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the tweed blazer

By James | Published: 9. March 2012
No other fabric catches the imagination quite as much as Harris Tweed. The material, so steeped in history, is still hand woven in the Outer Hebrides. Indeed if it isn't made on the Isle of Harris, it can't bear the name. For a fabric that is so utilitarian and robust it is also incredibly elegant. Often the most striking characteristic is the colour with [...]

dave’s waistcoat

By James | Published: 22. September 2011
Men don't seem to wear waistcoats very much anymore, I think there is feeling that they somehow make an outfit look more formal, while dressing down is becoming more common in almost all situations. I really don't think that's the case though. A couple of months ago I made this suit, and Dave wanted the waistcoat to match. Sunday's Berlin Tweed Day gave him [...]