Blue Loafers & Poszetka tie collection AW16

Blue Loafers & Poszetka tie collection AW16 One of the biggest and proudest moments in everyday’s life is when hard work pays off and you can enjoy the effects of the time spent on it. You know this is it. You succeeded and are happy with the results. This is the day for me and the blog. I can officially …

Minimum squared wallet review

Minimum squared wallet review Disclaimer: Minimum squared kindly offered the wallet free of charge for the purpose of this review Today I would like to introduce you to a Spanish brand called Minimum squared who are offering innovative leather goods, minimum squared wallet being their flagship product. The brand has been founded by Sanela and her husband, who coming from …

Holdall and Co organizers

Holdall and Co organizers Holdall and Co are designers of leather accessories made in England by hand. The brand has been founded in 2012 by Raimonda Navickaite and launched its first ever product – leather portfolio. Since then they have introduced many new products including bags, briefcases, wallets and small organizers. Disclaimer: I received the organizers as a gift One …

Top 10 tie makers

Top 10 tie makers First post from this series that I posted was on Top 10 pocket squares (you can find it here). Today is high time to finally post one on tie makers. Disclaimer: this post is unsponsored.  I am a big fan of ties myself. I wear them often than not and always say that you can never …

Safari Jacket MTM

safari jacket

Safari Jacket MTM Disclaimer: this post is unsponsored.  Today I would like to present you a safari jacket and two makers who can produce them made to measure. Safari jacket in terms of fit is a mix between a shirt and a casual jacket therefore it is important to get the fit right. Have a read below on two offerings of such …

Czeslaw Jamrozinski bespoke gloves

jamrozinski bespoke gloves

Czeslaw Jamrozinski bespoke gloves During one of my last trips to Warsaw I ordered two bespoke products made by local craftsman: shoes and gloves. In this post I will share my experience with the latter and will report on bespoke shoes soon. Today in Poland there are maybe four bespoke glove makers left. I visited Czesław Jamroziński, whose grandfather started …

Inside Pitti 89

pitti 89
Inside Pitti 89Pitti ended almost a month ago, however most of the so-called Pitti-reviews focused mainly on the street-style type photos, trends from the street (which actually is a swuare in front of the pavillon, not any street) or maybe some ‘trends’ as seen in Florence. Why is it in “..”? Well because very few people described some trends that ...

Top 10 pocket squares to buy

pocket squares
Top 10 pocket squares to buyBeing a menswear blogger it is difficult for me to estimate which brands are well known and renewed for their products and which are much less known. I have tried myself most of them and am very happy with their products. If you ask yourself which pocket square brands I should consider then this post ...

An Interview with Antonio Llobera, CEO of Yanko

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An Interview with Antonio Llobera Having posted an article on the history of Spanish shoemaking brand Yanko yesterday I wanted to present you with an interview with a man behind the brand, the CEO of Yanko Mr Antonio Llobera. Hope you like the read. Mikolaj Pawelczak (Blue Loafers): Antonio, can you tell us a little bit more about your story before …

Yanko shoes – quality from Mallorca

yanko shoes

Yanko shoes – quality from Mallorca More and more of you know all the quality shoe brands that exist nowadays, Yanko being one of them. Not as well-known as its Spanish “sisters” Carmina and Meermin yet but definitely producing shoes of top quality too. Today I would like to tell you a story of Yanko and what its relationship with …