A new direction? And a call to action!

When I started this blog I didn’t expect anyone to read it… Well, my recent blog post showed me that a lot of people read my scribbles… I didn’t expect that at all. So this time I want to give the pen to one of my readers that has definitely something interesting to write! Maybe…

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Point of saturation

It’s been a long time since I wrote one of my little scribbles. While I can give you a lot of excuses for this long delay… they are still that: excuses. The real reason: I’m not really that interested in clothing. I have read every blog post from Derek over at Dieworkwear. Have been reading…

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Transitioning to a summer wardrobe

It’s always a lot of work to store your winter clothes and get the summer linens out. It’s even harder to get confronted with all the clothing you didn’t wear that fall/winter. What a shame that I didn’t get to wear my beloved rollneck sweaters. Then comes the real hassle, how do you store your…

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On long sweaters

A few weeks ago I got the opportunity to talk to an Italian follower. He voiced his biggest ‘pet-peeve’: long sweaters. This is only a problem when you like to wear high-rise trousers. Because you have to incorporat the rest of your outfit with it. Sweaters are the hardest to match with high-rise trousers. Why?…

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A disappointing discovery

Not full leather heel caps I may be opening the box of Pandora here, but I wanted you to know what I found out when I send my Alden shoes to my cobbler for a resole. What did I discover? Well, in short, my cobbler found out that Alden used compressed ‘leather’ for the midsole…

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Developing Real Personal Style

In this day and age, a lot of people want to develop their own sense of style. Yet almost no one really achieves it. A lot of people blame social media. Is that fair? Impart I think it’s true because of social media we are getting really self-conscious and we are desperately looking for positive…

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The style of Elmer Thomas

A lot of bloggers write about stylish men. Most of the time they talk about Hollywood-stars or other artists. Politicians don’t get a lot of attention, why would they? Most of the time they dress conservatively. Today we look at another snappy dresser and he was a politician that also got voted ‘best-dressed man in…

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What is style?

Yesterday I was inspired by an article from ‘Thehogtownrake’ blogger Pedro Mendes. He talked about the best-dressed man in Italy. It wasn’t a young fashion-forward guy but unsurprisingly an older man, wearing clothing he wore for many many years. I talk a lot about style and the style journey I think the time has come…

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