Winter Whites

By Daniel Blockert|November 26, 2016|General Menswear|0 comments

White (including all forms of off-whites) is not a colour only for spring and summer. It’s a great winter colour too, especially for knits. Jacket from Basile, Uniqlo polo, ps and pants from Berg & Berg and Tricker’s shoes. Click on the headline for more pics.

Cashmere purples.

By Daniel Blockert|November 9, 2016|Fabrics, General Menswear|0 comments

During the winter it snows a lot in the mountains surrounding Geneva, but rarely in the city itself. And when it does it usually doesn’t stay for long. Today beautiful snow fell heavily in the morning, but by afternoon it was already reduced to sludge and the snowfall turned into a cold rain. A day for cashmere really, as in the jacket and tie above. Lots of purple shades this time. Cashmere jacket from Caruso, Tom Ford shirt, Borrelli cashmere tie, ps from Drake’s, flannels from Berg & Berg and sturdy Tricker’s shoes to go with the weather. Click on

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Diplomatic Ties 370: Borrelli

By Daniel Blockert|November 5, 2016|Diplomatic Ties - The Series|0 comments

Rainy day in Geneva, perfect for the maiden voyage for the casentino coat. Very much a “made in Italy” fit this time, only the shoes where made somewhere else (England). Coat from Eidos Napoli, suit from Isaia Napoli, shirt from G. Inglese, Berg & Berg scarf, Borrelli tie (7-fold), Cucinelli ps and shoes from Crockett & Jones. Click on the headline for more pics.  

Diplomatic Ties 365: Attolini

By Daniel Blockert|October 15, 2016|Diplomatic Ties - The Series|0 comments

Keeping the old Arnys (pre-Berluti) Saint-Germain-des-Prés spirit alive, by way of Dirnelli. Showing that the French can do tweed as well as anybody else. Tweed jacket from Arnys, shirt and scarf from Oscar Jacobson, Attolini tie, Berg & Berg pants and Trickers shoes. Click on the headline for more pics.