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  1. Stiff Collar


    July 4, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Julien Scavini is a French tailor who practised architecture in his previous life before picking up the trade of the …
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  2. The Parisian lapel


    June 26, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    The Parisian lapel (Fr. le cran tailleur, le cran Parisien, cran Necker) is a uniquely French lapel design, where the …
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  3. A visit to Arnys: Rive Gauche Style


    June 15, 2014 by Ville Raivio

  4. Factory tour at J.M. Weston


    May 30, 2014 by Ville Raivio

  5. Inside Charvet’s 28 Place Vendôme store


    March 22, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    If there is no such thing as shirt store porn, let this little post give a name to a series. Claude …
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  6. Pierre Corthay: The Beauty of the Gesture


    November 26, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    La Beauté du Geste / The Beauty of the Gesture from Parisian Gentleman on Vimeo.

  7. Marc de Luca on Rue des Experts


    October 16, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Rue des Experts is an interesting site. Its aim is to offer a video medium to French experts on topics …
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  8. Interview with Pierre-Antoine Levy and Virgile Mercier from For The Discerning Few


    September 26, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? PAL: I am 26 years old. I work in menswear. VM: I am a consultant …
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  9. Hugo Jacomet’s Interview with Kinowear


    August 10, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Subtitles available with a click or two.

  10. The Details of Francesco Smalto


    August 4, 2013 by Ville Raivio

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