‘Jackets’ Category

  1. Anatomy of the Valstarino jacket


    August 21, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Valstar is an Italian maker with a penchant for outerwear, best known for their A-1 flight jacket version, Valstarino, born …
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  2. A history of unstructured jackets


    August 5, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Sometimes a name really is an omen. Unstructured jackets, as the term implies, are odd jackets, suit jackets or top-layer …
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  3. Anatomy of a Gagliardi jacket


    July 31, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Gagliardi is a family-owned Maltese menswear company born in 1964, run through its parent company Bortex. It was founded by Salvatore …
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  4. 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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  5. The Features of Oxxford Clothes


    November 4, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    A little something that came with an Oxxford jacket of mine, this scanned copy sheds light on the features of …
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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".
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