In the world of sartorial style there are few questions which inspire more rigorous debate than “Can sneakers be worn with suits?” During my early dips into the sartorial pond I would’ve responded “Are you serious bro?”. But this tadpole has matured with age (or so he hopes).
Despite a more than passing resemblance to roadkill, tweed is actually (at least in my opinion), one of the most beautiful colder weather fabrics. A wool fabric, woven from relatively short fibres which have not been combed smoothly and are twisted less tightly than worsted wool fabrics, it is a hardy cloth that drapes beautifully.
Speaking from personal experience, fathers can serve as style inspirations in more ways than the purely aesthetic. They shape who we are, who we will become; and if style is an expression of self then their influence cannot be overstated.
I would have never thought that I’d ever see tailoring and sports together outside of gimmicky campaign shots.
Le Noued Papillon‘s La Belle Dame pocket squares are specimens of Miskatonic magnificence.
Burwood, a quiet suburb in Sydney’s Inner-West, hides one of the most stylish custom clothiers in the city.
I’ve gotten some pretty interesting reactions when I’ve asked people to touch my madder tie. I find I have to assure them that “madder tie” isn’t a euphemism and that I’m just as disappointed as they are. Trust.