giantbeard replied to your post: I’m going to ask this anonymously, even though I wouldn’t mind asking with my name, but I want to know, what do you look for in a girl? and Do you see yourself in a long term relationship?

Always be ready to fall in love….despite your best laid plans!

From your mouth to God’s ears! I do spend a rather unhealthy amount of my time with my nose in a book. A little bit of love might do me some good.



Somewhat optimisticly dressed today.

Cream linen DB from Ralph Lauren Purple Label

Unlined houndstooth raw-silk tie from Vanda Fine Clothing

Contour spread collar shirt MtM by Hemrajani Brothers

Raw denim from UniQlo

Vintage cherry red brogues, made bespoke in the 40’s, found on ebay.

yes I’m mixing my formalities, no, I don’t really care.


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Photographed, wearing one of my Cad & the Dandy suits, by Khalil Musa at No.1 Savile Row for the launch party of Rose Callahan & ‘Natty’ Adams’ new book 'I am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant Gentleman’

( more portraits from the night can be found on the Gieves & Hawkes FB page, as well as Rose’s wonderful photographs on her blog, Tumblr & Flickr pages)

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My trusty straw Boater from Olney via Tails & the Unexpected, not an easy hat to get away with, but sometimes you just have to go with what you love!

Worn with one of my favourite suits, a blue hopsack, made bespoke for some fellow in the early 70’s, by Royal Warranted Shirt makers & Tailors, Thresher and Glenny. Striped linen shirt with GIANTbeard spearpoint collar, Vanda Fine Clothing shantung silk tie, a linen silk DB waistcoat ( more appropriate for morning wear, but why should wedding guests have all the fun? ) & my Loake ‘Lincoln’ Tassels .

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