Tailoring

My Ode to the Jacket....

Paula Fry | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paula Fry

I've a little confession to make... I am in love with jackets. There I said it. No going back now. Having just counted 35 in my wardrobe I thought I'd get rid of a few, you know, make a bit of room.

A Man's Guide to Timeless Style

James Wilson | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Style
James Wilson

Many people talk about timeless style like it's the holy grail of menswear. Style immortality. Immunity from the whims of fashion. But is it really possible? The answer is yes and no. Whilst it is wholly possible to buy clothing that will look great for years to come, eventually some parts of your wardrobe are going to require an update.

How To Buy Your First Suit

James Wilson | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Style
James Wilson

For those uninitiated into the world of tailoring, it can seem rather intimidating. There are so many 'rules'. Everyone has an opinion; friends, colleagues, family members, even random people on the street. Whilst there is plenty of scope to get it catastrophically wrong, it's easier than you think to get it right.

My Tribute to Soho's Bespoke Tailors With Phil Daniels (Song and Video)

Tim Arnold | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Tim Arnold

These cats are hardcore stylists, but their roots are, like all the best tailors, in Savile Row. The difference is that they've all become rock stars by moving their trade to Soho. And it's right that Soho is the place where they have made their mark, because Soho is the world that encourages 'preservation of the individual'.

Mark Powell: It's All in the Footwork

Jason Holmes | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK Style
Jason Holmes

The shop at 2 Marshall Street in Soho is something of an Aladdin's Cave, the headless mannequins in the window the sharpest-dressed sentries you'll fi...

At One Time, Even the Humble Suit was a Newcomer...

Sara Catanzaro | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Style
Sara Catanzaro

Suit design has been on a varied and exciting journey over the past 350 years, but its conception can be attributed to one man, Charles I.

We're Dressing Better but It's Not Quite There Yet Chaps

Gabriel John | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Style
Gabriel John

It has to be said there are a lot of dapper chaps out there in London Town, but there are no excuses for some of the fashion nightmares that I see on a daily basis.

Historic British Brand Aquascutum Has Now Gone Into Administration

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK

Aquascutum, the historic British clothing brand that has clad Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother in its erstwhile trench coats, has gone into admi...

Historic British Brand That Clothed Churchill And Queen Mother On Brink Of Collapse

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK

Aquascutum, the historic British clothing brand which has clad Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother in its erstwhile trenchcoats is on the brink of ...

London Fashion Week: Corrie Nielsen Autumn Winter 2012

Nick Bain | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Style
Nick Bain

As London Fashion Week's second on schedule show Corrie set the bar high. As I said in the preview it is one thing to see the collection in the final stages of production in a studio, it is something completely different to see it in it's entirety as collection on the runway. My breath wasn't taken away, it was stolen.

Create Your Own Uniform

Laetitia Wajnapel | Posted 21.09.2011 | UK Style
Laetitia Wajnapel

I have dozens of perfectly lovely dresses, skirts, trousers, shoes and anything you could think about. I write about clothes for a living. Yet I still end up tossing things on my bed in a fit of rage when I need to pick an outfit. At least I used to until I figured out what my uniform was.