The Importance of Alterations.

By Daniel Blockert|December 20, 2017|General Menswear|0 comments

Anyone with a genuine interest in menswear knows the importance of tailoring. I’ve had the opportunity on a number of occasions to order bespoke garments and it’s always a joy to go through the whole process from start to finish. But I would argue that it is possibly even more important to find a really good tailor that can do alterations (bespoke tailors rarely do alterations unless it is on garments they made themselves). After some searching I finally found a good tailor here in Geneva that is trustworthy. But this time they got it wrong (for the first time).

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The Blue Chalkstripe

By Daniel Blockert|December 7, 2017|Fabrics, General Menswear|0 comments

Not as common as black or grey, but just as beautiful. In my opinion a blue chalkstripe suit works best if it’s a fabric on the heavier side, preferably with some cashmere in it like this suit from Borrelli. Borrelli suit, shirt from Isaia, Calabrese tie, ps from Poszetka and shoes from Crockett & Jones. Click on the headline for more pics.

Natural Colours.

By Daniel Blockert|December 2, 2017|Fabrics, General Menswear|0 comments

If I look slightly uncomfortable it’s because I am. La Bise (the northern wind) that hits Geneva sometimes during the winter months arrived with a vengeance yesterday and continues today. Really cuts through the bones. Realised afterwards that this became a very Cucinelli-esque fit with natural colours and few patterns. But I’m actually only wearing one small piece from Cucinelli. Jacket from Sartoria Partenepoea, William Lockie cardigan, Finamore shirt, tie from Vila Milano, Brunello Cucinelli ps, pants from Borrelli and chukkas from Paraboot. Click on the headline for more pics.