20 posts tagged photography
Men’s street style, Milano
Men’s street style, Milan
Real streets, Milano
Jeans survived the motorcycle crash but not the ER, and are currently on R&R at the Left Field shop, where I spent the day recovering from NYFW with Christian and Johnny. Their well hidden shop in Ridgewood, NY is off (and under) the track..
Edward Waterhouse, general manager of Taylor and Lodge, guided me through the facilities beginning with the boardroom, shelved with leather-bound swatch books that catalogued more than 100 years of the company’s production; volumes of burly tweeds, fine suiting woolens, both slubby and sleek, and cashmere blends that could have draped Bond’s shoulders from Connery to Craig (and in Craig’s case they did).
Training on Savile Row for the better part of a year gave me an even deeper appreciation for the high craft of bespoke tailoring, immersed in the minutia of stitching, cutting, re-marking and fittings I saw an opportunity to illustrate the bespoke process from a different angle all together.
With the help of Dugdale Bro’s Woollen Merchants and Benson and Clegg tailors I set out to photograph the incredible process raw wool goes through, from dying and weaving into a finished bespoke garment.
RAF SIMONS SS-14