Makers of Distinction or: Nothing but the Best – Thomas Girtin

Last year, we reviewed Sydney Barney’s book “Clothes and the Man” which was basically Read more

Spring Suits 1939

Spring Suits Extraordinaire

Today, we will continue with the third part of our Spring Outfit series. Part 1 focused on the details of the Paddock Suit, and in part 2 we analyzed the Navy Blue Spring Suit. This time, we want to present you to a couple of suits that are a bit more extraordinary. Read more

Randolph Engineering Aviator Sunglasses

Randolph Engineering – Aviators at their Best

A couple of months ago, we were provided with a pair of sunglasses by Randolph Engineering, the Massachusetts-based manufacturer of shooting eyewear and sunglasses. Since that happened to occur just prior to winter in Minnesota, it took us a short while to thoroughly review them. Read more

The Yellow Rolls Royce Film

Film review: The Yellow Rolls Royce

A while ago we reviewed the film, The Damned, by Luchino Visconti and paid particular attention to the clothing of the male actors. Today, we want to continue in this spirit and take a closer look Read more


The Navy Blue Spring Summer Suit

After our recent introduction of the paddock coat, we will now continue the series with another spring suit as shown in Apparel Arts 1939.  Read more

Caiman Crocodile Belt Brass Buckle J

The Caiman Crocodile Belt with Two Buckles

Caiman Crocodile Belt Brass Buckle J

A couple of weeks ago, we were provided with an interesting belt by J. Hilburn which we want to present to you today. Recently, we also previewed one of their sweaters.

Today, we want to focus not just on any belt, but a hand made caiman crocodile belt in English Tan . Read more