‘Reading’ Category

  1. Forthediscerningfew’s interview with Yukio Akamine


    February 7, 2020 by Ville Raivio

    February 2012 was marked by FTDF’s Pierre-Antoine Levy and Virgile Mercier meeting with the Humphrey Bogart of Japan, Yukio Akamine. …
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  2. Why American Workers Now Dress So Casually


    June 30, 2019 by Ville Raivio

    Leave it to The Atlantic, one of the last quality journals left in America, to come up with interesting titles. …
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  3. Dandyism in Oscar Wilde’s Plays Lady Windermere’s Fan and The Importance of Being Earnest


    November 1, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    I have a thing for dandyism. I cannot explain why, but I believe each man has a passion or few. …
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  4. The decadence of the Made in Italy-label


    October 13, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    The superb New Yorker magazine sent its investigative journalist to Prato, Italy, to find out about a nasty phenomenon. The …
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  5. What we lost in the casual revolution by G. Bruce Boyer


    September 18, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    Who else but G. Bruce Boyer? Let us leave it to him to tell what the western culture has lost …
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