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    29 Dec

  1. When layering goes too far

    It will be no suprise that I like the understated fall colour scheme and mix of rustic textures shown on the picture above; gabardine cotton trenchcoat that appears sage green on my screen (that that rhymes) burnt orange wool polo neck sweater, faded grey flannel trousers… yummy yet I get the feel the stylists that came up with this look were not aware of the dicta attributed to Coco Chanel:  “Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and remove one accessory.” & “Less is always more.” I find the visual overkill of collars and ascot is a bit farcical. The Burberry Look, print ad for Burberrys’, 1982.

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  2. 28 Dec

  3. L’échappée beige. Fall/winterwear suggestions for december 2012 from the beige frontrunners of L’Officiel Hommes, 1982. Click to enlarge.

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  4. 18 Nov

  5. Relax in campagna, weekend style according to L’Uomo Vogue, 1992

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  6. 8 Nov

  7. Ruby Wax visits Cordings of Piccadilly as part of the Brilliant Britain series and talks to Noll Uloth about how to dress like a ‘perfect British gentleman’ (‘perfect’ or ‘true’ or ‘real gentlemen’ don’t exist Ed.) They take a closer look at Cordings’ colourful range of wale cord trousers, a riding mac and a hacking jacket. 

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  8. 28 Oct

  9. Wax jackets are the ultimate weekend wear. Italian Portraits Video Interview: Giovanni Mazzei. 

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