Deep Country, Mother of Pearl Clouds
Stepping away from the city and into nature allows us to re-connect with our sense of what is meaningful — all the more necessary in turbulent times. We join Daniel Jenkins for a walk in the wilds of Wiltshire, meditating on the appeal of functional beauty, facilitating a life lived.
At home everywhere, mud, concrete, restaurant and field. Asking, begging, pleading to be worn, then forgotten, well, until catching that reflection. Sunbeams hitting the toe, briefly dazzled glimpse in windows and glinting puddles. I’ve crossed marble floors, stood caked in mud, even broken into the lightest of jogs and felt nothing other than me.
Working from homecollections
Working from home
How to dress to work productively in the new age of home working.
Cygnus Inter Anates — Swan amongst ducks
“A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.”
"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free."
Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush, stumble and fall.
Simon Crompton — Building a shoe wardrobe
Leading menswear writer Simon Crompton reflects upon where to start when building a shoe collection:
"I have a friend. Let’s call him Nick. About five years ago I convinced him that he should be spending more money on his shoes. Most men don’t spend enough – it’s often an afterthought with smarter clothing – and between myself and two female friends, we convinced him that shoes matter. “If you want to know if a fellow is well dressed, look down,” as Fred Astaire once wrote.