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  1. Interview with David Evans from Grey Fox Blog


    July 12, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? DE: I’m 63 years old, a former lawyer and latterly school teacher. I’m now largely …
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  2. Interview with Kohki Watanabe


    March 26, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? KW: I am 25 years old, turning to 26 in April, and I am a …
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  3. The traditions of Scottish tweed


    October 12, 2017 by Ville Raivio

  4. Anatomy of a Cordings tweed jacket


    March 9, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    Cordings, that little shop in Piccadilly, London, sent over a most British tweed jacket for Keikari’s anatomical series. The company …
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  5. Savile Row and Jermyn Street in pictures


    February 23, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    Alamy’s large stock photo collection holds over a thousand more-or-less candid shots of Savile Row, reaching from the 1940s to this, …
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  6. Some notes on dress at Eton College


    February 10, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    “Some notes on dress at Eton College by an Eton pupil Dress regulations It is interesting to note that here …
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  7. A history of the DAKS waistband


    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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  8. A history of the Royal Stewart tartan


    December 16, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    The Royal Stewart is one of the best-known and widely spread free use tartans. It is used in all possible …
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  9. Handmade British caps and hats from Lawrence&Foster


    December 2, 2015 by Ville Raivio

  10. James Laver and Men’s Fashions In Technicolor, 1952


    July 11, 2015 by Ville Raivio

Only a beautiful life is worth living.

"If John Bull turns around to look at you, you are not well dressed; but either too stiff, too tight, or too fashionable".
~ Beau Brummell