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  1. Frank Lloyd Wright’s wisdom

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    July 31, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    “Give me the luxuries of life, and I will willingly do without the necessities.” — Frank Lloyd Wright


  2. Many men actually don’t know what to wear

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    July 26, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    ”It used to be rather simple and time-saving: a man would get up in the morning, put on his business …
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  3. George Hoby, bootmaker

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    April 12, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    “Hoby was not only the greatest and most fashionable bootmaker in London, but, in spite of the old adage, ‘Ne …
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  4. Conservatism in men’s clothes

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    January 11, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    “…let me say here a word about conservatism. It does not mean a stubborn refusal to discard what is old …
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  5. The popularity of quality clothes in Japan

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    November 23, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    “Analysts estimate that 20 percent of all luxury goods are sold in Japan and another 30 percent to Japanese traveling …
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  6. Walt Whitman on quality shoes

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    April 1, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    “Probably there is no way to have good and easy boots or shoes, except to have lasts modeled exactly to …
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  7. Dressing up at Harvard

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    March 12, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    “Harvard lecturer Stephen Shoemaker, whose courses include ‘Harvard’s History and Evolving Religious Identity,’ has been a J. Press customer since …
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  8. Yukio Akamine’s words

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    January 13, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    “With beautiful things [like clothes], it is all about learning to wait, being patient. People today, they don’t want to …
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  9. Why do the Japanese spend so much on clothing?

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    February 19, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    “For example, why have the Japanese been so interested in fashion — arguably far beyond other cultural fields? As Japanese …
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  10. Queen Victoria’s style advice to his son, The Prince of Wales

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    December 11, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “Dress is a trifling matter which might not be raised to too much importance in our own eyes. But it …
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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