RSS Feed

‘Etiquette’ Category

  1. Hardy Amies in Quote

    0

    October 26, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    “The sight of the clothes worn on the streets today provokes fascinating thoughts. Marcifully, you can say, there is less …
    keep reading


  2. A video history of the tuxedo or dinner jacket

    0

    October 10, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    CBS shares a swell clip on the story of the dinner jacket (or tuxedo across the pond) with some choice …
    keep reading


  3. Cary Grant’s Button-down Shirts with French Cuffs

    0

    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 …
    keep reading


  4. Wedding Attire in the Modern World

    0

    August 2, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Daily lore: an archived copy of Michael Anton’s speech at a convention for wedding planners. For some dubious reason this …
    keep reading


  5. James Laver in Quote

    0

    July 24, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    ‘[All men’s clothes] start by being sports costume; they are then adopted, and adapted, for ordinary day wear, they then …
    keep reading


  6. Interview with Ivor Spencer

    0

    July 17, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    There is only one Ivor Spencer and his devotion to perfection is Brummellian in its clearest sense. The founder and …
    keep reading


  7. A Short History of Tailcoats

    0

    July 7, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Michael Anton, the artist formerly known as Nicholas Antongiavanni, has written a wonderful short history of tailcoats on City Journal. …
    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