A brief guide to buttons

4 buttons on waistcoat

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Buttons: decorative, practical, and ancient

We use buttons on suits,shirts, boots, bags, trousers and tailcoats. They’re so ubiquitous that you probably don’t even give them a second thought.

But buttons are much more than they appear. They’re accessories that have been around for thousands of years. They are a part of the world’s cultural and fashion history; part of its fabric.Continue reading

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Ten famous leather wearers

Leading men in leather

Rebellious, timeless and the epitome of style, leather oozes ‘cool’ whenever it appears on camera. It’s the obvious choice of fabric for cinema’s most charismatic characters. And it looks great off-screen too.

We take a look at ten leather-clad individuals who embrace their inner rebel on film.Continue reading

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The best of classic British menswear

Man's accessories on wooden floor

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Handmade is the perfect way to add individuality

British fashion is a world leader. But British manufacturing has become rarer in recent years. It may take a little extra effort to find, but buying classic British menswear is well is well worth the time and investment. Not only do you get to show your support for British craftspeople, style and industry, but you can populate your wardrobe with products that have history and provenance, as well as offering individuality, quality, and style. Where do you start? From wool scarves to heritage shoes, here are some key items to consider if you’re looking to add a little handmade pizzazz to your wardrobe.

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