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Consistency and uniformity: Military dress in men’s style

Since today is Memorial Day in the US, let’s talk about military dress. In these photos, you’ll see hints of some of the key dimensions of men’s clothing – color, cloth, multiple levels of formality (not just one!) and the peaceful coexistence of utility and ornamentation (e.g. regarding accessories).   Why is all of this …

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Amsterdam: The Russian bespoke connection

If you’re in Amsterdam this month, don’t miss the exhibition “At the Russian Court: Palace and Protocol in the 19th Century” at the Hermitage Amsterdam museum (ends January 31). This inaugural exhibition of the museum recreates the sumptuous materiality of courtly life in 19th century tsarist Russia. For the sartorially inclined, there’s an extensive display …

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Summer remainders: London & Bath

This post is severely overdue but better late than never, right? Includes photos of London (Savile Row, Kensington) and Bath (Fashion Museum). Kensington: Hornets, Michael German Antiques Savile Row Bath: Fashion Museum The following are shots of some of the Fashion Museum permanent collection: Chanel & Topshop Mary Quant / Ossie Clark / Missoni 1970s …

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2008 post of the year: Seeing the forest from the trees

It appears the 2008 discussion thread of the year enjoyed a brief revival since my post last month. This generated additional discussion that, in turn, has led me to award the 2008 post of the year to Styleforum member DocHolliday. He writes: I find the quality comparisons of high-end RTW interesting in that they focus …

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