‘Eccentricities’ Category

  1. Triple Sole Snow Shoes

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    November 25, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Leave it to the Italians: vintage triple sole snow shoes with turned toes in brown grain leather with bellows tongue, …
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  2. Cary Grant’s Button-down Shirts with French Cuffs

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    October 6, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Yes, the legends are true: Cary Grant, that style icon, Hollywood favourite, transatlantic enunciator and second Greatest Male Star of …
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  3. Prince Charles Is a Clotheshorse Who Gets His Shoelaces Ironed

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    October 4, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    ‘Prince Charles employs 133 staff to look after him and Camilla, more than 60 of them domestics: chefs, cooks, footmen, …
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  4. Live Men Do Wear Plaid

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    August 24, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Olden lore: Time magazine’s June issue turned its gaze to glen urquhart plaid and presidential style in 1982. On this …
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  5. Cary Grant’s Nylon Panties

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    June 28, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    ‘Although [Cary] Grant, who is fifty-six, favors such abominations as large tie knots and claims to have originated the square-style …
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