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  1. Interview with David Evans from Grey Fox Blog

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    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

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    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

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    October 12, 2017 by Ville Raivio


  4. Anatomy of a Cordings tweed jacket

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    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

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    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

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    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

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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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  8. A history of the Royal Stewart tartan

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    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

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    December 2, 2015 by Ville Raivio


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

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    July 11, 2015 by Ville Raivio






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