A few followers have asked me where I get my clothes and if they are bespoke, MTM, off-the rack, second hand etc. The answer is: a little bit of everything. Most of my clothes are bought off-the-rack, usually followed by a trip to the tailor to make small alterations. Since a couple of years I guess about half of what I buy is bought online. Online shopping has two great advantages: it gives you access to an almost limitless choice of products, and it makes it much easier to compare prices and search for bargains. The hurdle to get over
Another picture from the DT 295 series. A rat on the wall…
In Grottes in Geneva. Many small sidestreets that you don’t see much of otherwise in Geneva. Another 7-fold, this time in a silk/wool/cashmere blend. An old Canali jacket that I probably should get a tailor to soften the shoulders a little bit on. Tattersall shirt from Emma Willis, pants from Jaggy, ps from Battisti and my trusty Trickers brogues. And a rat on the wall… Click on the headline for more pictures.
Another picture from the DT 294 series.
Another example of the surprisingly vibrant graffiti culture in Geneva, this time on the facade of a school. Ootd was a 7-fold wool/cashmere tie worn with a jacket from Hackett, bespoke shirt (CYC Raffles), Incotex pants, Oliver Peoples (Daddy B) sunglasses, ps from A43, Allen Edmonds shoes and a vintage cap.
A close-up from Diplomatic Ties 293.
Untipped wool tie with handrolled edges. Worn with a Zegna Trofeo jacket with a very subtle blue overcheck. Shirt from Oscar Jacobson, scarf from Corneliani and an old ps. Click on the headline for more pictures.
A shantung silk tie with a summery feel. Worn with a lovely vintage Zegna jacket. The jacket is made of a tightly woven cashmere fabric with a very soft touch but lighter than cashmere usually is. The shoulders have been “italianized” by http://dirnelli.tumblr.com , but the low button stance immediately reveals that it is a vintage jacket. Ivory shirt from Emma Willis and ps from Battisti Napoli. Click the headline for more pictures.
With one of my favourite shirts: a heavy flannel from Indigofera. Click on the headline for more pictures.
A photo series that just happened to be there when I started looking through my files. The result of often being forced to shoot while trailing along, trying to keep up – in the most different places. Mrs Blockert. Click the headline for the full picture.