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  1. A history of the DAKS waistband

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    January 26, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    DAKS is an English clothier founded by one Simeon Simpson in the London of 1894. The S. Simpson company originally …
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  2. Ties and handkerchiefs from Shibumi Berlin

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    January 23, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    Niels The Notorious and Benedikt The Benedetto from Shibumi sent me a tie and ‘chief to hear my thoughts on …
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  3. Interview with “TweedyProf”

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    January 21, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    Vr: Your age and occupation? TP: I’m 45. I am a faculty member at a major research university in the …
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  4. A history of pyjamas

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    January 19, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    Pyjamas were originally loose, thin trousers that staid up with the help of a thin cord. Men and women shrouded …
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  5. David Mitchell’s black tie style soapbox rant

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    January 10, 2016 by Ville Raivio


  6. Interview with Tomasz Miler from Miler Spirits and Style

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    January 1, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? TM: I am 31. I own SpiritsAndStyle,­ a company of 30 people that is focused …
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