Monthly Archives: October 2011

Fall’s Colours Continued

At 70°F it may be considered a bit warm for woolen clothing. Unless you consider that flannel was once used for summer’s white trousers. I didn’t go that far, mine are banker’s grey worn with chocolate suede monkstraps. In my … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday

An elegant turn of phrase begins with an expanded vocabulary. Today’s word: malaise, from the French “ill-at-ease”. A vague sense of discomfort whose origins are not easily pinpointed. Maybe it’s the oatmeal with white truffle oil, black pepper and aged … Continue reading

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Drake’s Diary

In the morning, when I awake, would that I could stroll down to Drake’s…. Mr. G. Bruce Boyer, noted author,  is now penning a newsletter for the haberdashery. (He’s on the right standing next to the always sartorially resplendent ADG, … Continue reading

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