Pure cashmere that, from some distance (actually also at close), looks almost like denim. From Drapers’ Golden Selection bunch.
Fairly casual at a London art gallery a few weeks ago…
Edward Green, one of the great steadies of English shoemaking.
Lets hope they stay that way and that the Harrod’s pop up store, revamped Jermyn Street shop and some new fashionable accents do not lead towards the temptation of qualitative dilution.
Talking about bespoke restrospectives…
The vintage Rubinaccip polo coat (1940s if I remember correctly) as known from the Rubinacci ‘museum’, The Rake magazine etc…
Image taken a few years ago in the old Naples store in Via Filangieri.
A classic from the, ehm archives:
A bespoke overcoat I had made in ca.2010 from a heavy Harrisons wool/camelhair coating with an awfully demanding cut in the back with two semi-box pleats that function like side vents.
Also pictured: The copious amounts of hand padstichting on the bias-cut canvas (used instead of thick haircloth) and on the lapels, one of those highly fetishised steps of handwork particular to bespoke clothing.
Simple, custom made card case in khaki coloured crocodile leather – slowly gaining patina after I had it made over 3 years ago.