Sportscoats and odd jackets are quite popular today but their origins lay in the riding jackets of the 19th century and Norfolk jacket, which is one of the most characteristic sportscoats ever invented. Read more
Recently, I came across a bunch of vintage Brooks Brothers materials and so I wanted to provide you with a little bit of history about this icon of menswear retail in America up until the 1940’s Read more
Outside of Europe, students in grade school generally do not learn how to use a fountain pen.
Sadly, without that experience, most have to go out of their way to develop an appreciation for the artistic element of writing Read more
As you may know, I have a substantial archive of magazines, books, and photographs related to menswear from the late 19th century through the present day. Read more