Barbour Bedale jacket – how to wear it

Barbour Bedale jacket – how to wear it It is one of those classic outerwear items that guys and girls started to wear in a little bit smarter way recently, it seems. It is not uncommon to see Barbour Bedale jacket, probably the most famous model, being worn with flannel suits or sport coats in winter with Jake Grantham (ex …

Permanent Style pop up store opening

Permanent Style pop up store opening It is official. Big news for Savile Row and Simon Crompton – author of the leading luxury and bespoke menswear blog. Last Friday Permanent Style pop up store opened and is featuring some exciting brands. The store is going to be open until 11th of March, so 2 weeks (Tuesday to Saturday). It is located …

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Zaremba black tie event and dinner

Zaremba black tie event and dinner Black tie events are getting only more popular. In the recent months I saw Andreas Weinas birthday party to have black tie dress code, Merchant Taylors’ Hall in The City of London hosts annual The Bespoke Tailors Benevolent Association dinner which is black tie too.  That’s very traditional event, classic you might say, whose …

Buying list for 2017

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Buying list for 2017 I am not sure if it has anything to do with new year or if I just got a bit more mature in my sartorial purchases. I decided however that I would write a blog post on my buying list for this year as I have finally created one. It is not as easy as it …

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Is it the end of Pitti Uomo as we know it?

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Is it the end of Pitti Uomo as we know it? It’s been a week now and Pitti Uomo 91 seems like an old news already. That’s the world we live in now. Fast pace, news every minute, live streams, the immediate updates on social media. It is always good to gain some perspective I think and take time to …

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Pitti Uomo 91 – outfits

Pitti Uomo 91 – outfits Pitti Uomo 91 is over, unfortunately. We were lucky again to be able to visit Florence during this bi-annual classic menswear fair and we enjoyed every second of the trip, even though it was only 2.5 days long.  We decided this year to make it a short one and save some of the annual leave …

Conversation with Fei Wang aka Mr. Slowboy illustrator

Conversation with Fei Wang aka Mr. Slowboy illustrator It was only a matter of time until Mr. Slowboy became well-known to #menswear enthusiasts. Being one myself I was very interested in the artist behind hugely popular Instagram illustrations. They have everything: style and good looks, regularity both of posts and the character and something vintage about them that has gotten the …

What to expect from Bespoke?

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What to expect from Bespoke? I have been thinking recently about different comments I had heard from people on their bespoke experience and expectations. This does indeed sound like an interesting topic for a blog post so here it is. My thoughts on Bespoke. Because my experience relates mostly to visiting tailors in London or me visiting a tailor (i.e. …

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 …