Monthly Archives: March 2017
Some Swiss beer to celebrate the arrival of spring. Jacket by Lander Urquijo, shirt and tie from Charvet, ps from Eton, Berg & Berg pants, shoes from Allen Edmonds and Garrett Leight sunglasses. Click on the headline for more pics.
Diplomatic Ties 392: Tie Your Tie
Last days of tweed. If possible, it is always a good idea to accessorize with matching cat. Tweed jacket from Caruso, Drake’s shirt, tie from Tie Your Tie, Battisti ps, Oscar Jacobson pants and Crockett & Jones shoes. And Gaston the cat. Click on the headline for more pics.
Diplomatic Ties 391: Viola Milano.
The tie is a 9-fold, unlined cashmere tie from Viola Milano’s Alexander Kraft Collection. Beautifully made, but not very easy to get a good knot. Canali jacket, Zegna shirt, Viola Milano tie, ps from Drake’s, Incotex pants and Alden shoes. Click on the headline for more pics.
Tweed & Cords
Tweed and corduroy is pretty much a staple for me during the winter months. But those days are soon over now since spring has arrived in Geneva. Jacket from Purdey, A. Marchesan shirt, Rubinacci tie, ps from Vanda, Berg & Berg corduroys and shoes from Tricker’s. Click on the headline for more pics.
Diplomatic Ties 390: Vanda Fine Clothing
My great grandfather was a sailor and later in life managed to become the captain of his own ship. He travelled around the world and he was in New York in the early 50s, soon after the UN headquarters had been moved there. He bought these cufflinks with the caption “UN – We Believe”. As a sailor he had experienced WWII first hand (even if Sweden was neutral the Swedish merchant navy was regularly the target of attacks, mainly from submarines. Some surely intentional, in other cases probably just because the ships were mistaken for other nations’ boats). I don’t think