RSS Feed

‘Coats’ Category

  1. A history of the sack cut

    0

    August 28, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    The sack cut is a method of cutting, used in jackets and coats, that stands out from the commonplace. Most all …
    keep reading


  2. Anatomy of the Barbour Beaufort wax cotton jacket

    0

    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 …
    keep reading


  3. The Balmacaan coat

    0

    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 …
    keep reading


  4. A history of Chesterfield coats

    0

    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. …
    keep reading


  5. The Polo Coat

    0

    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 …
    keep reading


  6. Roosevelt’s Cape

    2

    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 …
    keep reading






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

Archives