Brand: Permanent Style
My third book this year, published by Prestel and in bookstores worldwide, is now available. It is called Best of British: The Stories Behind Britain’s Iconic Brands. The book covers 14 British manufacturers that are over 100 years’ old. From … > Read more
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
What a lovely evening. Food, laughter, and some damned serious discussions about cufflink manufacturing and soft-shouldered tailoring. I love serious discussions at dinner.The film of our Gathering dinner last month, in collaboration with Essence Lifestyle, is now available to see … > Read more
We received the first few copies of Permanent Style 2015 yesterday, and they look fantastic! They’re thick, they’re substantial, and the production is beautiful.Relief, pleasure, excitement: all bundled into one. The official launch of the book will be next Wednesday, the 29th, … > Read more
These are the first pictures from our first Permanent Style dinner, which was co-hosted with Essence Lifestyle on Monday at Club Cafe Royal – part of a series we are creating called The Gathering.It was a really lovely event, bringing together some … > Read more
About 50% of Permanent Style collaborations never come to fruition. The quality’s not right, or the cut, or some other aspect just can’t be perfected. Often the lead time proves to be too long. It makes you realise how difficult … > Read more
THE FINAGON CARDIGAN WAS PUT INTO SMEDLEY’S PERMANENT COLLECTION FOLLOWING THIS COLLABORATION. YOU CAN BUY IT ON THE SMEDLEY SITE. –Following Monday’s post on the cardigan we have developed with John Smedley – the Finagon – here is an update and answers … > Read more
THE FINAGON CARDIGAN WAS PUT INTO SMEDLEY’S PERMANENT COLLECTION FOLLOWING THIS COLLABORATION. YOU CAN BUY IT ON THE SMEDLEY SITE. – Last year I began working with John Smedley on our next project – the perfect cardigan. The requirements were:It had to be … > Read more
Thanks everyone, all 50 pairs of slippers have now gone. Sorry to those who missed out.
As I suspected, the travel slippers went very quickly yesterday and we now have only two pairs left out of the 50 available. First to email me gets them!
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
Just a nudge to remind readers that the collaboration between Permanent Style and tiemaker Passaggio Cravatte is still running, with some limited edition Italian regimental silks available to make into just one or two ties each. The two swatches below … > Read more
Following our recent project with Italian tiemaker Passaggio Cravatte, I’m pleased to offer the second iteration of this collaboration, focusing on regimental ties. (You can see the samples at the bottom of the post.)For anyone who missed the first project, … > Read more