Heavy Twill

By Daniel Blockert|October 27, 2018|Fabrics, General Menswear|0 comments

A heavy twill wool fabric is a perfect fabric when you want a warm fall/winter suit. Works very well in fall colours. Suit from Camoshita, Zegna Couture shirt, tie from Borrelli, Drake’s ps and Alden shoes. Scent: Slumberhouse Kiste. Click on the headline for more pics.

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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Diplomatic Ties 441: Marinella

By Daniel Blockert|August 15, 2018|Diplomatic Ties - The Series|0 comments

Autumn is hopefully still a month away but I couldn’t resist taking a new suit out on a spinn. Green, brown and red, I’m prepared for autumn’s arrival! Suit from Camoshita, Emma Willis shirt, tie from Marinella, Vanda ps, shoes from Edward Green and Garrett Leight shades. Click on the headline for more pics.

Fall Textures

By Daniel Blockert|November 8, 2017|Fabrics, General Menswear|0 comments

No patterns but plenty of textures. Jacquard weave jacket, oxford shirt, tweed tie, linen ps, flannel trousers and norwegian split toes. Jacket from Gieves & Hawkes Royal Collection, Inglese shirt, tie from Anderson & Sheppard, A43 ps, Berg & Berg pants and shoes from Alden. Click on the headline for more pics.

Last Days of Linen

By Daniel Blockert|September 23, 2017|General Menswear|0 comments

An unusually warm early autumn day gives me the opportunity to wear a linen tie. Soon my wardrobe will be rotated and linen will not resurface again until next spring. Isaia jacket, shirt from Drake’s, Loro Piana tie, ps from Berg & Berg, Oscar Jacobson pants and shoes from John Lobb. Click on the headline for more pics.