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  1. A history of the sack cut


    August 28, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    The sack cut is a method of cutting jackets and coats, and it stands out from the commonplace. Most contemporary …
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  2. Anatomy of the Barbour Beaufort wax cotton jacket


    July 8, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    J. Barbour and Sons is Great Britain. It would be pointless to list the company’s three royal warrants, vast selection …
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  3. The Balmacaan coat


    June 29, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    The Balmacaan is a long, loose-fitting single-breasted coat, usually styled with the triad of fly front, short bal collar and …
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  4. A history of Chesterfield coats


    January 24, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    I am reluctant to write that there ever was the Chesterfield model, but rather many improvisations on a single tune. …
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  5. A history of the polo coat


    August 9, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    The polo coat is a beige double-breasted overcoat usually made with patch pockets, wide lapels, a half-belt, set-in sleeves, turnback …
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  6. Roosevelt’s Cape


    March 21, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    The Yalta conference has left plenty of Americans scratching their heads. Held from the fourth to the eleventh of February in …
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