‘Style Icons’ Category

  1. Designing James Bond’s Look


    July 17, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Designing Bond’s Look from Barbican Centre on Vimeo.

  2. Cary Grant’s autobiography: Archie Leach


    July 8, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    In 1963, Cary Grant was at the ripe age of 58 and had nothing more to prove to anyone — …
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  3. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. in Vogue


    June 27, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    “Mr. Fairbanks’s eye for strong, but un-obvious combinations of colour was apparent in his clear-blue shirt striped and collared in …
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  4. Well Suited for the White House: Kennedy style


    March 25, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    LIFE magazine’s October 13 issue from 1961 included a fascinating analysis on the sprezzidential style of John F. Kennedy and …
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  5. Adolphe Menjou’s style wisdom


    February 18, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    “My father was something of a dude and he tought me to dress to the limit of my pocketbook. He …
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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