Monthly Archives: January 2013

Book Review: Paul Strand/ Tir a’Mhurain: Outer Hebrides of Scotland

  In 1954 Paul Strand and his wife Hazel spent three months traversing the rugged island of South Uist, off the west coast of Scotland. This book is an evocative portraits of Scottish lives. Beautiful images, including beautiful clothing, for … Continue reading

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Atkinsons, The Royal Irish Poplin

Talking about ties is always a very personal thing, like parfumes or braces. But there are some rules that cannot be considered: tie needs to match with the fabric of your suit, that’s for sure.

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Details / Dettagli

  Hand made, hand sewed buttonholes in shirt and jacket, double front pocket, horn buttons for jacket and mother of pearl buttons for shirt: details in the creations of Anna Matuozzo for the shirt and Mimmo Pirozzi for the jacket

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BARN Find!

During the week end i was trying to tidy up all the stuff in an old barn to make it ready for a restoration. Surprisingly i found an old bag with some old clothes forgotten since i left my University … Continue reading

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Tennis: anyone?

        The world of the men clothing has been influenced by the sport, the hunting and the army.

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Workshop visit: London Cloth Company

      It is amazing: we are in central London and we found a mill!

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Nantucket: The Red

Nantucket is a lovely island situated in the northeastern part of US, off the coast of Cape Cod, a peninsula of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Very well attended during summer.

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Charleston: My favourite City in USA / La mia città preferità negli USA

I really don’t know why Charleston is my favourite destination in US: maybe for the atmosphere of  belle epoque, maybe because here was played Gone with the Wind and there is still its charme, maybe for the fact that the … Continue reading

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Miami: Defending the tradition / Difendendo la tradizione

Miami is not a place where to go for sartorial interest unless you like the deco art and all around that: perfect place to relax with friends and family. I had that opportunity for a reunion with alumni and our … Continue reading

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Chronicles from US: meandering in the East / Cronache dagli USA: in giro per la Costa dell'Est

Soon we will report about it… A breve qualche racconto…

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