Sunday, 26 September 2010
I've never really warmed to the double breasted look but this was the wake up call I now know I needed. Short boxy jackets with slim ankle swinging trousers, finished off with leather accessories that Dunhill has become famed for.
Note the hip flask slotted into the waistcoat in picture 6.
Now wrap up, get comfy and dream of next summer. 1)
Saturday, 25 September 2010
If you ever find yourself alone one night and you need a comforting push to send you to sleep then you could do far worse then listening to an extract of The Moon's a Balloon. Read by the man himself, this autobiography paints a tale so lavish, stylish and handsome that it will leave you numb.
Fashion icon, English gent supreme and all round good egg, David Niven wrote the rules on decorum, grace and how to live life. I think you'll agree that they don't make them like this anymore.
Friday, 24 September 2010
Monday, 20 September 2010
Here's a few of my favourite images from the book below (the tea cup is one I did myself).
Tuesday, 14 September 2010
Having a portable record player in your home is the perfect ametuers starting point, not only can you find some vintage/retro options but it is a excellent coffee table/home accessory.
Junk markets are a good place to start and then there's Ebay which offers a conveyerbelt of choices. Be warned though, they're usually very heavy so postage prices may take the edge of the shopping experience.
I bought mine from Deptford Junk Market for £9 off a man called Peter.
It's rare that you come across such well thought out houses these days. With large buildings being divided up to sell or rent, there seems a lack of ownership in tenant's properties. Being able to own a building of this size and maintain it's standards is a job in itself, if the outside is so impressive I couldn't even begin to guess what's inside.