Posts tagged tweed
Posts tagged tweed
That combination of colors! And textures! And patterns! And black nail polish! AND SUBTLE PLAID PANTS!
I’ll be in my bunk. Engaging in unspeakable acts. With a cloche.
Angus… got a light?
At first, Hector seems like the ultimate English gentleman: masculine, confident, and soberly dressed. However, part of that assumption stems from the way he clashes with the more eccentric and scruffy-looking Freddie, a relationship that changes drastically in season 2. Actually, Hector has a very relaxed way of wearing a suit. He looks comfortable, and wears more casual styles than many of his peers — paler, and often made from thicker, softer fabrics, which fits in with his past as a sportsman and a soldier. Hector is happy to look conventional and has never really thought about dressing any other way, whereas Freddie’s new appearance of conventionality is just a veneer he puts on for his own purposes. — Menswear and The Hour: 50 Shades of Grey Suits.
This show’s success was partly down to the fact that Karl Lagerfeld has the luxury of visiting Imaginary Scotland, which is significantly different from Real Scotland in that it primary contains castles and expensive whisky rather junkies, mud, and football hooliganism. Had it not been snowing on the night of the show, I can only assume Lagerfeld would’ve hired kilt-wearing male models to grate ice-cubes onto the audience from the parapets of Linlithgow Castle. — Chanel, Pre-Fall 2013: Lagerfeld, King of Scots?
Who does it better?
Nearly 2,000 dollars a piece. Jesus Christ.
I know. I think my body wept a little just knowing it would never touch one. I’ve got the soul of a dandy, but the budget and frugality of those crazy ass women on Super Couponing.
Tilda Swinton - Candy #4 by Xevi Muntane, Summer 2012
AND SHE SHALL REIGN FOREVER AND EVER.
Robert Downey Jr’s Holmes looks nothing like canon Holmes, but that doesn’t really matter because his adventures take place in some kind of Victorian-adjacent steampunk universe rather than in the world of Arthur Conan Doyle. It wouldn’t be in-character for RDJ’s Holmes to wear a sombre black suit, just as if canon Holmes dressed like RDJ then he’d be summarily banned from every gentleman’s club in London. — From Arthur Conan Doyle to New York City’s “Elementary”: The Costume Design of Holmes and Watson.
“This is a man with only two aspects to his life: his career and his family, and over the course of the film he torpedoes the latter in favour of the former. Like many geniuses, his focus is so concentrated on his work that everything else is a secondary concern.” — from Ozwald Boateng: A Man’s Story, at Hello, Tailor.
“There was something about this three-piece suit that screamed Ralph Lauren, to me. After a moment, I realised that it was the fabric, which reminded me of this Ralph Lauren Purple Label ad from (I think?) 2009. Am I concerned that this level of fashion pattern-recognition is eventually going to take over my brain and fill up all my memory space with clothing and costume knowledge to the detriment of everything else? (Answer: yes.)” — from Ralph Lauren Fall 2012, at Hello, Tailor.