‘Eccentricities’ Category

  1. Some notes on dress at Eton College


    February 10, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    “Some notes on dress at Eton College by an Eton pupil Dress regulations It is interesting to note that here …
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  2. A definition of the young fogey


    May 14, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “It is difficult to define the Young Fogey. The most obvious trait in him however, is that he likes to …
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  3. The Keikari list of silly menswear words


    April 3, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    I’m not really one for lists though we live in the time of lists, and garb sites are no exception. …
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  4. The truth that sets him free


    June 26, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    “Like most men, I dress to please myself. For any heterosexual male this is inextricably linked with the ability to …
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  5. Men’s Jazz Clothes in the 1910s and ’20s


    December 16, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    ‘When a real smart ticker [pianist] would enter the place, say in winter, he’d leave his overcoat on and keep …
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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