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  1. Interview with Patrick Hall


    May 24, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? PH: I am 35 years old, and an Episcopal/Anglican priest. I currently work as the …
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  2. Conservatism in men’s clothes


    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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  3. Ralph Lauren and the necktie


    July 18, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    Ralph Lauren has many fans. His career began in 1967 with a range of neckties, and some two years later …
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  4. Anatomy of a vintage Brooks Brothers button-down shirt


    March 5, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    Those in the know also know that Brooks Brothers used to make “The” button-down shirt, as was good and proper …
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  5. Interview with Al Castiel III


    June 27, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? AC: I’m a twenty-two-year-old University student and I currently intern in the bespoke department at …
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