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The tapered penny loafer



Everlane Modern Penny Loafer

The gorgeous Grechen of Grechen’s Closet wrote the most complimentary book review ever of The New Garconne (thank you Grechen) and in the process alerted me to Everlane’s ‘Modern Penny Loafer’.

I’m such a stick-in-the-mud that I hadn’t addressed all the newer elongated loafers (I think Gucci did them first). (more…)



What to steal from Louis Vuitton menswear AW17



Louis Vuitton Menswear AW17

Aside from the Supreme logo overload, let’s look at the rest of the Louis Vuitton menswear AW17 collection. This was very sellable, very luxe and pretty much ageless. I loved all the styling cues – a flashback to 90s New York for me (although 80s Basquiat was the reference that Jones cited) with the oversized pleated pants with white sneakers look (more…)



Buy it now: a polished peasant shirt



Polished peasant shirt

I’ve been tasked by a fellow blogger with finding a more affordable dupe of my beloved Atlantique Ascoli peasant shirts.There aren’t many to be found because part of the cost of an Ascoli (around £500) is due to their fabrics – starched bright white custom-made cottons. And they’re fairtrade too. (more…)



Gentlewoman style: The Cartier Panthère watch is back



Cartier Panthère watch relaunch
Cartier is reviving its Panthère watch, last seen adorning a Joseph-sleeved wrist in the 1990s. Interesting because it appears sales of traditional watches are enjoying a slight upswing in popularity. (Well, at least they’ve stopped tanking – no pun intended.) (more…)