April 2011

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Sunspel Riviera polo shirt

April 26, 2011

The current excellent weather requires a shirt that’s lightweight and comfortable, yet still be smart enough to not look out of place in a nice restaurant. Enter Sunspel’s Riviera polo shirt. The Riviera is by far the most breathable polo shirt in my wardrobe. Perhaps that’s something to do with its fabric being warp-knitted on […]

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Inspiration, not imitation

April 18, 2011

They say that imitation is the greatest form of flattery. This is all very well for pop-star impersonators and tribute bands who make a living from copying others, but the wholesale imitation of others’ style is best avoided by the average man. It’s all too easy to look like a fashion victim. Copying a style […]

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Barbour Barfield jacket

April 6, 2011

Fancy getting a Barbour Bedale but think they’re a bit on the baggy side? You’re in luck: Barbour have recently released the Barfield jacket. It’s like the Bedale in many respects, only shorter and a damn sight trimmer.

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Don’t sacrifice comfort for price

April 1, 2011

If there’s one thing I can tell you about living in a highly earthquake-prone metropolis, aside from the nagging thought that living in a ten-storey block of flats isn’t a great idea, it’s that you should be prepared to hightail it to safer ground at any moment. Though the magnitude-nine monster that struck off Japan’s […]

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