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  1. Well Suited for the White House: Kennedy style

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    March 25, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    LIFE magazine’s October 13 issue from 1961 included a fascinating analysis on the sprezzidential style of John F. Kennedy and …
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  2. A Favorite English Sentence by G. Bruce Boyer

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    March 17, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    I’ve written this before but here it goes again: The Sartorialist was a treasure trove of inspiration back in the …
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  3. The English Country House Look by G. Bruce Boyer

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    March 1, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    GBB wrote about the ECHL on ASW in 2009, succesfully spread into the States through Brooks Brothers and later on …
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  4. The Story of Camel Hair by S. Stroock & Co.

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    February 17, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    The Story of Camel Hair is a short and useful guide to the wonders of camel hair. First published by S. …
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  5. Forthediscerningfew’s interview with François Ferdinand

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    February 16, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    FtDF met François Ferdinand, the founder of the Ivy League-inspired J. Keydge, back in April 2013. The man behind the …
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  6. Donald John McKay, the Harris Tweed man

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    February 13, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Donald John McKay (MBE) weaves cloth. His is a small shed behind a house on a wee road by the …
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  7. My Father’s Closet by John Seabrook

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    February 8, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    March 16, 1998, was greeted in The New Yorker’s pages with an article from John Seabrook. He wrote about his …
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  8. Forthediscerningfew’s interview with Yukio Akamine

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    January 29, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    February 2012 was marked by FTDF’s Pierre-Antoine Levy and Virgile Mercier’s meeting with the Humphrey Bogart of Japan, Yukio Akamine. …
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  9. The oral history of menswear blogging by David Greenwald

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    January 22, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Here’s a little sentence I rarely use: the following is a must-read. On December 13, 2011, GQ published an interesting …
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  10. Men in Style: The Golden Age of Fashion From Esquire

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    January 17, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    In 1993, the American publishing house Rizzoli performed a small-scale cultural achievement. To this day, Men in Style: The Golden Age …
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