The Great Young Dressmen: George Packe-Drury-Lowe

Music by Serge Gainsbourg plays in the background and books by Cecil Beaton build a frame around my interviewee and myself.  George Packe-Drury-Lowe, born in Leicestershire (impossible for any German to pronounce, as I discovered, much to my embarrassment) and Londoner-by-choice, explains how dressing correctly is self-evident to him and part of his everyday life. […]

Gastbeitrag: A Matter of Taste? – The length of a coat

Sir Hardy Amies asserts in the ABC of Men’s Fashion that ‘anyone with a feeling for clothes will not want to wear a coat longer than the knee’. With all clothing, form should always follow function. This is not to say, however, that a performance fabric such as tweed cannot be as beautiful as it […]