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The Velvet Collar Coat

The Velvet Collar Coat

The velvet collar first became a popular sartorial feature on gentlemen’s overcoats in the 1840s, but it was likely used more practically earlier in the 18th century. In the early 1800s, a gentleman’s evening clothes often included a cut-away tail coat with velvet collar. Even the original fashionista Beau Brummell was a devotee of the device.
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  • The Velvet Collar Coat

    The velvet collar first became a popular sartorial feature on gentlemen’s overcoats in the 1840s, but it was likely used more practically earlier in the 18th century. In the early 1800s, a gentleman’s evening clothes often included a cut-away tail coat with velvet collar. Even the original fashionista Beau Brummell was a devotee of the device.
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  • Chivalry & The Contemporary Gentleman

    Some say that chivalry is irrelevant (and even undesirable) in the modern world. However, we believe that the basic tenets of chivalry should be at the core of contemporary gentlemanly conduct...
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  • The Polo Tournament

    Sporting events often feature on the social calendar and offer an ideal opportunity for the gentleman to demonstrate his mastery of sartorial style on every occasion. While it’s important to follow any mandatory dress codes, one should retain an element of sophisticated individuality in order to stand out from the crowd.

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  • The History & Art of Luxury Watchmaking

    When it comes to emotionally charged purchases, there is nothing quite like a watch. A fine watch completes a gentleman's ensemble and should be chosen carefully to suit both the individual and their wardrobe. Often passed from generation to generation, a well-made timepiece earns a heartfelt place in family history leaving an unforgettable mark. With that in mind, it’s understandable that when the time comes to invest in a new watch, it needs to tick all the right boxes.
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    Following on from our fascinating encounter with Joth Davies of Savills Barbers, we sat down with blogger and stylist, Adam Tanous to discuss his views on all things men’s style. Led by Adam, The Dapper Chapper is a community of stylish and suave writers from London and Edinburgh, with a cult following, providing the ultimate style advice for the modern man.

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  • The Full Canvas Suit

    Our full canvas suits incorporate a combination of high quality natural components between the suit fabric and the lining that are stitched in place to give an unequalled fit, drape and level of comfort that will actually improve over time as the suit adapts to the wearers body.
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