‘Etiquette’ Category

  1. Hardy Amies in Quote


    October 26, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    “The sight of the clothes worn on the streets today provokes fascinating thoughts. Marcifully, you can say, there is less …
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  2. A video history of the tuxedo or dinner jacket


    October 10, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    CBS shares a swell clip on the story of the dinner jacket (or tuxedo across the pond) with some choice …
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  3. Cary Grant’s Button-down Shirts with French Cuffs


    October 6, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Yes, the legends are true: Cary Grant, that style icon, Hollywood favourite, transatlantic enunciator and second Greatest Male Star of …
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  4. Wedding Attire in the Modern World


    August 2, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Daily lore: an archived copy of Michael Anton’s speech at a convention for wedding planners. For some dubious reason this …
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  5. James Laver in Quote


    July 24, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    ‘[All men’s clothes] start by being sports costume; they are then adopted, and adapted, for ordinary day wear, they then …
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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".
~ Beau Brummell