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Saxony Suit Fall Fashions Apparel Arts 1930s

Today, we would like to present a beautiful fashion illustration from Apparel Arts 1935 that shows the influence of typical country clothing on town wear. We will also analyze these silhouettes and learn why 8 inch long side vents became so popular that year.   Read more


W. W. Chan – the Finest Bespoke Tailor from Hong Kong

Usually when people talk about bespoke suits, Europe, especially England, Italy and sometimes France are the first to come up in conversation. Some might mention the few bespoke tailors left in the US and then finally, last, but not least, Hong Kong is infamous among many tourists for its “bespoke” suits. For some reason, the former Crown Colony managed to establish itself as a bespoke destination. Read more


Film: Gosford Park and the Clothes

Today, it is again time for a film review, and so we would like to present you Gosford Park by Robert Altman and Julian Fellowes. The film was nominated for 7 Oscars. It is an entertaining murder mystery Read more

Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey & Huntsman

Lately, we had the opportunity to watch the first season of Julian Fellowes’ period drama, Downton Abbey. It is set mostly in and around the fictional Downton Abbey, a 1,000 acre estate which is inhabited by Robert Crawley, the current Earl of Grantham, his family and servants. Read more