Archives ofDecember 2011

Urban Exploration

le Wednesday 28 December 2011byTony the “Cement maker“

Town. Some like it, some hate it. It fascinates, never leaves unmoved. Wall are its limits, windows illuminate it. It is simple to get lost in it and even more to lose yourself into it. Better worth exploring it. Le chemin de fer de Petite Ceinture, this former circular railway connecting Paris’ main railroad stations,… Read more

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All Saints dinner suit

le Friday 16 December 2011byRomano as "the garagerocker"

As I was saying, such a pair of loafers has to be worn properly. The best match you could find would be a tuxedo (AE) or dinner jacket (BE). The tuxedo is derived from the smoking jacket which cigar smokers used to wear in the 1850s. Later, it has been enhanced for Edward IV, Prince… Read more

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Mr Hare Loafers

le Monday 12 December 2011byRomano as "the garagerocker"

Here is a pair of shoes I came across few weeks ago looking for some very smart loafers to dress-up for a cocktail party. Since 2009, Mr Hare, brings its fresh vision of shoesmaking mixing a British heritage, a French elegance and an Italian handmaking. Undoubtedly , Mr Hare has known how to make thinks… Read more

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The hunter’s lair

le Thursday 08 December 2011byRomano as "the garagerocker"

After an exhausting day where he woke up at the crack of dawn, then went back home empty-handed, our rookie hunter is preparing for its second outing. Someday he’ll become one of the greats, and will hold in its bloody hands four golden-wings. Then he will raise them up to the sky like its own… Read more

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Quasso Wallet

le Wednesday 07 December 2011byRomano as "the garagerocker"

Steeped in history, Quasso manufactures small leather goods in its homeland, Italy. Since 1611 the Van den Broeke family have been in search of “exotic” material, Q. has kept this philosophy as a main value for his brand, Quasso, launched in 2008. A passion for leather he transmits trough creating and crafting by hand small… Read more

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London Undercover Naval Umbrellas

le Friday 02 December 2011byRomano as "the garagerocker"

When end of the year celebrations are around the corner, this is the kind of gift you like to offer, and to be offered! London Undercover umbrellas are to us the quitessence of umbrellas. And they are proving it again today with the release of this naval collection. The initial observation is based on the… Read more

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