now go forth and be amazing
That’s right… long sleeve polos have finally arrived at the Armoury.
This Saturday, July 26th Huw Griffith-Jones from Fox Umbrellas will be in store to assist clients with made-to-order umbrellas and walking sticks.
Getting something custom made, whether it be shoes, tailored clothing, or accessories is always an exciting experience. Yes, it’s a little nerdy and, yes, it’s a little particular but having something made just for yourself will always beat the feeling of immediate retail satisfaction. It’s always a bit more special.
The options from Fox are quite extensive, offering a variety of woods, canopy colors, finishing details, and monogramming options as well as custom lengths and little tweaks.
At the very least, it’ll help prevent you from leaving it at the bar.
July 26th at The Armoury NYC
" Suit : ‘Holland&Sherry’ Summer in the city -
Tailorable WINE LABEL”
“Shirt : ‘Royal Navy Tailor’ linen&cotton - Tailorable Blue LABEL”
“Silk Tie by Franco Minnuci x Tailorable (Limited edition) ”"Shoes by Carmina ”-For : C.J.H
I want to start an ad campaign, like the one Converse has plastered all over my city, with the catchphrase “Poplins Are Boring.” Poplin, for those unfamiliar, is a type of plain weave, where each lengthwise yarn passes over each crosswise yarn – over and under, over and under, and so on. The stuff is very smooth, very flat, and very, very boring. You can get an up-close view of it at Mr. Porter.
I think I wear poplin maybe once every few years, when I have to go to a wedding or something. Other than that, I prefer end-on-ends or twills, where you get a bit more variegation in color or texture. Not enough for anyone else to really notice, but enough for me to care. I’ve also been wearing the following a lot this summer: