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Good Evening, Sir

At the suggestion of a very good friend, who wears his dinner clothes even more often than do I, I’m going to chime in on black tie. ‘Tis the season, after all. Gentlemen, I know that you are, to a … Continue reading

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A First

Last week I had my first fitting of the dinner suit that is being made up by my tailors, Leviner Wood. (The one above isn’t it.) Sure things weren’t perfect. To begin with, this wasn’t a basted fitting as requested. … Continue reading

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Endless Summer

All good things must come to an end. Here in Virginia we are winding down our summer as Labor Day looms tomorrow. Although it’s not yet Fall, we are “required” to put away our white trousers, spectator shoes, white bucks, … Continue reading

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