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    On the street – Hampstead Tube

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

    Spotted on the Tube, actor Trevor Davies wearing a tweed suit by David Saxby Other articles you may like: On the street – Holles St, London On the…

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    #NoCargo and 8 more to avoid

    Thursday, September 5, 2013

    Gentlemen, your preppy style should, in theory, be timeless. That’s not to say it can’t evolve but conventions that have developed over time help define a style. Move…

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  • Dashwood Boat Club Summer Party

    Friday, July 5, 2013

    Dashwood Boat Club Summer Party – Henley Regatta 2013 from Preposity on Vimeo. Summer seems to the be the time when those quintessentially British sports come into the…

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    On inspiration and Pinterest

    Thursday, May 16, 2013

    Admission: I’m slightly obsessive compulsive. What can I say, I like organising things. I was the kid that always put his colouring pencils back in the correct order….

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    A Shaggy Dog story

    Thursday, January 3, 2013

    Here’s a story about a shaggy dog. Don’t worry it’s not one of those long-winded stories The Shaggy Dogs we’re concerned with are of the variety sold by…

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    Fashion’s Night Out @ Rugby Ralph Lauren

    Thursday, September 6, 2012

    Started by Vogue editor Anna Wintour in 2009, Fashion’s Night Out was an effort to get people out and shopping again after the global recession hit. Now in…

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#NoCargo and 8 more to avoid

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Gentlemen, your preppy style should, in theory, be timeless. That’s not to say it can’t evolve but conventions that have developed over time help define a style. Move too far away and its essence is lost, stick too rigidly to so-called ‘rules’ and the casual charm is soon stifled.
As someone far wiser than I once stated, “when you made it ‘classic with a twist’ it ceased to be classic.’

There are certain things that are to be avoided at all costs. Be an individual, of course, just don’t be one of these individuals…

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Dashwood Boat Club Summer Party

Dashwood Boat Club Summer Party – Henley Regatta 2013 from Preposity on Vimeo.

Summer seems to the be the time when those quintessentially British sports come into the nation’s consciousness. It’s early July and while Andy Murray is flying the flag for British tennis at Wimbledon, further up the Thames the Henley Royal Regatta is bringing together hundreds of British rowers to compete on the longest, straight stretch of the river. Read More

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On inspiration and Pinterest

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Admission: I’m slightly obsessive compulsive. What can I say, I like organising things. I was the kid that always put his colouring pencils back in the correct order. I grew up to become a graphic designer, so I suppose ordering information is essentially my job.

I’ve always collected graphic ephemera and packaging, I have piles of old Brooks Brothers and LL Bean catalogues, but how often can I sift through it all, or find that one piece I happen to be looking for? Read More

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On Madras

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Here in the UK, utter the word ‘Madras’ to most people and they’ll assume you’re talking about a rather spicy curry dish. Madras is the old colonial name…

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Attire 13 – Princeton 1962

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Insipred by an archive image of the Seal & Key club at Princeton University from 1962, one student stood out. While his classmates were all wearing jackets and…

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Attire 12 – winter boots

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Come December, when the weather turns wild and unpredictable lace-ups and loafers just won’t cut it anymore. Ankles need more protection from the elements – there’s nothing worse…

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Attire 11 – Winter Layers

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Sometimes function in clothing is key. When the winter months hit and the weather gets cold and wet you just have to layer up and get on with…

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