‘Vintage’ Category

  1. Interview with Jarrod Dickenson


    May 15, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? JD: I am 32 years old, and I’m a singer, songwriter, touring and recording artist. …
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  2. George Hoby, bootmaker


    April 12, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    “Hoby was not only the greatest and most fashionable bootmaker in London, but, in spite of the old adage, ‘Ne …
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  3. Interview with Kohki Watanabe


    March 26, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? KW: I am 25 years old, turning to 26 in April, and I am a …
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  4. Ralph Lauren and the necktie


    July 18, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    Ralph Lauren has many fans. His career began in 1967 with a range of neckties, and some two years later …
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  5. Anatomy of a vintage Brooks Brothers button-down shirt


    March 5, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    Those in the know also know that Brooks Brothers used to make “The” button-down shirt, as was good and proper …
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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