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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