Diplomatic Ties 444: Thom Sweeney

By Daniel Blockert|October 7, 2018|Diplomatic Ties - The Series|0 comments

I bought this pair of honey-coloured, pleated, wide-wale, loose cut corduroy pants in the early 90s. They were made by Corneliani and they were one of the first pair of more expensive pants that I ever bought. I wore them regularly at the time but when the noughties arrived with the flat front, slim cut dogma they wound up in storage somwehere. I didn’t want to throw them away since I still liked the cut a lot. Thankfully looser cut pants, pleats and wide wale corduroy is back again, have been for a few years actually. I had forgotten these

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L’Heure Bleu

By Daniel Blockert|September 29, 2018|General Menswear|0 comments

Even if the weather’s still nice autumn is coming. A sure-tell sign in Scandinavia is always the light. Dusk comes much earlier already, hence the “l’heure bleu” quality of these pictures even though it was only around 6 pm. Luciano Barbera jacket, shirt from Borrelli, Marinella tie, ps from Vanda, Berg & Berg pants and John Lobb shoes. Scent: Lalique Encre Noire. Click on the headline for more pics.