Vogue 9262 — Getting to know you

Vogue 9262 — Getting to know you

While I'm self isolating (and I hope you are too!), I've decided to take on a tailoring project.   It's interesting to see what the sewing community is turning towards during this troubled time.  Doing a deep dive into one's stash seems to be popular.  Or maybe breaking out that fabric that's always seemed too [...]

The "What the F was I thinking" Fishing Vest

So, let's start with the inspiration.   Vest over jacket This is from Engineered Garments of Brooklyn, NY. Their editorial photo spreads are horrendous IMO, but the clothes are beautiful. I had a chance to see them at Napenthes, a store WAY too hip (and expensive!) for me in NYC's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood. Essentially, everything they [...]

Getting Started — The Watanabe Jacket

I'll admit it, I look at some fashion websites. It's a good source of inspiration for me, even if 99% of what's shown is a perpetual theme and variation on one thing -- Black. I'm just NOT that person.And don't get me going on sleeveless jackets for men!  I've been drawn to the work of [...]