Trousers – Wide or Narrow Leg?

Are you a wide-leg trouser fan, or are narrow legs more your thing?  I’ve always felt more comfortable in straight or narrow legs, and have never really been a wide-leg-trouser person.  I tried some on once (actually they were pyjamas!) and they looked alright, but I’ve never owned a pair as they always seemed so […]

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Paper Buttons, and Help Me Choose!

I’ve finally found some suitable buttons for my trench coat that has been awaiting these necessary items for about a year now. They needed to be a neutral stone horn style (not warm but cool toned), available in size 36 and 40L or close enough, and come with a matching 50mm buckle – I didn’t […]

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The $58 Button

Would you ever pay $58 for a button?  Well I just did!  It is a very special button though – a gilt button of the 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot.  And what is so special about that, you say?  Well it was the same regiment of the British army my great-great-grandfather joined way back in […]

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Finished – Anzac Coat!

I had some time this morning to photograph my newly finished Anzac Coat.  If you followed the Ready-To-Wear Tailoring Sewalong, you’ll know this coat inside out – literally!  And if you are sick of the sight of it – I promise this is the last post.  Oh dear, is that a pun?! I’d like to […]

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