Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Dapperslowth Food. L’arte del Cibo secondo i dapperslowth.

        We finally are ready. A new session of our blog is starting: Food Session.

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Roma: Stilemaschile!

We were there! Finally Men have a new club in the Capital of Italy: where to chat about all the things that makes a Man happy! Tailors, Grooming, Shoes and Cirage, Spirits,Smoking and Cigars, Proper Food, Women… All the Pictures … Continue reading

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Chittleborough&Morgan: quintessentally british

Talking to Joe Morgan is a real pleasure: his politeness and knowledge in the world of Savile Row makes happy everyone who loves to go to the Tailor. First time i met Joe was years ago when i tried a … Continue reading

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The Dapper Meanderer

London, Napoli, Roma: a lot of nice people and a lot of nice things to refer. Coming soon. Londra, Napoli, Roma: belle persone e belle cose su cui riferire. Torniamo a scrivere a breve.

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The Story of Neapolitan Tailoring

Nick Foulkes is probably one of the best journalist to write about men’s wardrobe: under the control and the tales of Mariano Rubinacci, one of the most dapper and elegant man in the whole world, this book is telling how … Continue reading

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Workshop Visit: Occhialeria Artigiana (Handmade Glasses)

Living every moment of one’s life with elegance also means being able to see those moments with elegance! After the invention of the lens, centuries ago, only gentle people and clergy could afford glasses.

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The Tale of an Old Tweed Jacket

          A charming promotional booklet produced by the venerable Moss Brothers – Covent Garden, in the 50’s.

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Paris (II): A Dandy walk…

Not far from the Opera the dapperslowth found this unusual but really nice shop: Cape Code by Marc Guyot. In the “Cape Cod” shop, Marc Guyot presents his collections, directly inspired from the 30’s-40’s American dress code. Really a little … Continue reading

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Visit Factory: Breanish Tweed

Christina Mcleoad and her brother Iain are the people behind Breanish Tweed: they keep a traditon alive. Donald John ‘Zebo’ Macleod their father and Murdo Smith weave most of the cloth with Iain’s help. Christina Macleod and their mother Chrissie … Continue reading

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Uomo Artigiano / The Craftsman

A perfect vademecum for today. Homeric hymn to Hephaestus is the master god of craftsmen . Sennett views the satisfactions of physical making as a necessary part of being human. We need craft work as a way to keep ourselves … Continue reading

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