Archive for April, 2012

An Inexpensive Brolly

My umbrella has been used more in the last two weeks than in the previous three months. Waking up in London these days is like waking up on the set of The Day After Tomorrow. In my room, a row of shoes with the Evening Standard stuffed into them, are d…

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In the News: Purists Protest an Abercrombie & Fitch on Savile Row

“Hell no, not on the Row!” The London street most famously associated with bespoke tailoring houses, Savile Row was swarmed with dapper protesters on Monday. The “modest band” was up in arms (well-cut arms, no doubt) about the possible inclusion of a…

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Stuff We Appreciate: A Well-Dressed Band

Since we’ve already established that we care perhaps a little bit too much about the sartorial choices of musicians, we’d like to throw another one into the ring: Gemini Club, a Chicago indie-electronic act who dropped an album last week (Here We Sit…

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Dropping Knowledge: The Trench Coat

Planning on flexing your sartorial muscles in the blog arena? You’ll need to come packing. And no, we’re not referring to your pocket square game. Every week on The Eye, we’ll cover a basic term you need to know right now… before you get laughed of…

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Stuff We Like: Panta Ties

Everyone knows the Italians and Brits make great ties, but there is some serious under-the-radar neckwear being stitched up right in New York City. Ed Morel started Panta Clothing a few years ago by selling ties on Styleforum, and has expanded into s…

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