London Collections: Men – Best shows

London Collections Men AW2014 In my opinion these are the 3 best collections during London Collections: Men show. Can’t really say which one is the best but all of them are classic yet interesting.  One clear message for the next season – checks and overcoats will be still as important next winter as they are now. Enjoy and inspire yourself! …

London Collections: Men – Paul Costelloe

Just a few words about one of the collections I was able to see last night. My friend invited me to Paul Costelloe stand where he was presenting the collection to press and buyers. Before that in order to familiarize myself with the brand I surfed the internet and browse their online store. To be completely honest with you I …

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Conversation with Maciej Zaremba from Zaremba Bespoke tailoring Warsaw (PL)

Conversation with Maciej Zaremba from Zaremba Bespoke tailoring Warsaw (PL) Zaremba Bespoke Tailoring, Warsaw, is the oldest tailoring firm in Poland. They have been making clothes for politicians, diplomats, businessmen and lawyers for over 100 years. It also is a part of history of Warsaw and Polish tailoring. Their suits and jackets are of unbeatable quality. We are having a …

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Shibumi Berlin handmade ties

Tie is not an item you have to try on. There is no problem with items that do not fit you or your size. As most menswear accessories you can easily buy it and not worry about how it will fit. Of course, there is nothing like seeing the item in person or touching it actually but assuming the producer …

Saint Crispin’s Shoes

Saint Crispin’s Shoes Saint Crispin’s Shoes Trunk Show in London – at Drake’s. It was a pleasure to meet Mr Carr. I am really impressed with the brand. I have seen a lot of photos of Saint Crispin’s shoes on The Armoury blog but this was the first time in reality. While holding them you can really feel the quality …

The one and only proper overcoat length

These last few days the weather here in UK was really awful. Windy, wet and quite cold. This can only means you need much warmer outerwear than the typical fall Barbour jacket. As many of you know, Suitsupply makes some of the best priced menswear in Europe, or even in the world, and outerwear is no exception. They presented their winter …

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The interview with Laszlo Vass of Vass Shoes

The interview with Laszlo Vass of Vass Shoes (PL) I feel a little bit ashamed that I haven’t heard about Vass Shoes before. It must have been styleforum where I found them for the first time. What was my first impression? Amazing and beautifully styled last. I love the sharpness and maybe even agressiveness of its shape. In my opinion …

Facebook connection

My Blueloafers.com site is now connected to facebook, up and running! From now on, post will also appear here, so stay tuned. Yours, Blueloafers

Stefano Bemer Shoemakers – true artisans (PL)

Stefano Bemer Bespoke Shoemakers – true artisans Almost 30 years ago, in 1983, Stefano Bemer, brilliant designer and extremely talented shoemaker founded his own company. The firm, still creates hand made shoes, eventhough Stefano passed away in 2012, according to its founder principles – passion, commitment, craftmaship and highest quality. The new-co Stefano Bemer was co-founded by family business Scuola …

Drake’s Haberdasher Factory Shop Opening #1 (PL)

Drake’s Haberdasher St Factory Shop Opening I had a pleasure to attend Drake’s last night Haberdasher St factory/shop opening event. Not only it was a great chance to take a look at their latest FW13 collection but also to see some SS14 pieces. As always Drake’s is not dissapointing. The colors, textures and patterns are industry leading, I am not …