Category Archive: Material Issue

Famous Beige Raincoats

Yesterday, the management team behind luxury label Jaeger acquired rivals Aquascutum, the venerable British brand. Jaeger hopes to turn Aquascutum in to a Burberry-style financial hit. Yet, in England, Aquascutum has more cachet… Continue reading

Aughties In Review: The It Bag Generation

Maybe I was hasty in proclaiming the 2000s the Shoe Decade, when we were all clearly preoccupied with status bags. It’s all we thought about!!! But again, what is the defining purse of… Continue reading

Give Me Liberty

Forget Harrods and down with Topshop: Liberty has my vote for the most iconic of British Department stores. I started collecting vintage Liberty scarves (I accquired the one pictured above last week) around… Continue reading

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