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  1. Hardy Amies on balance in clothing

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    August 10, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “Balance is the ultimate test of a finished coat. It is really the hang, the look, and the feel of …
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  2. The best of slim trousers

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    August 3, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “The most slimming trouser is not the tightest, but the one that is trimmest without pulling. The lines must be …
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  3. Bobby Fischer’s clothes hobbies

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    July 23, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “You know they say you can tell the decline of a nation when the people begin to lose interest in …
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  4. The triumph of cloth over silk in men’s clothing

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    July 10, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “From the beginning of the [18th] century cloth had been the correct material for day wear; its quality constantly improved …
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  5. Lord Chesterfield’s Letters

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    July 4, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “Your dress (as insignificant a thing as dress is in itself) is now become an object of worthy of some …
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  6. A definition of the young fogey

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    May 14, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “It is difficult to define the Young Fogey. The most obvious trait in him however, is that he likes to …
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  7. Hadrian in quote

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    May 13, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “I feel responsible for the world’s beauty.” – Hadrian


  8. Samuel Pepys on style and clothes

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    April 19, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “21st. Up and by coach to Mr. Cole’s, and there conferred with him about some law business, and so to …
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  9. Shakespeare on fashion

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    April 15, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “All this I see, and see that the fashion wears out more apparel than man…” – Conrade in William Shakespeare’s …
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  10. Adolphe Menjou’s style and tailoring stories

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    April 8, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “On the screen the slightest flaw in the cut of a suit is exaggerated. Sometimes as many as eight or …
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