‘Inspiration’ Category

  1. Prince Charles’ Details


    July 18, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Prince Charles and the power of details: a common enough charcoal gray three-piece suit changed with shawl lapels and unfinished …
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  2. Wide Stripe Suits


    July 17, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    This somewhat older portrait, perhaps from his pre-coke days, of Lapo Elkann is my favourite and drives my old point …
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  3. Tailored Rugby


    July 16, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    The Duke of Windsor shows how it’s done: 4×1 double-breasted drape suit, lapel flower, spread collar, regimental tie, spectator shoes …
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  4. Vintage Drape Suits


    July 14, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Olden golden inspiration: heavy shoulders, low gorges, short peak lapels, closed quarters, full legs, cuffs without breaks, jetted pockets, canes, …
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  5. Well-plaid


    July 6, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Today’s inspiration: bright blue-red-white tartan jacket, dark red knit spot tie, white soft pin collar shirt, stuffed ‘kerchief, funky trousers. …
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"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