Night night and Einini. . .

Growing up there was an album of children’s stories that I just could not get enough of – Tommy Sands Down By Bendy’s Lane.  I forget just where or when my brother had purchased it, but I listened to it at every opportunity and had even borrowed the  CD so as to record it on a cassette…

National Hat Day – Today’s Details

In Honor of National Hat Day, I decided to wear my newest acquisition; this early 1900’s Knox Bowler. Hard to believe it is in such brilliant condition given its age, but it is a welcome addition my collection. Today’s Details: Vintage – Early 1900’s – Knox Bowler Hat. Black Wool Felt. Silk Lining. Leather band…

Christmas Traditions

Here we are, Christmas Eve morning. . .  The shopping is done, presents are wrapped beneath the tree, stockings stuffed above the fireplace. The Williams Family is ready for Christmas. Ready to celebrate the family traditions that make this time of year so special.   Tonight a candlelight carol service at our church. My wife is especially…

Todays Details

A gift from my wife, this Prince of Wales Glen Plaid overcoat is by far one of my favourites. It hits just above the knee – though I would prefer a little more length – It is made of a nice medium/heavy weight fabric and provides a great deal of warmth without being overly bulky. It…

Charity Shop Finds

A decent return from this weekend’s venture. First off, these tie pins, lapel pin, and stone tie bar were a nice discovery. Floral print Italian silk tie, and black knit tie. This vintage Two Piece Suit. The trousers are sadly short, but I am excited to upcycle them into some ‘yet to be decided’ items….

If The Glove Fits

With autumn underway, my wardrobe is changing from unlined suits and straw hats to Heavy Coats with Fur lined collars, Wool Hats, Scarves, Gloves and other brilliant cool weather accessories. This is the time of year I long for!   …but there is one must-have item that always gives me grief. Gloves – I have…

Today’s Details: Purple and Grey

What I am wearing today: Grey Yves Saint Laurent Double Breasted Suit with Peak Lapels. Black and White M & S Graph-Check French Cuff Shirt. Purple and Grey Pin Dot Tie. Lavender cufflinks. Poppy Pin. Silver Button Hanger Tie Chain. And a new piece. This Silk Matador and Bull pocket square. It has no label…