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  1. A history of the DAKS waistband


    January 26, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    DAKS is an English clothier founded by one Simeon Simpson in the London of 1894. The S. Simpson company originally …
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  2. Tips for ironing trousers


    June 17, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    There is no single correct way for ironing trousers — only the end results matter. As traditions go, smart trousers …
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  3. Tweed clothes from Cordings of Piccadilly


    May 13, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Keikari readers will likely know the heritage of Cordings, its relationship with Eric Clapton, the vast selection of very English …
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  4. 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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  5. Hiut Denim Factory


    June 25, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Hiut Factory from Hiut Denim on Vimeo.

  6. Khakis in the 1950’s


    June 14, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Today’s link leads to AAAC, where one menwear dilettante has shared scanned copies of original military issue and military-inpired khaki …
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  7. The Savile Row Trouser Fold


    May 23, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    One of the most useful tips online, courtesy of The Esquire Style Book.

  8. Style Basics in Pictures


    March 27, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    The Japanese are wondermakers in the field of illustrations. The Lost Sheep has translated one Japanese picture guide to the …
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  9. Zip-related Genital Injury


    March 19, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    “Abstract OBJECTIVE: To describe the epidemiology of genital injuries caused by trouser zips and to educate both consumers and the …
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