It was lovely to see so many people on Wednesday night at our launch party for The Finest Menswear in the World. Nearly everyone made it, despite the torrential rain, the taxi strikes and the underground closures. Cleverley and Anderson & Sheppard did a … > Read more
A reader asked earlier in the week when the Drake’s factory sale was. The answer is, Thursday! The sale is being held at the Haberdasher Street location, from Thursday to Saturday. Opens at 10am Thursday. Also featuring Mackintosh. See you there…
Drake’s, Edward Green and Mackintosh are having a sale this week at the new Drake’s factory – 3 Haberdasher Street (wonderfully), N1 6ED. The days and times are: Wednesday, 10am-8pm; Thursday to Saturday, 12pm-7pm. We are promised discounts of up … > Read more
One of the disconcerting things about the growing popularity of Permanent Style is the regularity with which readers find old posts – usually via search engines – and question me about them. I dislike being called an expert today, whether … > Read more
In January, for the first time in our history, there were over 300,000 visits to the Permanent Style site, doubtless helped by Pitti, The Times and Fuera de Serie.Thank you so much to everyone that visits, reads and contributes to … > Read more
I always used to describe my style as how the Italians wear English clothes. Talking to Michael Drake recently though, (whose taste and sense of colour I respect immensely) I think the French might be a better reference point. The … > Read more
The Drake’s shop is open and looking simply lovely. The blue tiles and engraved threshold are particularly nice touches. And it’s such a pleasure to be able to try on pieces.Do pop along. 3 Clifford Street.