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Zaremba bespoke sport coat – third fitting

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Zaremba bespoke sport coat – third fitting Disclaimer: this post is in collaboration with Zaremba Bespoke Tailoring who kindly offered to make this bespoke coat for me. They do not have any influence on the review and have not seen it before publishing. This is a third post already from the series on my Zaremba bespoke sport coat project I am making with Maciej, owner …

Zaremba bespoke sport coat – second fitting

Zaremba bespoke sport coat – second fitting Disclaimer: this post is in collaboration with Zaremba Bespoke Tailoring who kindly offered to make this bespoke coat for me. They do not have any influence on the review and have not seen it before publishing. This is a second post from the series on my Zaremba bespoke sport coat project I am making with Maciej, …

Yanko shoes – quality from Mallorca

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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 …

MTM Denim shirt

Luxire denim shirt

MTM Denim shirt You have already seen this MTM Denim shirt I ordered from Luxire some time ago but I haven’t share any specific details about it yet. In this post I wanted to show you some of the hand-finish details that are important in a shirt and that distinguish it from a regular RTW one. On top of the …

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Foster and Son bespoke shoes #5 – finished shoe

Foster and Son bespoke shoes #5 – finished shoe Worry not! It turns out not to be the last post of the Foster and Son bespoke shoes series. Couldn’t resist and visited Andrew Murphy and Foster’s store today again. It was very nice to see Andrew again but also to note that the sale is up and running. This year …

Foster and Son bespoke shoes #3 – pattern making, clicking and brogueing.

Foster and son bespoke shoes #3 – pattern making, clicking and broguing 1. Pattern making The next step, after taking measurements and preparing the last (see my previous post), is the pattern making. Emma, Fosters specialist, starts with placing the last on a piece of paper and drawing the center line of the last. Everytime similar operation takes place, Emma always …

Jan Kielman bespoke shoemakers – Conversation with Maciej Kielman

Jan Kielman – bespoke shoe and boot maker from Warsaw The workshop is run today by third and fourth generation of descendants of the founder Jan Kielman. Established in 1883 it’s heyday was in the ’20s and ’30s when the movers from across the Europe (including young Charles de Gaulle) were clients. many Poles supplied themselves with beautiful shoes as …

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Passaggio Cravatte bespoke seven fold tie (PL)

(02/08/2014) UPDATE on Passaggio Cravatte: Not so long ago I posted the following post on Passaggio Cravatte ties. Eventhough I had no problems with the tie myself there are several other customers who experienced serious problems. I have read the Styleforum thread on PC (which is now closed as GC ended his cooperation with Styleforum) and many other topics on that. …

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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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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 …