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Bookmarks tagged with “clothing”

  1. Monty Don: Dirty dressing | Life and style | The Guardian

    On gardening clothes, from 2005. (via Die Workwear)

  2. Blackhorse Lane Ateliers | Selvedge & Raw Denim Jeans | Made In London

    Jeans (and more) made in London, plus workshops to make your own. (via Die Workwear)

  3. Guide to Getting Good Gloves

    Handy summary of different kinds of men’s leather gloves.

  4. I wore men’s clothes for a month – and it changed my life - The F-Word

    On the liberation a woman felt wearing (not otherwise very liberating) men’s suits.

  5. That Summer Vacation Collar

    On casual, summery, shirt collars.

  6. Which house style suits your body shape? - Permanent Style

    Good to have a summary of the basic styles of suit jacket in one place, even if I can barely tell most apart.

  7. threadbase - T-shirts Unravelled

    Great analysis of hundreds of US T-shirts to see how they vary in size. (via Stellar)

  8. ISAORA

    Nice, minimal, Outlier-esque clothing. (Online only, US-based.)

  9. ‘Yoga Pants are Ruining Women’ and Other Style Advice From Fran Lebowitz

    “I wish that real estate were cheaper and clothes were more expensive.” “Designers now, they all have these things called mood boards. I suppose they think a sense of discovery equals invention.” “If you walked around New York you would think there was a terrible mirror famine.” (via Kottke)

  10. Pharmacie

    Sock subscription service, made in Italy. I’d like to see more examples of the designs first. (via Lineage of Influence)

  11. What We Wore — A People’s Style History

    I do love some of these photos. (via Put This On)

  12. Male pattern boldness

    “I started sewing in 2009 and today make all my own clothes using mainly vintage patterns and vintage sewing machines.”

  13. TaylorTailor

    “I’m on a mission to design and create my entire wardrobe from scratch. It’s going to take a while.” Also, bags.

  14. Learning to Make Your Own Clothes, Part Two

    Tips and resources from two men who make their own clothes.

  15. Alievens

    A guy in Belgium who makes his own shirts, trousers, jackets. (via Put This On)

  16. Country Of Origin Clothing- Hand Frame Knitwear Made in Scotland

    Jumpers made in Hawick, 300 per design. (via Grey Fox)

  17. notes.husk.org. voxsart (via deathbeard): The Merchandizing….

    “Ah, ‘Business Casual.’ Do you know that it comes from this eight page brochure mailed out to about 25,000 corporate human resources types in 1992?”

  18. Shetland Jumper - Leith Clothing

    Simple, made-in-Scotland from Scottish wool, not expensive. (via Grey Fox)

  19. Mens Vintage Clothing - Suits - Harris Tweed Jackets

    UK online store of used jackets, coats, etc, reasonable prices.

  20. ESK Cashmere

    Nice, simple, Scottish-made, not cheap jumpers etc. It’s only a matter of time before every ‘About’ page is renamed ‘Story’ isn’t it. (via Die, Workwear)

  21. The Making of a Coat #1 - Introduction on Vimeo

    Currently 24 (short) videos about the process of making a bespoke coat (suit jacket). (via Made by Hand)

  22. Old Town Clothing - classic British workwear - Holt, Norfolk, England

    Someone suggested to Put This On that this is wear Monty Don gets his clothes from.

  23. Monty Don: Dirty dressing | Life and style | The Observer

    On the clothes he wears for gardening, from 2005. (via Put This On)

  24. One Cloth, Four Styles

    A nice poacher’s pocket for reading material.

  25. Sewing by Alice - Dream fabric

    Fabric with the old Netscape broken image icon.

  26. Building a capsule wardrobe: reader question

    Some suggestions for jackets and trousers for a more casual capsule wardrobe.

  27. Building a New Pants Wardrobe

    Pants as in trousers, of course. I don’t plan to do any of this, but I like “building a wardrobe” articles.

  28. Put This On - Fit

    Put This On’s posts on getting suits, shirts, etc to fit well.

  29. Put This On • The Seven-Shoe Wardrobe The longer I write about…

    I was wondering what something like this would look like yesterday, then came across this.

  30. Summer Style When You’re Not Gary Cooper I don’t know if you…

    For this: “on clothing forums … an argument erupts, a bunch of random strangers weigh in, some vociferous poster throws down a 1930s illustration from ‘Apparel Arts’ or a photo of the Duke of Windsor, and everyone simmers down.”

  31. Outside Influences :: Outlier ~ Part 1 | Carryology

    Two-part interview with Outlier about clothes and bags, fabrics, etc. Long, but I’d love to read more details about fabrics, patterns, technologies, etc. US-made fabrics are very limited in colours because the manufacturers’ main customers are the military.

  32. Apple’s 1980s clothing catalogue in pictures - Telegraph

    I expect everyone has or will link to this, but I bet I’ll want to look at it again at some point. Also, supports my idea that anything from, say, 15+ years ago that appears online looks *very* old.

  33. Timoni.org - Why I wear the same thing every day, and what I wear.

    Great stuff. And yet I still found myself thinking “this is so complicated!” (via Stellar)

  34. Chris Heathcote: anti-mega: a new fashion aesthetic

    Brilliant. Yes, all this. It saddens me when I look in trendy little fashion shops and it’s all button-up shirts and brogues. Where are the new, wearable clothes of the 21st century?

  35. Outlier Tailored Performance Clothing for a Life in Motion

    If you tell me your simple, plain-looking clothes are made out of innovative hi-tech fabrics, I’m half-way there. (via Lineage of Influence)

  36. Belstaff | Official Website

    Heavily retro rather than futury, although there’s still something slightly SF about some of the jackets. Also, the coat Sherlock wore.

  37. Saul Griffith and Jonathan Bachrach’s algorithmically-designed “DARPA Hoodie” - Boing Boing

    Interesting. Want to find more modern/future-y but still wearable clothes. Any ideas? (via @GreatDismal)

  38. The Cutter and Tailor

    A forum for professionals. You know, for when Ask Andy About Clothes and Style Forum don’t quite get down to the nitty gritty.

  39. Coriandr / lottielodge / Handmade socks, realistic price

    I love this kind of thing. I’d like to see how much your average mass-produced-in-China garment should cost if the workers were paid UK minimum wage.

  40. Jackets from Scottevest - Vests and Jackets by SeV - Men’s and Women’s Jacket Store

    Good looking jackets designed for geeks with requirements for many, many pockets. Shame it’s mail order only. (via TUAW)

  41. Ask Andy’s Clothing Fora - Ask Andy Forums

    I’m getting a little too into reading this, particularly about shoes. Would like to find a UK version.

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