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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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"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