speaks for itself. Likewise, Raphael’s review of …

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Update: Sleevehead’s Guide to Sicilian Tailors

The paperback version of my guide to Sicilian tailors is now available, as well as the original e-book. The guide has been reviewed by noted style author Bruce Boyer and Hugo Jacomet of Parisian Gentleman. Both versions of the book now include additional photos for one of the Messina tailors, a few minor typographic corrections …

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Update: Sleevehead’s Guide to Sicilian Tailors

I’ve updated my e-book to include additional photos for one of the Messina tailors, a few minor typographic corrections and more information on shopping and restaurants. The link above also quotes or references a couple of reviews of the guide by author Bruce Boyer and Hugo Jacomet of Parisian Gentleman. I also provide further editorial …

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Bruce Boyer: Reading and writing about men’s style

The Wall Street Journal recently interviewed noted men’s style writer Bruce Boyer regarding his forthcoming book, Gary Cooper: Enduring Style, his career as a fashion writer, and his thoughts on the future of menswear. Photo by Rose Callahan (http://dandyportraits.blogspot.com/2011/09/g-bruce-boyer-at-len-logsdail.html) My favorite quote appears when he recounts what the editor at Town & Country found most …

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Introducing Sleevehead’s Guide to Sicilian Tailors

I’m pleased to announce that my guide on Sicilian tailors is now available. Please check out the description of the e-book or click on the navigation button above for more details. To purchase, click on the buy now button above. Payment is accepted via PayPal, Visa and Mastercard. Below are teaser photos featuring the work …

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Sicilian tailors: What’s next after the Neapolitans?

I came across this September 2010 Irish Times article on Sicilian tailors. The article makes an astonishing claim, which, if true, speaks to a wonderful sartorial state of affairs in existence half a century ago. In postwar Italy, the author of the article estimates there were approximately 100,000 tailors serving about 85 per cent of …

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