Riding, Shooting And Hunting Suits

Hunting, Riding & Shooting Suits from the 1930′s

After discussing Nucky Thompson’s clothes in Boardwalk Empire, I want to present to you a slightly edited article about hunting and riding which I found in an Apparel Arts magazine from 1934. Read more

Barchetta and Linen Pocket Square

The Fresco Fabric

When most people hear fresco they will probably think of a certain painting type which is found on plaster, ceilings or walls. The word fresco is derived from the Italian affresco which means as much as”fresh”. This describes perfectly the technique because the color has to be applied to the plaster as long as it is wet. Read more

Mazarin-Gammarelli-Socks

Mes Chausettes Rouge – Mazarin and Gammarelli Socks

A few months ago, Vincent Metzger of French label Mes Chausettes Rouges provided us with several fil d’ecosse socks of Gamarelli and Mazarin. After a few months of wearing them, we want to provide you with a product review as well as an introduction to the long standing tailoring houses behind these socks. Read more