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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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Gieves and Hawkes

le Sunday 24 April 2011byRomano as "the garagerocker"

I’ve just entered Gieves and Hawkes when James and Nigel welcomed me in the purple lobby of the shop. The brand new refurbished shop (I could say museum and shining place) of Gieves and Hawkes take place on N°1 Savile Row and in the old English National Geographic Society’s building. The decorators made an excellent… Read more

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Volcom Suit Vest

le Monday 28 December 2009byJoe the "tire-remover"

Th suit vest from Volcom’s corpo class collection features vertical stripe lining, 3-button front, chest pocket, adjustable buckle on back for a snug fit. Sale price: €25.95 (Was €38.51) from PacSun

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Vivienne Westwood Navy Suit

le Saturday 13 June 2009byJoe the "tire-remover"

Vivienne Westwood navy two piece suit, single breasted with single button fastening, high notched collar, flap over hip pockets and single button cuffs. The trousers are a straight leg with single top button, slit back pocket and unfinished hems. This suit fits true to size. Sale: €554 (Was €694) from Milan Clothing

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Paul Smith Navy Suit

le Wednesday 10 June 2009byJoe the "tire-remover"

A fab navy tailored suit by English eccentric Paul Smith – this style is single breasted (and closes with a single button) slim silhouette, with tiny white dot print, curved and notched lapels and luxurious gold lining. Trousers to match. 100% Wool. Sale price : £378 (Was £948) from Matches

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