‘Everyone’s a Dwimmer baby that’s the truth.’ Apologies, but that track was running around in my head the entire weekend. I always like to think of future jingles for advertising campaigns. Honestly why Lidl hasn’t used the Oasis track ‘Little by Little’ and morphed it into ‘Lidl buy Lidl’ is…

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This week I had the pleasure of interviewing both Paul Du Noyer (Paul McCartney’s Biographer) and the first man to ever tailor Beatles, Walter Smith. I tried desperately to get someone from Crombie on the line to talk about Tommy Nutter, the rock star tailor who tailored 3 out of…

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The women work 12 hour days in Ba Ri Tailors with only 2 days off a month. They work hard and they’re good at what they do, from a family of 3rd and 4th generation seamstresses. The guys play cards, drink beer and sing karaoke, by all accounts. 80% of tourists…

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Pretending to read the Bo Concept catalogue as the cats aggregate on the dinner table. Wearing a Navy White Fine Stripe Linen Blend Slim Fit Casual Shirt from Savile Row Company. Banded collar, aka Grandad collar. £35, click on image to take you to the store. We put one of…

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I had the good fortune to be sent on a pair of Claes Goran Chelsea Boots the other week and wanted to give you a demonstration. In the video I go into a brief history of Claes Goran and give you an even briefer outline of the goodyear welted shoe.…

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“I’m sorry, John, but you’re gonna have to run again. – What? – RUUUUUN!!!” – Agatha, John – Minority Report. There’s a scene in Minority Report where Anderton takes Agatha to a hacker to extract the minority report of Leo Crow. In the background you see a dude reclined on a barcalounger in the midst…

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Gabriel Cash: You don’t know anything about electricity, do you? Ray Tango: No. Gabriel Cash: As long as you’re only touching one wire and you’re not touching the ground, you don’t get electrocuted. [Thinks about it for a moment] Gabriel Cash: Um, right? Ray Tango: I don’t know. Gabriel Cash:…

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I had just told a woman to fuck off at the Trump Protest down Trafalgar Square and I was heading nomadically towards Covent Garden. The missus and I stopped by Laird Hatters. I told the shop keeper I’m broke, so don’t try and sell me shit. I’m just window shopping.…

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‘I feel the need, the need for tweed‘. Pete Brooker, Cheltenham Races 2015 The best tip I give give anyone when shopping in Paris is to go to a little designer thrift store called La Piscine. I got three jackets (pictured) and a distressed long sleeve polo for €160 Euros. If…

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Tommy: I said, no more shines Billy Maybe you didn’t hear about it, you’ve been away a long time, I didn’t go up, didn’t tell ya. Billy Batts: Ah.. Tommy: I don’t shine shoes anymore. – Goodfellas Joseph Cheaney have opened their latest store on Henrietta Street in Covent Garden making it…

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