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. Ties and handkerchiefs from Shibumi Berlin


    January 23, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    Niels The Notorious and Benedikt The Benedetto from Shibumi sent me a tie and ‘chief to hear my thoughts on …
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  3. Interview with “TweedyProf”


    January 21, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    Vr: Your age and occupation? TP: I’m 45. I am a faculty member at a major research university in the …
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  4. A history of pyjamas


    January 19, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    Pyjamas were originally loose, thin trousers that staid up with the help of a thin cord. Men and women shrouded …
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  5. David Mitchell’s black tie style soapbox rant


    January 10, 2016 by Ville Raivio

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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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