Political posters in Geneva are rarely subtle. The most common word in all Swiss referendums must be: “Non!”. Zegna jacket, bespoke shirt, tie and ps from Vanda, Berg & Berg pants, Allen Edmonds shoes and shades from Garrett Leight. Click on the headline for more pics.
Not really autumn fabrics yet, but autumn colours at least. Luciano Barbera jacket, shirt from Finamore, Vanda tie, A. Christensen PS, pants from Berg & Berg and shoes from Mano. Click on the headline for more pics.
Doing nothing much on a lazy Sunday in Geneva. Orazio Luciano jacket, shirt from Zegna Couture, Charvet tie, ps from Vanda, Zegna pants and shoes from Mano. Click on the headline for more pics.
When my wife and I started with the Diplomatic Ties series five years ago none of us expected it to go on for this long. The blog has also evolved. When we started the focus where specifically on the ties. But I received plenty of comments, both online and IRL, from people wanting to know more about the rest of the outfits as well. That’s when I started listing the items I wear. I’m still not entirely comfortable with that. It’s borderline obnoxious and it also reminds me how much money I’ve spent on clothes… . But it is something
A tan suit for a sunny day. Pal Zileri suit, Borrelli shirt, tie from Vanda, Berg & Berg ps and Allen Edmonds shoes. Click on the headline for more pics.
Lighter colours for spring. Jacket by Brioni, shirt from Inglese, Borrelli tie, ps from Vanda, Oscar Jacobson pants and Allen Edmonds shoes. Click on the headline for more pics.
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
I’m a big fan of Matka Silk as a fabric for ties and nobody makes Matka ties better than Vanda. Matka gives you a structure and depth of colour that is unique. Cashmere jacket from Isaia, Inglese shirt, Vanda tie, ps from Calabrese, Incotex pants and Chukkas from Paraboot. Click on the headline for more pics.