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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Transitioning to my fall wardrobe

A lot of blogs talk about the transition to fall. For many style enthusiasts, it’s the best time of the year. Because you can start to layer and bring out those really nice tweed coats. Last year when I was also transitioning to more ‘classic’ clothing it was not a fun time. I didn’t have…

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Vintage flair at Tommy Page

At Monday 3 September 2018 I visited Tommy Page in Amsterdam. A small boutique (he calls it a ‘mantique’) dedicated to vintage menswear. Tommy was in store and waited for me after closing hour. So I didn’t have a lot of time to try everything he had in store for me. Tommy is friendly and…

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Handmade, does it matter?

above: tailor at Eduardo de Simone making a jacket for Simon Crompton (Permanent Style) There is a huge debate about the importance of handwork in a garment. Some people say it’s absolutely necessary, others say that they don’t see/feel a difference. I think I’m between both camps. I think that it can look really nice,…

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Visiting my tailor in Desio (Italy)

In August (or as the Italian say: agosto)  I visited Italy for two days after a nice trip to Serbia with friends. Two days is not enough to discover all the splendour Italy has in store for you. It’s a country that deserves a longer visit, but not in the hot holiday season. On Wednesday the…

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How the journey started…

For my first post, I wanted to write a story about my style journey. I made many mistakes and that’s something I’m not very proud of. However, I learned my lesson and maybe you will too. My journey started in February of the year 2016. I got a part-time job at a ‘big’ menswear store…

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