‘Reading’ Category

  1. Some notes on dress at Eton College

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    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 style

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    October 29, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “Style is what happens when a person bends fashion to his personality.” – G. Bruce Boyer in his recent interview …
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  3. Baldesar Castiglione’s definition of sprezzatura

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    September 29, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “Therefore, whoever would be a good pupil must not only do things well, but must always make every effort to …
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  4. J.H. Thornton’s Textbook of Footwear Manufacture

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    July 8, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    The Honourable Cordwainers’ Company is an American non-profit organization for all shoemakers who care about the Gentle Craft and its …
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  5. Om Malik’s interview with Brunello Cucinelli

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    May 13, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    Om Malik, an American IT-journalist, has shared a wonderfully thorough interview with Brunello Cucinelli. The text has BC elaborating on …
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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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